Declining white population is spawning fears, bias

Declining white population is spawning fears, bias

Victor Landa July 23, 2018

Over the last three decades, demographers have told us that there would come a day when the declining white population would become less than half of the U.S. population. The […]

Texas OKs Mexican-American studies curriculum under new name

Victor Landa April 12, 2018

The Texas Board of Education on Wednesday gave preliminary approval to creating statewide academic standards for a Mexican-American studies high school course — but only after changing the name to “ethnic studies,” […]

Trump Administration Targets and then Mocks Immigrant with Prosthetic Leg

Victor Landa November 15, 2017

A 20-year-old undocumented immigrant with prosthetic leg and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status has been detained by federal immigration agents and held without charges for over a month, treated inhumanely […]

A girl with cerebral palsy is being held in immigration detention. The ACLU just sued for her release

Victor Landa November 1, 2017

Lawyers for an undocumented 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who was detained in Texas after undergoing surgery demanded her immediate release on Tuesday in a lawsuit filed against the Trump administration in […]

Trump Administration Preparing Texas Wildlife Refuge for First Border Wall Segment

Victor Landa July 17, 2017

By Melissa del Bosque, Texas Observer (3.5 minute read)  For at least six months, private contractors and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials have been quietly preparing to build […]

Texas High Schoolers Rise Against Anti-Immigrant SB 4 Law

Victor Landa July 15, 2017

By Viri Sanchez and Karla Quinones  (2.5 minute read) Four months ago, on February 16, thousands of high school students across Texas joined in a collective effort to stand up […]

Ride Like a Girl

Victor Landa July 11, 2017

*Do yourself a favor. Give this a read. It’s one of the toughest and mot beautiful of the Mexican traditions. VL Women riders take the reins in the macho world […]