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.
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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.
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.
The House Republican leadership fails to pass emergency supplemental bill for influx of unaccompanied minors from Central America
Congressman Beto O’Rourke joins us to discuss the HUMANE act and other ways the U.S. might respond to the influx of Central American immigrants at the border.
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.
Our weekly roundup of the choicest moments in Texas public discourse. This week’s theme: the elusive “core concept.”
At the Republican Party of Texas’ 2014 convention, delegates undid one of their biggest achievements from 2012—and left some big issues on the table.