Gus Bova

Gus Bova writes about the Texas-Mexico border, immigration, labor, politics, and occasionally other topics. Email: [email protected] Twitter: @gusbova


Health Care

Up To 50,000 Gather in Austin for Women’s March

Many long-time Austinites, including the former police chief, said it was the largest rally they’d ever seen in the capital city.

Many long-time Austinites said it was the largest rally they’d ever seen in the capital city Read More

Immigration, Legislature
Border

Lawmakers, Advocates Unveil Campaign to Stop Anti-Immigrant Legislation

"We oppose these politics that have become poisoned with misinformation about immigrants and border life," said state Senator Jose Rodriguez.

Legislators and advocates on Wednesday announced Texas Together — a new effort that aims to resist anti-immigrant proposals in the Texas Legislature, including those that would revoke funding from so-called sanctuary cities and repeal in-state tuition for undocumented students. The … Read More

Donald Trump
Environment

Six Texas Lawsuits Trump Could Impact (or Not) in 2017

Trump could quickly take action that would render some of them obsolete, while others could see several more years of litigation.

Trump could quickly take action that would render some of them obsolete while others could see several more years of litigation. Read More

2017 in Review

America Beyond Detention

By Gus Bova, Melissa del Bosque, Jen Reel and Emma Pérez-Treviño The United States portrays itself as a beacon of freedom and liberty, yet it operates the world’s largest immigrant detention system, a burgeoning network that locks up refugees, asylum-seekers … Read More

Best of 2016

Texas’ 10 Worst Social Media Moments of 2016

It was a year of fake news, nonsensical tweets and non-apologies galore.

If 2016 taught us anything, it’s that one late-night Twitter outburst can leave the entire country reeling for days to come. But President-elect Donald Trump wasn’t alone in his ill-advised posting. Here are 10 times prominent Texans made us hang … Read More

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