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TPS holders and their allies – many of whom are union workers – are leading a mobilization effort in Washington, DC, which will include the March for TPS Justice, rally, and lobbying of their cause before Congress.
The fellowship wants to disrupt the so-called ‘Good Old Boys Club’ that has shaped Texas government, policy and nonprofit sectors in favor of leadership that looks like the state it represents and fights for the causes its constituents most care about.
Fresh on the heels of a New York federal judge‘s decision to bar a citizenship questions from 2020 US Census – which immigrant rights groups argued would negatively impact vulnerable populations such as Latinos – President Donald Trump’s political allies are fighting to oppress the Latino vote in Texas.
Since the facility’s shut down that day, the number of unaccompanied migrant children held in government-funded shelters has dropped according to the latest data from Texas Health and Human Services Commission and the U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement.
Since its inception, the Women’s March has worked toward human dignity and social justice. The event – originally held the day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration on January 21, 2017 – was the largest single-day protest in United States history.
When Indigenous peoples from all over the world meet in Washington, DC, on January 18, 2019, they’ll send one clear and united message to President Donald Trump: They will not tolerate the injustices affecting their communities.
At the Indigenous Peoples March, defenders of human and environmental rights will gather in the nation’s capital – one day before the Women’s March – to bring attention to issues of voter suppression, the ways that walls and borders have negative effects on families, ...
How her Latina roots made her a versatile career-woman.
Odalys Fajardo-Guerrero has a stellar career record that includes stints at the Central Intelligence Agency, the U.S. Army, and Walmart Global Security. She is a living example of the extraordinary things a Latina can achieve when she combines her grit, determination and confidence with humility, passion and pride in one’s roots.
Olga Custodio didn’t set out to change the course of U.S. Air Force history, but she did.
A new frontier was reached in the skies when she became the first Latina military pilot.
Through a Facebook messenger chat box, these organizations will give TPS holders all the answers they need concerning their status, work permits, the US courts, and the fight in Congress.
Business executives and other travelers exhausted from their daily commute to and from the Dallas-Houston-Austin triangle may find relief in a new startup company founded by former University of Texas students.
ElecTrip evolved out of an idea recent mechanical engineering graduate Mandeep Patel had to offer city-to-city drivers and riders an alternative to driving, flying or taking a bus via the Tesla Model X.
A new ride-sharing service based in Austin has found a way to combine the best elements of traditional hitchhiking with the latest technology. The idea for Hitch started when CEO and co-founder Kush Singh found himself dissatisfied with today’s inter-city travel options.
We like to have fun on We’re All Gonna Die, but this week we talk about a more serious topic—the human element of the immigration debate in the country.
On today’s pod, the crew talks with Christine Bolaños about her story regarding Melvin Griselda Cruz-Lopez, a mother trying to see her daughter again while being held in an immigrant detention center in Texas.
Now the franchise is readying for the premiere of its latest addition: MythBusters Jr. Debuting in January 2019, the 10-episode series will give six of the country’s smartest children and teenagers the chance to disprove the myths that become engrained in culture. Among the group is 15-year-old Valerie Castillo, a Latina from California, who is a skilled builder and robotics wiz.
With hours upon hours of rehearsals completed and a strong mixture of excitement and nervousness, students at L.V. Stockard Middle School in Dallas are ready to take the stage today for a one-of-a-kind Spanish mariachi opera commissioned for them by The New York Metropolitan Opera.