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

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

Victor Landa January 7, 2020

Julián Castro is out of the race for president, but that effort left him well-positioned for future runs, including the one for the second spot on a national ticket later this year. […]

Hispanic Caucus to Homeland Security conferees: No more money for immigrant detention or a wall

Victor Landa February 11, 2019

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairman Joaquin Castro and 20 members of his caucus sent a letter to the Homeland Security conferees urging them not to appropriate any more money for immigrant detention or a […]

NewsTaco Rundown – February 11, 2019

Victor Landa

Julian Castro carries generations of Latino ambition into 2020 presidential election – USA Today When I think about Julian Castro running for president, I remember a phone call nearly 30 […]

Trump’s Latino approval on the rise? Not so fast

Victor Landa January 24, 2019

With an odd echo of Sally Field’s “You like me!” speech at the Oscars, Donald Trump on Tuesday touted findings from a poll that he viewed as showing a surge of approval from Latinos. […]

Congressional candidate Gina Ortiz Jones addresses students

Victor Landa September 28, 2018

For Democratic candidate Gina Ortiz Jones, representation doesn’t “mean a more colorful picture, it means our voices, our experiences are at the table and impacting these decisions that affect our […]

There’s A Wave Of Latina Candidates In The Midterms — And Their Reason For Running Might Inspire You To Do The Same

Victor Landa May 17, 2018

A record number of Latina candidates are running for office this year — many of them fueled by rhetoric and policies coming out of the Trump administration that they hope […]

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Trump over ‘Dreamers’ immigrants

Victor Landa February 26, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday dealt a setback to President Donald Trump, requiring his administration to maintain protections he has sought to end for hundreds of […]

MLB Is More Latin American Than Ever, So Why Is There Only One Latino Manager?

Victor Landa October 23, 2017

With the MLB playoffs nearing the climax of the World Series, here are some disheartening facts: these playoffs mark the 4th year since a Latino manager appeared in the postseason;that was […]

It’s Time to Take Down Statues of Conquistadors

Victor Landa October 3, 2017

In 2006, the city of El Paso financed the construction of a 36-foot statue of the infamous Spanish conquistador Don Juan de Oñate riding his horse into battle. For some […]

Been in a good political argument lately? There are stats on that, and Latinos are pretty chill

Victor Landa July 21, 2017

They’re happening more often since Trump set up office in the West Wing. And they’re happening more with White, educated women. That’s what a recent Pew poll found. Latinos, on […]