In Texas, where you can own a pet tiger, the booming exotic animal trade has grim consequences.
Melissa del Bosque joined the Texas Observer staff in 2008. She specializes in reporting on immigration and the U.S.-Mexico border. Her work has been featured in various national and international media outlets, including the Guardian, PBS, NPR and Marie Claire. Melissa is a 2016-17 Lannan Fellow at The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute. You can contact her at [email protected]
Articles by Melissa del Bosque
Not even federal law can keep Bush's fence from ripping through natural areas along the Rio Grande.
The feds and Texas quarrel over custody of undocumented kids.
Why is the Bush administration ignoring a law that protects abused immigrants?
Homeland Security won’t say why the border wall is bypassing the wealthy and politically connected.