Jovita Idár, born in Laredo in 1885, has only recently begun to gain proper recognition as a pivotal figure in Texas and transborder history.
Normally, the press can observe immigration court proceedings. But journalists are being turned away from the first asylum hearings in Laredo under the Migrant Protection Protocols.
It’s also kind of working.
Performing patriotism in Laredo while Trump’s wall looms.
In the last year, Democrats agreed to border-wall funding that will fence off much of the Rio Grande Valley from Brownsville to Falcon Lake.
The Border Patrol is prioritizing a wall in Laredo’s urban center, despite the fact that illegal apprehensions are at historic lows.
A rash of violent crimes by Border Patrol agents in the Laredo area is nothing new for the agency sometimes dubbed the "green monster."
Since a court ruling nullified plastic bag bans in 11 Texas cities, some retailers have continued to voluntarily observe the law, while others are handing out bags again.
Will showing up with a high-minded call for border solidarity translate to the historic levels of Latino turnout that O’Rourke needs?