Elena Mejia Lutz

 

Neglected in Care

by | Mon, Jul 13, 2020 at 8:00 am CST
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Border

At Border Patrol Checkpoints, an Impossible Choice Between Health Care and Deportation

Undocumented parents confined south of inland checkpoints must choose between risking deportation or forgoing treatment for their child.

Undocumented parents confined south of inland checkpoints must choose between risking deportation or forgoing treatment for their child. – by Elena Mejia Lutz @elenamejialutz February 13, 2018 At 17, Lucia Ramos feared she would be killed or kidnapped at her … Read More

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Health Care

‘Not Bad Enough’: The Families Left Behind by Texas’ Medical Marijuana Program

More than 345,000 Texans with epilepsy don’t qualify for the state’s limited new medical marijuana program.

‘Not Bad Enough’: The Families Left Behind by Texas’ Medical Marijuana Program More than 345,000 Texans with epilepsy don’t qualify for the state’s limited new medical marijuana program. During the summer of 2016, Micah Jensen told his mother, Bonnie, he … Read More

Texas Politics

Jeff Sessions Bashed ‘Sanctuary Cities’ in Austin While Protesters Trampled a KKK Robe

About 70 people battled the rain Friday to protest against the attorney general. Some brought a homemade Klansman robe to trample with other activists.

About 70 protesters are at the corner of 9th & Congress in downtown Austin where U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is speaking. Activists say they're demonstrating against the Trump’s administration's immigration priorities. Posted by The Texas Observer on Friday, October … Read More

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