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.
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When women and children seeking asylum are detained in Texas, they encounter an immigration system that seems designed to discourage them at every turn.
Karnes County residents debate the expansion of an immigrant family detention facility in their community.
The Texas Legislature proclaimed Kenedy, Texas the Horned Lizard Capital of Texas. These days horny toads are scarce. What happened?
A new 47-page report from Earthworks takes a sobering look at the potential health risks from fracking-related air pollution in Karnes County, one of the epicenters of the Eagle Ford Shale.
This week Immigration and Custom Enforcement unveiled its new 608-bed detention facility in Karnes County, 60 miles southeast of San Antonio. The facility, which […]
When I was a kid growing up in South Texas, my parents would often take long, looping Sunday drives on the beat-up county roads […]