James E. Garcia

James E. Garcia

James E. Garcia is a journalist, playwright and communications consultant. He is the editor and publisher of Vanguardia Arizona, which covers Latino news statewide. As a journalist, he has worked as a reporter, columnist, editor and foreign correspondent. He was the first Latino Affairs correspondent for KJZZ.

Column: Today’s ‘civil war’ is an attack on the rule of law

By: - November 5, 2021

There is a civil war underway in America. It’s not the same sort of war we fought more than 150 years ago, when Americans took sides on whether slavery was good or evil, donned blue and gray uniforms, then  slaughtered each other on the battlefield. This is a war that’s happening in slow-motion, a largely […]


James E. Garcia: ‘Diversity’ isn’t code for ‘white genocide’

By: - December 17, 2019

It’s been a little more than four months since a mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart left 22 people dead and two dozen more wounded. I think a lot about the El Paso shooting victims, who ranged in age from 15 to 90. Like me, almost all of those murdered that day had Latino […]


Column: Trump’s relentless assault on immigrants threatens their futures, and even their lives

By: - October 6, 2019

The impeachment inquiry against President Trump has quickly become the greatest challenge to his presidency, but that doesn’t seem to have slowed his relentless push to radically restructure our nation’s immigration system. Trump has flipped U.S. immigration policy on its head and the fate of millions of people is at stake. In some cases, the […]