A major U.S. Supreme Court case could be on the horizon as the Lone Star State takes international matters into its own hands.
Gus Bova is a senior staff writer and assistant editor at the Texas Observer. He covers labor, immigration, politics, and other major Texas stories. He has written extensively on topics ranging from the border wall to homelessness. Before coming to the Observer, he worked at a shelter for recently arrived immigrants and asylum-seekers. He studied Latin American Studies at the University of Kansas.
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