Author Dawn Paley talks about her book “Drug War Capitalism” and what inspired her to write about the devastating effects of drug cartels in Latin America.
Tag Archives: border
Despite being a death trap for hundreds of migrants, Border Patrol is planning on expanding a secondary checkpoint near Falfurrias in Brooks County.
Without a real definition of border security, state budget analysts can’t tell whether spending has been effective, and yet $815 million is proposed anyway.
East of Brownsville, an unassuming patch of ground hosted the final, pointless battle of the Civil War.
For insights into the thinking behind the Texas Legislature’s proposed border policy—which amounts to more boots, guns and money—we look to the science of […]
Update: Senators voted on party lines early Tuesday morning to send SB 1819 to the full Senate Veterans Affairs Committee. Original: During a debate over the […]
Ben Sargent’s Loon Star State: “The lieutenant governor will have to get back to you… He’s busy contemplating border issues…”
Beefing up border security means an increasingly military-style presence on the ground and in the air. The Observer investigates a surge that puts immigrants in the crosshairs.
Asylum-seeking women and children are locked in detention facilities and charged such high immigration bonds that they can’t get out. Eventually, the mothers become desperate, give up their asylum claims and agree to be deported.
Dan Patrick wants to extend the National Guard presence on the Texas border, illustrating his shifting rhetoric & foreshadowing conflict with the House.