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What’s Fueling Latino Entrepreneurship — and What’s Holding It Back

Victor Landa February 12, 2018

Despite such challenges as inadequate access to capital, the number of Latino-owned businesses in the U.S. is growing at a rate that outpaces just about every other ethnic group, a […]

Immigrants fear harassment in Trump’s America so much it’s started to damage the economy

Victor Landa August 25, 2017

As Latino Sneakers Sales Go, So Goes the GDP

Victor Landa July 19, 2017

Immigrants Cost Taxpayers, Then Pay More Than Most

Victor Landa July 10, 2017

*This is a conversation-changer. Yes, immigrants cost more at the beginning, but they more than make up for that cost in the long-term.  The adult children of immigrants contribute more […]

Henry Cisneros: Why Can’t Americans See Latinos Are Country’s ‘Saving Grace’?

Victor Landa July 7, 2017

*Good question. I think it’s because we’re not the ones telling our story. We need to fight for our narrative. VL By Suzanne Gamboa, NBC News (1.5 minute read)  SAN […]

Latinos key to U.S. economic growth, study finds

Victor Landa July 5, 2017

*If U.S. Latinos were a country on our own, we’d be the 7th largest economy in the world. VL NewsTaco MONEY WEDNESDAY By Octavio Blanco, CNN Money (5 minute read)  […]

Immigrants Keep an Iowa Meatpacking Town Alive and Growing

NewsTaco June 7, 2017

*The irony of this story is that the town that’s highlighted, Storm Lake, is in staunch anti-immigrant Rep. Steve King’s district. It’s where he was born.  VL NewsTaco MONEY WEDNESDAY […]