Tag Archives: Immigrants
As political leaders argue over the crisis at the Texas-Mexico border, local communities and nonprofits carry the weight.
Busy obsessing over border security, Texas have ignored the humanitarian crisis in the Rio Grande Valley, leaving cash-strapped charities to do the work....Read More
In March's Eye on Texas feature, photographer Julia Robinson follows Xiomara, an undocumented domestic worker who founded a cleaning cooperative....Read More
Dr. Marsha Griffin gives firsthand accounts of the harsh circumstances faced by mothers and children desperately crossing the border into Texas. ...Read More
Fiction Review: Cristina Henríquez’s The Book of Unknown Americans Complicates the ‘Single Story’ of Latinos in the U.S.
In Texas, at least, Mexican immigration has largely defined the Latino narrative, but Cristina Henríquez’s big-hearted second novel challenges this “single...Read More
Martinez talks about the three years he spent dodging organized crime and reporting on the hidden life of Central American migrants.
After reading Martinez’s courageous reporting it’s a wonder anyone — including the author — survives the journey. The 30-year-old journalist spent three...Read More
The Texas Department of Public Safety was warned during a legislative hearing in 2011 that they would “run afoul of the courts” if driver’s license and in...Read More
Crime rates have been steadily declining in America, requiring a rethinking of drug prosecutions. So too with immigration prosecutions....Read More