Tag Archives: Rio Grande Valley
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
The 491-mile walk led to the first statewide minimum wage and effectively launched the farmworkers’ movement in Texas.
Austin demonstrators recreated part of 1966's 491-mile march for better farmworker conditions, which effectively led to the state's first minimum wage....Read More
Women in South Texas colonias are particularly vulnerable, public health advocates say.
Zika virus is headed for Texas. The question now: Will the state dedicate funds needed to keep the most susceptible Texans — South Texas Latinas — healthy?...Read More
In a settlement, Texas has been forced to clarify which forms of ID it'll accept from undocumented parents who say they were denied their kids' records....Read More
The volunteer-led South Texas group will help abortion patients who need to travel to and from the Rio Grande Valley for their procedures....Read More
Researchers found that detained migrants in the Rio Grande Valley are held in overcrowded, freezing rooms — without beds — for days at a time.
Analyzing 2013 CBP data, Washington D.C.’s American Immigration Council found that individuals are frequently held in freezing rooms, known in Spanish as hiel...Read More
For over an hour, a man in a white shirt yells furiously at any woman he sees exiting the clinic, be it a patient or an employee. When all else fails, he turns ...Read More