Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Is Trump positioning for mass deportation?

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco  (2.5 minute read)    Now we know how far Trump’s immigration orders will go (or better yet, can go) toward a massive deportation effort, because it’s one thing to say you’re going to do something, it’s another to publicize your plans. That’s what Homeland Security (DHS) chief John F. Kelly did

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Trump’s Definition of Deportable ‘Broad’ and ‘Vague’

Why you should read this: Actually, you should read this slowly. Because this is what we’ve been talking about for several days, Trump’s border wall executive order and what’s buried in it. Because with the stroke of...

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Trump will sign the border wall order today. Why are we shocked?

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco  (4 minute read)  It’s what he talked about almost every day for 18 months, it’s what got the most applause at his campaign events (along with the “Mexico will pay for it” shtick),...

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Practical Tips: How Undocumented Immigrants Can Prepare For A Trump Presidency

*The interesting thing about this article, and others like it, is that three weeks ago we’d never guess that such lists would be needed. VL By Erin N. Marcus, New America Media (6 minute read) MIAMI- Donald J....

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Rep. Judy Chu asks President Obama to protect the information of ‘Dreamers’ before Trump takes office

*It’s within his power to do this. I’m positive it would p.o. Trump and it would add a layer of security for DREAMers. VL By Sarah D. Wire. Los Angeles Times (1.5 minute read) With President-elect Donald Trump...

Friday, July 1st, 2016

With deportation relief at stake, South’s Latinos could swing presidential race

*Fear in politics cuts both ways. The next president will nominate a ninth justice of the Supreme Court, determine the future of deferred action programs and deportation raids, and have the pressure of pushing immigration reform. Few...

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

More Shattered Families

*What’s next after the Supreme Court’s non-ruling on the president’s executive actions on immigration? There’s a plan to call for a moratorium on deportations, deportation defense campaigns and an overhaul of the privatized detention system. Also, do...

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Supreme Court Tie Deals Blow to Obama’s Immigration Order

*This was not good news for President Obama or for the 4 million undocumented people who will be affected by the ruling. This doesn’t mean that DAPA or an extension of DACA are finished. But it does...

Friday, June 17th, 2016

House rejects effort to ban undocumented immigrants from military service

*Now lets work at getting the deported veterans back home. VL By Cristina Marcos, The Hill In a break from previous votes on the issue, the House on Thursday rejected two GOP proposals to prevent the Obama...

Monday, February 15th, 2016

The Supreme Court Minus Scalia, a case breakdown

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco (5.5 minute read) The big news over the weekend is the passing of Supreme Court (SCOTUS) Justice Antonin Scalia. There’s been a relentless stream of reports and analysis about the effect of Scalia’s...

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

Immigration case could hurt Republican outreach to U.S. Hispanics

*The Supreme Court’s decision to hear the Obama executive actions on immigration case could be a Catch-22 for the GOP. The case involves the Republican’s attempt to stall or a null the president’s action that would remove...

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Appeals Court Deals Blow to Obama’s Immigration Plan

*There are many, many stories this morning about the 5th Circuit’s ruling against the president’s executive actions on immigration. They all reiterate the same information, this is one of the more complete reports. The Obama administration says...

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Attorney General Appeals In-State Tuition For DREAMers

*Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich says he’s preotecting the will of the voters, who decided against spending public money for services for undocumented people. A lower court said the students are here legally under DACA. VL By...

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Who is gaining the most from Obama’s deferred action program for undocumented adults?

*Contrary to what critics have been saying, it’s not as if opening the doors to legalization through DACA was going to let in a flood of immigrants. The choice to go through the deferred action process has...

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