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Friday, February 12th, 2016

Latino appointments, endorsements and the changing political establishment

By Aaron Sanchez, Commentary & Cuentos Lacking a diverse field but needing a diverse electorate has forced Democrats to build their outreach efforts.  The growing Latino electorate has led to a seemingly unprecedented amount of Latino staffing appointments and key Latino endorsements.  Both Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton have hired a cadre of Latino staffers,

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Stop ignoring the police killings of Latinos

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Obama’s Last Budget Includes Many Latino Priorities, But Gridlock May Doom It

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Video: UCLA Gymnast Sophina DeJesus Whips, Nae Naes And Slays

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

*Latinas, on average, have paid only 3 pwercent of their student debt, they carry and average of $21,026, and they earn 54 cents for every dollar earned by a white male. VL By Natalie Kitrrroeff, Bloomberg Business...

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Georgia Lawmaker Proposes Driving Cards That Identify ‘Illegal Aliens’

* By  Elise Foley, Huffington Post Politics If a Republican state senator in Georgia gets his way, recipients of temporary reprieve from deportation would be more easily identified as undocumented — by putting their immigration status on...

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

New Hampshire Sets Up Nevada’s Latinos to Shape White House Race

*   By Suzanne Gamboa, NBC News Donald Trump’s win in New Hampshire served notice to Latino voters that his candidacy is alive and well, along with the anti-Mexican rhetoric on which he established his run for...

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

The Movement to Retire Roberto Clemente’s Number From the MLB Is Flourishing

By Juan José Ferro H., Remezcla

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

US Officials: Women, Children Crossing Southwest Border Illegally Drops

* By Lorne Matalon, Fronteras The U.S. Department of Homeland Security says the number of women and children illegally crossing the Southwest border into the United States dropped sharply last month. There was a 65 percent drop...

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Homeland Security produces first estimate of foreign visitors to U.S. who overstay deadline to leave

*It’s no sevret that many of the unauthorized residents in the U.S. overstay their visas. This is the first official count of the overstayers, there are 482,781 in total – 93 thousand are from Canada, 42 thousand...

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Captive Genius

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Houston-Based Book Publisher Celebrates A Milestone

¡Felicidades Nick and Arte Público Press! By the way . . . we’re excited that NewsTaco will soon be partenring with Arte Público. Stay

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

*Language, distrust of government officials, the high use of cell phones and low voter participation makes polling Latinos more difficult and less accurate than traditional polling methods. But, as in so many news stories about Latinos, this...

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

Young Latino Students Don’t See Themselves in Books

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