Tag Archives: Rio Grande Valley

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Report: Detained Migrants Held in Border ‘Iceboxes’

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


King’s Gambit

Daniel King's quiet mission to transform public education in South Texas.

The early college movement is growing fast today — a free head start on higher education is especially alluring in a time of boundless student debt — and Da...Read More


Flight Risk

As climate and habitat change in South Texas, where will all the birds go?

Climate change threatens the South Texas Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, a sanctuary for a remarkable diversity of birdlife....Read More