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How to reward immigrant essential workers: Give those risking their lives during the coronavirus a path to citizenship

Victor Landa April 29, 2020

Every night at 7 p.m. in New York City, we clap and make noise for essential and frontline workers. In 2017, more than 15% of the health-care labor force were immigrants, […]

A Profile of Coronavirus and the Latino Workforce

Victor Landa April 13, 2020

Analysis: Julián Castro’s unsuccessful bid for president wasn’t really an ending

Victor Landa January 7, 2020

One thing has united different Latino generations — defeating Trump

Victor Landa October 29, 2019

Sunday dinners in the Tambara household were more than a weekly source of food — they brought revelry, reminiscence and sometimes heated political debate — especially as presidential elections approached.  […]

As Trump seeks reelection, immigrant voters stand in his path

Victor Landa October 24, 2019

HOUSTON — This is where a nation changes: a public school auditorium that moonlights as a veritable citizenship factory. At the M.O. Campbell Educational Center, where murals honoring the arts and sciences […]

LatinX Voters Will be a Core 2020 Voting Bloc. Are Democrats Paying Enough Attention?

Victor Landa August 1, 2019

DEMOCRATS RUNNING FOR president are awakening to the reality that Latinx voters, poised to become the largest nonwhite eligible voting bloc in 2020, are crucial to their chances of winning the […]

Castro stands up for issues that matter to Latinos

Victor Landa

Wednesday night’s Democratic debate is the last call for what Vox termed the “mega-debate.” By September, the standards to qualify for the big stage will be significantly higher, so tonight was […]