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 sample. Click HERE to receive the Latino daily every morning! PricewaterhouseCoopers published the results of a fascinating study on

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Female Janitors Who Suffered Abuse Score A Big Win In California

*This is powerful, and redeeming. VL By Kris Fortin, mitú (2.5 minute read) When everyone goes home from work, school or church, the space becomes the janitors domain. Many of these working class janitors tend to be women,...

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Hillary Clinton says immigration reform will add $700 billion to U.S. economy

*I’m glad this was fact-checked.  Both she and Trump should be held to the same truth standard. VL By Miriam Valverde, PolitiFact (5.5 munite read)  Hillary Clinton supports plans by President Barack Obama to defer deportation for...

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Overall Number of U.S. Unauthorized Immigrants Holds Steady Since 2009

*No change in the number of undocumented since 2009.  Mexicans are still 52% of the undocumented in the U.S. VL By Jeffrey S. Passel and D’Vera Cohn, Pew Research Center The U.S. unauthorized immigrant population – 11.1 million...

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

Undocumented Central American Immigration Surges Again at U.S. Border

*This is going to play into presidential politics, soon. VL By Eleanor Dearman, Texas Tribune (3 minute read) For the second time in three years, the U.S. Border Patrol is apprehending more non-Mexicans than Mexicans along the...

Friday, September 9th, 2016

Wichita, Kansas Gets First Latino, Formerly Undocumented Deputy Police Chief

*Great story! Something uplifting for an end of week read. VL By Brian Latimer, NBC News (4 minute read)  Deputy Sheriff José Salcido of the Wichita, Kansas Police Department made history on Wednesday — twice. He was...

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Trump: Undocumented Wanting to Be In Military a ‘Special Circumstance’

*If you’re keeping score, this statement is part of the “softer” Trump on immigration. We’ll see what he says next. VL By Suzanne Gamboa, NBC News (1.5 minute read) GOP nominee Donald Trump, added a little more confusion...

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

The Obvious Consequence Of Trump’s Immigration Policy That No One’s Talking About

*No one is talking about the fact that 60 percent of ag workers are immigrants. If they leave food prices will increase, farmers will chose to change their crops, agriculture imports will increase as well. Your diet-conscience...

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Austin Poised to Become First “Sanctuary City” In Texas

*A candidate for Sheriff in Austin, Texas, vows to “get ICE out of Austin.” VL By Jay Root, Texas Tribune (7 minute read)  Conservatives already love to bash Austin — that bag-ban loving, Uber-hating, Democrat-electing enclave in the...

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

Donald Trump Gambles on Immigration but Sends Conflicting Signals

*He wasn’t so tough in Mexico, was he? Then he comes back to Phoenix and barks again. Typical Trump. VL By Patrick Healy, The New York Times (5 minute read) Donald J. Trump made an audacious attempt on Wednesday...

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

Several Hispanic Trump surrogates reconsider support

*From a U.S. Latino perspective, even among his supporters and GOP partisans, yesterday was a fail for Trump. VL By Katie Gluleck and Kyle Cheney, Politico (3 minute read) Several major Latino surrogates for Donald Trump are reconsidering...

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

“¡Orale Donald! ¡Como J__s!”

*Henry Flores says his take on the Trump Mexico visit can’t be published here. You’ll have to fill-in the spaces. VL By Henry Flores, NewsTaco (4 minute read) Perdoname pero  I had to put spaces in the...

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Documenting The Dead On The Arizona Border: Lonely Remains Are Matched To Lost Loved Ones

*The remains of 900 deceased undocumented migrants remain unidentified. VL By Michel Marizco, Fronteras Desk On August 8 of this year, a U.S. Border Patrol agent tracking a group of illegal immigrants from Mexico came upon the...

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

How many legal immigrants are we deporting?

*Part of the problem is that  there is no right to legal representation for immigration proceedings. ICE is secretive about its statistics so there’s no way of knowing how many deportees may have been residents. VL By...

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