Over 2,000 Tejanos Fought For the Confederate Army in the Civil War
Thousands of Mexican-Americans Fought for the Confederate Army in the Civil War
By Cindy Casares | 04/27/2016 - 14:23

A recent letter-to-the-editor in the Brownsville Herald raises


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1.7 Million Texas Children Live In Poverty, Majority Are Latino
1.7 Million Texas Children Live in Poverty, Majority Are Latino
By Cindy Casares | 04/21/2016 - 16:43

Nearly 1 in 10 children living in the U.S.


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Undocumented College Student Shares His Harsh Reality
Supreme Court's Immigration Case Personal for Undocumented College Students
By Cindy Casares | 04/21/2016 - 11:12

On Monday, the Supreme Court heard arguments in the case of United States v.


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Texas Nursing Home Professionals Can Earn More Working At McDonald’s
Texas Nursing Home Professionals Can Earn More Working at McDonald’s
By Cindy Casares | 04/15/2016 - 13:07

In Texas, you can bring home more dinero by flippin' burgers at a fast food joint than you can working at a nursing home.


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Why Monica Morales is Campaigning to Shut Down a Texas Immigration Detention Center
Why Monica Morales is Campaigning to Shut Down a Texas Immigration Detention Center
By Raquel Reichard | 04/14/2016 - 17:16

Like countless other immigrant women, Francisca Morales embarked on a treacherous journey from Mexico to the United States in an effort to escape violent gangs and an abusive ex-husband who trie


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The Cop Who Body Slammed a Latina Girl Has Been Fired
Texas Middle School Cop Who Body Slammed Latina Student Has Been Fired
By Geraldine Estevez | 04/12/2016 - 10:24

The SAISD officer who was captured on video body slamming 12-year-old Latina student Janissa Valdez


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This Disturbing Video Shows a Texas Cop Slamming a Middle School Girl
Texas Middle School Cop Caught on Camera Slamming Latina Girl
By Geraldine Estevez | 04/07/2016 - 15:38

On Tuesday, a video of a Texas cop slamming 12-year-old middle school student Janissa Valdez was posted to YouTube. 


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Austin Bans The Criminal History Question On Job Applications
Austin "Bans the Box" to Ensure People with Convictions Have a Fair Chance to Work
By Cindy Casares | 04/01/2016 - 11:43

Last week, the Austin City Council passed a new ordinance that prohibits employers from asking for a job applicant’s criminal history until after a conditional offer of employment has been made.


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Texas is Making Abortion Much Harder for Unauthorized Immigrants
Texas is Making Safe Abortions Harder to Attain for Undocumented Immigrants
By Geraldine Estevez | 03/31/2016 - 12:01

For those living in the United States illegally, the challenges are already palpable, and the new anti-choice Texas law HB 3994 is specifi


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Will a Proposed Bill End Special Immigration Benefits for Cubans?
Will a Proposed Bill End Special Immigration Benefits for Cubans?
By Cindy Casares | 03/30/2016 - 15:28

A bill that would end the so-called “wet-foot, dry foot” U.S. immigration policy for Cubans was filed in Congress last week. Rep.


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