James E. Garcia

Trump Must Resign Now (OPINION)

The president has failed miserably to live up to his oath of office, but never so blatantly as he did on Wednesday when he urged tens of thousands of supporters to march on the U.S. Capitol to reject the results of the November election.

  • Jan 7, 2021
  • 12:42 PM

Georgia Latino Voters Could Play Decisive Role in Senate Runoff Elections

Georgia is home to just over 1 million Latinos.

  • Dec 17, 2020
  • 5:01 PM

Will the Biden Administration ‘Look Like America’? (OPINION)

As much as I believe the people who run our government should look like the people they represent, I get that Biden’s promise won’t be easy to keep, even in the era of so-called racial reckoning.

  • Dec 15, 2020
  • 10:24 AM

Latino Leaders Back Nomination of Xavier Becerra to Lead HHS

Groups like LULAC and NALEO have praised the decision.

  • Dec 10, 2020
  • 11:27 AM

When Democracy Teeters (OPINION)

To deny how close this country came to the brink of disaster is to ignore the obvious.

  • Nov 19, 2020
  • 1:54 PM

El Paso Battling Mass Wave of Coronavirus Deaths, as US Latino Death Toll Nears 51,000

As the death toll among Latinos killed by COVID-19 nears 51,000, El Pasoans are battling a growing wave of death and illness from the coronavirus.

  • Nov 19, 2020
  • 10:51 AM

How Latinos and Latinas Did in the 2020 Senate and House Races

While final data is still being gathered, experts say election results are expected to show that Latino voters turned out in record numbers nationwide.

  • Nov 5, 2020
  • 2:15 PM

Record Number of Latino Votes Already Cast in 2020

“Like the population overall, Latinos are turning out to vote early in record numbers,” said NALEO Educational Fund CEO Arturo Vargas.

  • Nov 3, 2020
  • 10:18 AM

The American Latino Renaissance (OPINION)

Latinos, COVID, and the rising Brown tide are driving Arizona’s blue wave.

  • Nov 1, 2020
  • 7:19 PM

CDC Reports 50 Percent Jump in ‘Excess Deaths’ Among Latinos 25-44

Deaths among Latinos 25 to 44 years old were 53.6% higher, as compared to the average number of deaths of Latinos from 2015-2019.

  • Oct 28, 2020
  • 3:12 PM

ACLU: 545 Migrant Children Yet to Be Reunited With Parents

In a court filing this week, the ACLU said the parents of two-thirds of those children have already been deported to Central America.

  • Oct 21, 2020
  • 2:28 PM

Supreme Court Lets Trump End Census Count Tonight

The Census Bureau will continue to accept responses online at My2020Census.gov until 11:59 p.m Thursday night October 15, Hawaii time.

  • Oct 15, 2020
  • 1:56 PM

Number of Latinos Killed by COVID-19 Nationwide Tops 44,500

Latinos and African Americans each account for 21.1 percent of all coronavirus victims nationwide, NPR reports.

  • Oct 8, 2020
  • 10:12 AM

The ‘Lucha Libre’ Presidential Debate

As to issues affecting the lives of average Latinos and most other Americans, the president insisted the economy is making a fast recovery, but his claims belie the facts.

  • Sep 30, 2020
  • 4:13 PM

Latino Leaders Honor Ginsburg’s Legacy

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda Friday, after lying in repose for two days at the Supreme Court where thousands paid homage to her.

  • Sep 24, 2020
  • 6:20 PM

Why Some Latinos Support Trump, and Why They Shouldn’t (OPINION)

Latinos have worked too hard and come too far as a people to let a master charlatan intent on usurping our democracy steal our destiny.

  • Sep 22, 2020
  • 3:34 PM

Nurse Says Women in Georgia ICE Detention Faced Forced Hysterectomies and Other Dangerous Health Practices

Dawn Wooten also accuses authorities at the detention facility of refusing “to test detained immigrants for COVID-19 who have been exposed to the virus and are symptomatic.”

  • Sep 16, 2020
  • 3:22 PM

Poll Shows Biden With National Lead Over Trump Among Latino Voters

65 percent said they plan to vote for Biden as compared to 24 percent who support Trump.

  • Sep 11, 2020
  • 12:22 PM

Reports of the Republican Party’s Death Are Not Greatly Exaggerated (OPINION)

The party has cast aside many of its so-called traditional conservative values, such as federal debt reduction, smaller government, and its veneration for the U.S. Constitution.

  • Sep 9, 2020
  • 12:21 PM

Latino Advocacy Groups Say Republican Party Is Enabling Trump’s ‘Bigoted and Cruel Agenda’

Representatives from UnidosUS Action Fund, Voto Latino, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) and Mi Familia Vota presented what the groups described as their indictment of the Republican Party.

  • Sep 3, 2020
  • 2:05 PM

A Latino Recap of the Democratic National Convention

Julián Castro was the only Latino to run in this year’s presidential primaries but did not have a speaking role at the convention.

  • Aug 21, 2020
  • 4:17 PM

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