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

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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

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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

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