Tag Archives: refugees
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
Deportations along Mexico’s southern border more than doubled between 2013 and 2015, forcing migrants into remote areas where many are robbed or exploited....Read More
Citing the potential for abuse at the center, a Travis County judge prevented Texas’ child welfare agency from licensing the facility for child care.
Texas' efforts to license the second of two immigrant family detention centers in the state as a child care facility are on hold until a September trial....Read More
A Texas Senate committee heard familiar testimony from Amarillo leaders about how the city is dealing with a relatively large population of refugees....Read More
Cruz's plan to "patrol" and "secure" Muslim neighborhoods echoes the militarization tactics that experts say foment, rather than discourage, terrorism....Read More
In this month's Loon Star State cartoon by Ben Sargent, Greg Abbott tries to spook the kiddies with terrifying tales of Syrian refugees....Read More
The United States has a long history of taking in people fleeing dangerous countries, but we also have a history of locking down the borders for fear of foreign...Read More