The State of Texas is investing more than $50 million to test the rape kit backlog, hire necessary staff and implement the technological infrastructure needed to avoid a backlog in the future.
Ruth, Wendy, Magda, Chileno and Magaly are five Salvadoran women who started their own theatre company and aspired for a better life in a male-dominated culture.
RAICES staff said this is the youngest population it has ever documented in immigrant detention, with some clients’ files showing they are as young as five months old.
Veronica Escobar and Garcia both defeated their Republican opponents in Texas.
There have been an increasing number of Latinos born in border towns who have had issues attaining their passports.
Before These DREAMers Spoke Out, Univision Told Them They Couldn’t Participate in Its Beauty Competition
Univision reached out to Latino USA to announce a tentative change to Nuestra Belleza Latina’s official program guidelines.
After Approving Statewide Mexican American Studies Course, Texas Board of Education Remains Undecided About Name Change Debacle
Mexican American Studies or MAS course supporters argued the name change takes away the right from Mexican Americans to self-identify.
Austin-based Latino youth civic engagement organization, Jolt, publicly supported Democratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke in his attempt to unseat Republican Ted Cruz from the U.S. Senate, and Andrew White in his run against Texas governor Greg Abbott.