Daily Archives: July 3, 2014

Rick Perry on Child Refugees: Deport ‘Em All

Rick Perry has a plan for the thousands of refugee children streaming across the border from Mexico and Central America: Deport them at once. At a congressional hearing in McAllen, the governor did his best to sound compassionate while calling on Congress and President Obama to further militarize the border and enact mass deportations of children despite laws protecting refugees.

Wittliff Collections Acquire Memoirs of 19th-Century Tejano Santiago Tafolla

The Wittliff Collections at Texas State University has recently acquired Santiago Tafolla’s hand-written memoirs, along with an assortment of related maps and photographs, which offer a rare glimpse into the Tejano experience in 19th century Texas.