The AbiMar Foods processing plant avoided disaster when COVID-19 spread across Texas, but as workers return to the new normal, they worry about keeping their jobs.
“The government certainly has been relentless in their attempts to find ways to force their anti-abortion beliefs on this population,” said an ACLU attorney.
The ruling allowing Doe to get the abortion does not yet change the federal policy that initially blocked her procedure.
"There is no room for dignified depiction of refugees, and they’re not shown as human beings with hopes and plans to go back to normal life."
The bill would do nothing to keep the feds from placing refugees in Texas, but limits the state’s ability to negotiate specifics of resettlement.
As political leaders argue over the crisis at the Texas-Mexico border, local communities and nonprofits carry the weight.
Citing the potential for abuse at the center, a Travis County judge prevented Texas’ child welfare agency from licensing the facility for child care.
How Amarillo became a safe haven from violence across the world — and Ground Zero in the backlash against refugees.