Monday, April 8th, 2013

Latinos Could Sway Omaha’s Mayoral Race

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco They’re calling the Latinos in South Omaha the “X” factor. That’s because the Latino population in the biggest city in Nebraska totals about 13 percent of the population, enough to sway the upcoming mayoral election.  So much so that Latino issues have become a deciding factor. A Nebraskan political activist named

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Nebraska Upholds Prenatal Care For Undocumented

By Victor Landa It turns out pro-immigrant trumps anti-abortion in Nebraska after all. This has been a topsy-turvy issue for a few weeks so I’ll give you the need-to-know version of the details, NewsTaco has reported on...

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

Nebraska Grapples With Unborn Undocumented Immigrants

Let’s see if we can help the lawmakers in the state of Nebraska figure this one out. A person is undocumented if they came to this country with no legal permission to do so. A person is...

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Nebraska County Refuses To Print Ballots In Spanish

By Dustin Mendus Dodge County, Nebraska, is not going to produce any bilingual ballots for next election year and beyond, despite the population being 10% Hispanic. The county clerk, Fred Mytty, told supervisors on last week that bilingual ballots are only...

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

News Taco To Go: Voting, Immigration Reform & Arizona’s SB 1070

Latino Voting Power In Nebraska Diminished President Obama In Texas Today To Promote Immigration Reform Arizona Appeals To The Supreme Court To Keep Anti-Latino Law

Monday, May 9th, 2011

Latino Voting Power In Nebraska Diminished

Last week in our national Latino redistricting roundup, we reported that in Nebraska Latino voter power was set to be diminished under a recently adopted redistricting plan. This week the group Somos Republicans wrote a little more...

Friday, May 6th, 2011

National Latino Redistricting Roundup

We at News Taco have been doing our best to keep you informed of redistricting battles affecting Latino population areas (really redistricting affects all Latinos everywhere, but that’s a pretty tall order…) So we thought today would...

Friday, January 21st, 2011

Nebraska’s Latino Republicans Push Immigration Reform

The Latino Republican organization that grew out of Arizona, Somos Republicans, has expanded across the country and now includes chapters in Colorado, California, Texas, Oklahoma, Iowa, Illinois, Utah and Virginia. Recently, Bob Quasius, Mid-West Director for Somos Republicans,...