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Latinos: COVID-19 Disrupts Finances, Daily Life, Mental Health

Victor Landa April 6, 2020

COVID-19 doesn’t discriminate. But U.S. Latinos are more likely than all Americans to say the coronavirus pandemic changed their daily lives, and disrupts their mental health, finances, and jobs, according to new Pew Research […]

At 100, Odon Cardenas, ex-POW still hears the ‘Screaming Mimis’

Victor Landa February 3, 2020

Segregation of Latino Students From White Peers Increased Over a Generation, Study Finds

Victor Landa August 1, 2019

Latino Health Paradox is a Laughing Matter

Victor Landa May 17, 2019

High-quality conversations and laughter may contribute to longer life expectancy in Latinx populations in the United States, according to a new study in PLosONE by the University of Connecticut.  Researchers sought to explain […]

Denver Public Schools threatened to report striking teachers to immigration

Victor Landa January 25, 2019

DENVER — Denver Public Schools apologized Thursday for telling teachers working on immigration visas that they would be reported to immigration officials if they went on strike. The letter to […]

In McAllen, Texas, Hotbed of Immigration Enforcement, All-Latino District Gets an A on State’s New School Report Card

Victor Landa August 27, 2018

When the Texas Education Agency released its first, long-debated A-F report cards for school districts, no one cheered louder than the teachers and administrators in the McAllen Independent School District, […]

Latino millennials least likely to identify as heterosexual, survey finds

Victor Landa July 24, 2018

Latino millennials are the least likely millennials to identify as heterosexual, according to the GenForward Survey project at the University of Chicago. The organization’s recent report, “Millennial Attitudes on LGBT Issues: Race, […]