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Wage Wars

Activists have won citywide wage theft laws in El Paso and Houston. But local and state bureaucracies have ensured that the problem persists.

by Gus Bova @bova_gus June 13, 2018 For seven years, Paola Hernandez cleaned a city-run health clinic on Houston’s Northside for $8 to $9 an hour. It was a ro...Read More

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A Bridge Over Troubled Water

Problems plague the Tornillo-Guadalupe Port of Entry and International Bridge after federal and local governments invested millions in the project.

In February 2016, Texas’ newest and largest port of entry opened to great fanfare 35 miles east of El Paso. The brand-new, six-lane toll bridge between Guadal...Read More

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El Paso Art Exhibit Honors Braceros’ Forgotten Legacy

“Bracero Memories” tells the stories of some of the 4.5 million Mexican farmworkers who traveled on guest visas to the United States from 1942 to 1964.

El Paso Art Exhibit Honors Braceros’ Forgotten Legacy “Bracero Memories” tells the stories of some of the 4.5 million Mexican farmworkers who traveled on ...Read More

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