Tuesday, April 23, 2024

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 be a good day to do a little roundup of these redistricting battles across the country. Pennsylvania: Philadelphia’s Latino […]

States and Cities Should Reconsider Expensive Court Battles

As state legislators across the country continue to push for various anti-immigration bills, two new reports by the Center for American Progress and the Southern Poverty Law Center have exposed the high price tag associated with these growing legal battles. These reports cite the financial, social and economic costs that such immigration bills have already […]

Unity Rally to Take Place in Response to Neb. Lawmaker’s Proposed Measure

Hundreds of people from central Nebraska and Omaha are expected to gather at the state Capitol on Wednesday to show their opposition to an Arizona-style immigration proposal. The protest called the “Unity Rally for the Good Life” is being organized by the Midwest Coalition for Human Rights. “Such a law is unconstitutional and runs counter […]

Neb. Judge Throws Out Lawsuit Related to In-state Tuition for Undocumented Students

A judge in Nebraska tossed out an anti-immigrant lawsuit on Friday aimed at undocumented students who are eligible for in-state college tuition. The lawsuit by six Nebraskans who claimed their taxes were being spent in violation of federal law was dismissed by Jefferson County District Judge Paul Korslund.  He ruled that they should have first […]