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.
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A new horror, and a new film, bring the weeping woman back to life.
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.
When women and children seeking asylum are detained in Texas, they encounter an immigration system that seems designed to discourage them at every turn.
Let the bashing of public schools, immigrants and any limitations whatsoever on guns begin.
At a panel on immigration, Sen. Craig Estes (R-Wichita Falls) said the GOP isn’t a “bunch of white people” but took a hard-line on the border and immigration.
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.
Karnes County residents debate the expansion of an immigrant family detention facility in their community.
The National Guard is deployed to Brooks County, Texas, where hundreds of migrants have died from heat exposure and thirst.
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.