James E. Garcia

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

Joe Biden’s Pick of Kamala Harris Could Help Cement Support Among Latino Voters, Advocates Say

An estimated 14.6 million Latinos are expected to cast a ballot in November, a 15 percent jump from the 2016 race.

  • Aug 12, 2020
  • 12:26 PM

Trump Is Willing to Risk Our Children’s Lives, as Long as He Gets Re-Elected (OPINION)

According to the best available science, children are not “virtually immune.” They’re not immune at all.

  • Aug 11, 2020
  • 4:37 PM

In Trump’s War on Immigrants, His Greatest Foes Are Immigrants Themselves (OPINION)

In the end, what Trump is intellectually and morally incapable of understanding is that long after he’s gone, immigrants will keep coming, keep dreaming, and keep helping make America as great as it will ever be.

  • Aug 7, 2020
  • 11:27 AM

Latest Census Deadline Will Weaken Latino Political Representation, Advocates Say

After first extending the deadline in response to the pandemic, the Trump administration now says the Census Bureau will stop collecting data next month.

  • Aug 6, 2020
  • 4:30 PM

Latino Leaders Across the Country Pay Tribute to Civil Rights Icon John Lewis

Lewis was laid to rest in Atlanta, Georgia on Thursday.

  • Jul 30, 2020
  • 4:05 PM

Trump Signs Executive Order Excluding Undocumented Immigrants’ Census Count From Use in Congressional Redistricting

The practical effect of Trump’s memorandum, if it survives a court challenge, would not come until sometime in 2021, well after this year’s general election in November. 

  • Jul 22, 2020
  • 1:28 PM

Immigration Authorities Could Begin Separating Hundreds of Detained Children From Their Migrant Parents Friday

More than 300 migrant children being held in federal detention facilities in Texas and Kansas could soon be separated from their parents, according to NBC News.

  • Jul 16, 2020
  • 4:05 PM

NYT: Latinos Have Highest COVID-19 Infection Rate in the Country

The study found Latinos have been infected by COVID-19 at three times the rate of whites in the U.S

  • Jul 8, 2020
  • 5:02 PM

Dear Governor Ducey: Arizonans Are Dying of COVID-19 (OPINION)

If you haven’t already figured it out yet, like millions of other Arizonans, I’m angry, disgusted and scared.

  • Jul 2, 2020
  • 5:10 PM

Giant of Chicano Literature Rudolfo Anaya Has Died

His most famous work is Bless Me, Ultima, a coming of age story about a Chicano boy who befriends a curandera —a folk healer— in 1940s rural New Mexico.

  • Jul 1, 2020
  • 2:27 PM

Trump Touts Wall Construction at Mexico Border, Uses Ethnic Slur At Rally

In recent weeks, Trump has repeatedly visited Arizona, a battleground state in the upcoming general election where one in four eligible voters is Latino and national polling shows him running just behind former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee for president.

  • Jun 25, 2020
  • 5:44 PM

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