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Border congressman among highest funded by group running immigrant detention centers

Victor Landa June 22, 2018

U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, has received $32,400 in political contributions from a company that operates immigrant detention centers — the second most of any elected official in the country […]

Trump’s family separation at the border: a visual explainer

Victor Landa June 19, 2018

Will The Latino Vote Tip Elections THIS Year?

Victor Landa May 29, 2018

Border Patrol Shooting Death Of Immigrant Woman Raises Tensions In South Texas

Victor Landa May 26, 2018

The Border Patrol shooting death of an undocumented woman in Rio Bravo, Texas, near Laredo, Wednesday is ratcheting up tensions along the U.S.-Mexico border. According to a statement released by Customs […]

Advocacy group releases interactive map to help Latinos run for office

Victor Landa May 25, 2018

A Latino advocacy group is releasing a new online tool to help prospective Latino candidates run in districts where Hispanics are underrepresented. The interactive map commissioned by Latino Victory Project cross-references […]

5 Women Who Are Mobilizing The Latino Community For The Midterm Elections

Victor Landa May 24, 2018

The midterm elections this year are a pivotal time for activation, regardless of what side of the aisle you stand on. The Latino vote particularly is being mobilized by some […]

Lupe Valdez becomes first openly gay and first Latina candidate to win a major party nomination for Texas governor

Victor Landa

After a tight race throughout much of the evening Tuesday, Lupe Valdez pulled ahead late to comfortably defeat Andrew White in the Democratic runoff for governor, according to unofficial returns. […]