Friday, October 21st, 2016

DIECIOCHO Podcast: Trump’s Bad Hombres

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco This is what Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said, verbatim, at the last presidential debate in reference to his immigration plan and unauthorized immigrants: We’ll get them out, secure the border, and once the border is secured, at a later date we’ll make a determination as to the rest. But we

Friday, October 21st, 2016

Central American Families Arriving At Southern Border In Record Numbers

*There’s been a substantial year-to-year increase in the number of Central American immigrants detainees at the U.S. border. Many are families with children. VL By Michel Marizco, Fronteras (1 minute read) Newly released data shows the number of...

Friday, October 21st, 2016

When These Latinos Tell Immigration Stories, They Push Beyond Fairy Tales

*This is good stuff to read. Real stories told with real, raw truth. VL By Leah Donnella, NPR Code Switch (7 minute read) It’s easy to believe in a definitive American immigration story. So much of this...

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Trump’s immigration whisperer

*Trump’s immigration policies aren’t his own. This is the guy who feeds him ideas and one-liners. VL By Glenn Thrush, Off Message (9 minute read) TOPEKA, Kan. — Kris Kobach is only 50, but he’s the closest...

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

Federal Government Is Running Out of Funds to Detain Illegal Immigrants

*Wait, what? It’s a political budget thing, and if ICE doesn’t get the money be early November they’ll have to set “newly captured illegal immigrants, including high-priority arrests at the border” free. VL By Delvin Barrett, The Wall...

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

Joe Arpaio to face federal charges over Arizona immigration patrols

*A todo puerco le llega su San Martín. VL By Associated  Press (1 minute read) Federal prosecutors say they will file criminal contempt-of-court charges against Sheriff Joe Arpaio for disobeying orders to stop his immigration patrols. The announcement...

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

The Changing Face Of US-Bound Migration: Rise In Africans And Asians Moving Through Mexico

*The faces of the undocumented crossing the border with Mexico is changing. There are more immigrants from Asia and Africa traveling to Mexico to make the trek north. VL By Lorne Matalon, Fronteras Desk (3 minute read) TONALA,...

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Federal Judge Bans ICE Detainers on Immigrants

*This is big news. From the article: “The order, issued last week in Illinois, bars ICE from requesting that local jailers detain potentially deportable prisoners for 48 hours when they would otherwise be free to leave.” VL...

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Texas to Revisit Issue of ID’ing Migrants’ Remains Near Border

*This is somber stuff, but it’s important. There are thousands of families that have no idea of what happened to their loved ones who made the trek north in look for work. This may bring them peace...

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Donald Trump’s favorite scapegoats are paying more federal taxes than he is

*The undocumented paid $11.6 billion a year in taxes. From what we know of Donald Trump’s taxes, he pays nada. VL By Molly Osberg, Fusion (5 minute read) This week, the speculation over Trump’s financial status and slippery...

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

There’s one main difference between Chinese and Mexican immigrants who come to the US illegally

*First, an explanation. We don’t use the term illegal on our site, but the headline is native to the Quartz publication, so in this instance we kept it. Second, this story says a lot about what happens...

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Supreme Court won’t rehear Obama immigration orders case

*There was a 71 page list of the cases that the Supreme Court will not hear this session, President Obama’s executive actions on immigration was on the list. VL By Josh Gerstein, Politico (2 minute read)  The...

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Houston taco trucks register voters as Latinos flex political muscle

*Flex those political muscles, one taco at a time. VL By Terry Wade, Reuters (2minute read) HOUSTON, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Taco trucks in Houston have begun doubling as voter registration sites as Latinos in Texas flex their...

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Tuesday’s numbers

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco The Latino daily subscribers get a daily dose of Latino numbers – about the economy, education, health, census, immigration –  in their inbox as part of their daily Latino morning brief. Here’s a...

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