Rogelio Sáenz

An Update on the Latino Job Situation in May 2020: One Step Forward and Two Steps Back

As in April, Latinos continued to have the highest unemployment rate in May with 17.5% of the civilian labor force without a job, though the rate eased downward from the earlier month

  • Jun 25, 2020
  • 5:56 PM

Win for DACA Recipients Is a Win for the Country (OPINION)

Let us see what happens in November.

  • Jun 23, 2020
  • 4:08 PM

COVID-19 Cases and Deaths Among Latinos: A Follow-Up in Early June

The data trends presented here suggest that people of color have borne the brunt of the COVID-19 virus and the pandemic is nowhere over yet.

  • Jun 6, 2020
  • 6:09 PM

Latino Job Loss in the Last Few Months of the COVID-19 Pandemic

The newly released data from the April 2020 Current Population Survey (CPS) demonstrates yet another way in which the pandemic has hurt many Latinos and their families.

  • May 28, 2020
  • 2:31 PM

What Do We Know About COVID-19 Infections and Deaths Among Latinos?

There is much need for information concerning the impact of the COVID-19 on the Latino community.

  • May 4, 2020
  • 11:26 AM

The Official Census Day Is Here: Get Counted (OPINION)

With the ravages of the coronavirus, it is easy to have forgotten about the notice from the Census Bureau about participating in the 2020 Census.

  • Apr 1, 2020
  • 12:18 PM

Remembering Iowa

Welcome to Ames, Iowa. At ISU, there was literally a handful of Chicana/o students then: Alberto from the Valley, Jerry from Omaha, Maria from Chicago, Rupert from San Antonio, and me from the Valley.

  • Feb 3, 2020
  • 8:12 AM

It’s Time to Impeach and Indict Donald Trump (OPINION)

If Trump is not removed from office, we cannot see it as “business as usual.”

  • Dec 18, 2019
  • 9:18 AM

Donald Trump’s Hands Are Covered in Blood (OPINION)

Trump did not pull the trigger, but his irresponsible words and deeds contributed to this.

  • Aug 6, 2019
  • 2:40 PM


Donald Trump is undeniably a racist. There, that was not so hard to do. Despite his racist behavior on the campaign trail and now as president, the mainstream American public, including traditional Democrat politicians, have either refused to acknowledge Trump’s racism or have simply bitten their tongue. It took a racist, hate-filled tweet berating four […]

  • Jul 29, 2019
  • 4:51 PM

The Politics of the 2020 Census

The citizenship question is another effort to slow the Latino population engine and forestall the demographic reality.

  • May 23, 2019
  • 10:31 AM

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