The first in our four-part Beyond the Border series, produced in collaboration with The Guardian, examining migrant deaths in South Texas. In part one, we report the story of Exelina Hernandez who, to comply with U.S. immigration law, would have to risk her life.
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Fiction Review: Cristina Henríquez’s The Book of Unknown Americans Complicates the ‘Single Story’ of Latinos in the U.S.
In Texas, at least, Mexican immigration has largely defined the Latino narrative, but Cristina Henríquez’s big-hearted second novel challenges this “single story” by exploring a wide range of Latino experiences.
As a child of immigrants, Lizzie Chen wanted to document how Asian families assimilate in the U.S.
After reading Martinez’s courageous reporting it’s a wonder anyone — including the author — survives the journey. The 30-year-old journalist spent three years documenting the violence, desperation and hopes of migrants dodging kidnappers and armed gunmen in Central America and Mexico.
The Texas Department of Public Safety was warned during a legislative hearing in 2011 that they would “run afoul of the courts” if […]
Crime rates have been steadily declining in America, requiring a rethinking of drug prosecutions. So too with immigration prosecutions.
First the armored boats with machine guns on the Rio Grande now helicopter snipers. Steve McCraw, director of the Texas Department of Public Safety, […]