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  • *Do you pay more for insurance because you live in a barrio?  Latino and Black congressmen are pushing for an investigation. VL By Lauren Kirchner, ProPublica (6 minute read)   Six Democratic members of Congress are urging Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to appoint a director for the Federal Insurance Office, which monitors access of minority and […]

  • *A reporting project to document hate in America. From the story: “We’ve received a significant number of reports to the database from minorities told to “get out of the country.” Those targeted include immigrants, as Univision reported, as well as Latinos who were born in the U.S., as The New York Times opinion section wrote.” […]

  • *Why you should read this: Because Latino legislators staged an epic battle in defense of sanctuary cities in Red-State Texas. Because the fight lasted until past 3am. VL The Texas Miracle would have been impossible without cheap undocumented labor. But now the Legislature is ready to kick immigrants out. By Christopher Hooks, The Texas Observer […]

  • By Victor Landa, NewsTaco (3 minute read)   Buried in the fourteenth and fifteenth paragraph of a Pew Hispanic Center FacTank post is the future of Latinos in the U.S. That’s not what the post is about. The post is about the past, about how immigration levels peaked about a decade ago then gradually waned to […]

  • By Victor Landa, NewsTaco (1.5 minute read)   This happened today, and we need to keep an eye on it. It’s an instance of Trump taking a stab at an Obama legacy, but U.S. Latino heritage could be collateral damage. The Hill reports: “President Trump on Wednesday will order the Interior Department to review 20 years’ […]

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