David Hinojosa

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2009

    Judge Tells Texas DPS that Legal Immigrants Really Do Deserve a License to Drive

    At the end of January, we directed your attention to a lawsuit against the Texas Department of Public Safety filed on behalf of three men -- each born in Mexico but currently living in Dallas and Denton counties with valid work visas -- who were denied driver's licenses because of recently rewritten ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2009

    License to Drive? Not So Fast, Even If You're a Legal Immigrant With a Valid Work Visa.

    A lawsuit filed in Austin on Wednesday has found its way to the Courthouse News Service: Miguel Salazar and Edgar Soria, both of whom live in Dallas County, and Avila Trejo, currently a resident of Denton County, are suing the Texas Department of Public Safety because it refuses to issue them a driv ... More >>

  • News

    January 11, 2007

    Split Decision

    A judge says Preston Hollow Elementary segregated white kids to please parents. The reality is deeper and maybe more troubling.

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2006

    MALDEF: It's the Principal of the Thing

    You have to register for it, but there's a story in Education Week this morning in which Mexican-American Legal Defense and Educational Fund leaders are questioning precisely why the Dallas Independent School District hasn't removed Teresa Parker as principal of Preston Hollow Elementary School. As ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2006

    No Hollow Verdict

    A few Friends of Unfair Park have asked in recent weeks whatever became of that trial concerning Lucresia Mayorga Santamaria's allegations that Preston Hollow Elementary School's teachers and its principal, Teresa Parker, were involved in illegally segregating the Hispanic and African-American stude ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2006

    Hollow News

    On April 18, Lucresia Mayorga Santamaria filed a federal civil-rights suit against the Dallas Independent School District--as well as DISD superintendent Michael Hinojosa and Preston Hollow Elementary School principal Teresa Parker--in which Santamaria alleged the school was segregating her three ch ... More >>