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En esta foto del martes 14 de abril de 2020, un joven con una mascarilla camina por el campamento de migrantes durante la pandemia de coronavirus en las afueras de El Puente Nuevo en Matamoros, México. (Denise Cathey / The Brownsville Herald vía AP)by Barry Yeoman

Feeding Refugees on the Texas Border Has Been Tough. Now There’s COVID-19.

Elizabeth “Lizee” Cavazos, who volunteers with Angry Tias and Abuelas of the Rio Grande Valley, talks about the challenges of arranging food for a refugee camp in Matamoros as the coronavirus keeps volunteers stateside.

Since 2019, a crisis has been unfolding directly across the U.S.-Mexico border from Brownsville. About 2,000 refugees, largely from Central America, have been s...Read More

silhouette against a purple backgroundby Mary Tuma

Home Wasn’t Safe. Then COVID-19 Made It Seem Like the Only Option.

Seeing a “disturbing” decrease in clients and callers amid COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, some domestic violence shelters in rural counties worry this is just the “calm before the storm.”

Home Wasn’t Safe. Then COVID-19 Made It Seem Like the Only Option. Seeing a “disturbing” decrease in clients and callers amid COVID-19 stay-at-home orders...Read More

graduationby Lise Olsen

Raise a Glass to the Class of COVID-19

Maybe they will help build a post-pandemic world (or so I hope).

My senior year of high school was all about parties, prom, one last wild class camping trip, and midnight diner runs with friends before we all sped away to our...Read More

by Michael Barajas

Locked Out

Visitation is a critical lifeline for incarcerated people, yet some families say Texas prison officials ban them from seeing loved ones over petty or unproven claims of misconduct.

Locked Out Visitation is a critical lifeline for incarcerated people, yet some families say Texas prison officials ban them from seeing loved ones over petty or...Read More

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