When we write certain people—black, brown, poor—out of the Texas myth, policymakers tend to make decisions that benefit the few.
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The Texas answer to New Mexico’s “Breaking Bad” was old Hollywood all the way.
Let the bashing of public schools, immigrants and any limitations whatsoever on guns begin.
Less obvious was the border as a place, home to millions of people charting a future within the paradox that is the border—desperately poor but highly lucrative; largely ignored while occupying a mythical place in the popular imagination.
The well-known citizen journalist behind the Twitter handle @Miut3 was reportedly kidnapped and killed Wednesday in the border city of Reynosa.
For a long time, Jerry Patterson has been one of the few voices in the Texas GOP arguing for pragmatism on border security and immigration. Now he’s leaving, and he’s not too optimistic about anyone taking his place.
Members of the National Guard contingent that Governor Perry sent to the border have fallen on hard times, according to one Rio Grande Valley TV station.
In our four-part multimedia series, produced in collaboration with the Guardian, we explore how a rural South Texas county 70 miles from the border has become a graveyard for Central Americans.
This week’s escalation of firepower and political bluster in Texas, from the personal to the state level.
At a press conference near Bastrop today, Rick Perry shed little light on border troop deployment but did provide striking visuals for his presidential bid.