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.
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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.
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Rick Perry and David Dewhurst say they should get the credit for a decrease in apprehensions at the border—a drop that has almost nothing to do with Texas.
Protests at Mexican Consulates across Texas marked anger at the border influx—but it’s the unresolvable tension behind them that poses a greater danger.
One year after the unruly mob filled the State Capitol and—at least temporarily—shouted down a bill imposing new limits on abortion, what’s become of the movement today? And we consider Texas officials’ proposals to confront a growing humanitarian crisis on the border.
Omar Figueredo declined to answer questions from Border Patrol agents at the Brownsville airport. What happened next should worry all citizens.