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Waco Immigrant Mom Locked Up for 2 ½ Years, Alleges Sexual Assault by Guard

Estela Fajardo, a prominent Waco business owner, is stuck in a web of criminal and immigration issues that’s torn her from her four kids. Now, the county says she’s lying about sexual assault.

Estela Fajardo, a prominent Waco business owner, is stuck in a web of criminal and immigration issues that’s torn her from her four kids. Now, the county says...Read More

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‘Pressure, Dissuasion, Coercion’: Trump Officials Repeatedly Intervened to Stop Teen Refugees’ Abortions

Government emails show that federal officials intervened to prevent abortions, forced teenage girls to call their parents and sent them to religiously affiliated “crisis pregnancy centers.”

In early March, a minor girl staying in a shelter for undocumented immigrants in Texas run by BCFS, a religiously affiliated nonprofit, convinced a judge to let...Read More

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Introducing ‘I Have a Name/Yo Tengo Nombre’

‘I Have a Name’ is an online visual database to help identify migrants who died crossing the Texas-Mexico border.

Today, the Texas Observer is launching a project a year in the making. “I Have a Name/Yo Tengo Nombre” is an unusual undertaking for the Observer: Most of t...Read More

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The Texas Miracle #5: What’s Wrong with Texas Voters?

Why don't Texans vote? Will Rick Perry wear his hipster glasses in his official portrait? How'd that tiger get loose? Plus more on this week's podcast.

Why don't Texans vote? Will Rick Perry wear his hipster glasses in his official portrait? How'd that tiger get loose? Plus more on this week's podcast....Read More

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Beyond ‘Beyond the Border’

Help us build an online tool to identify migrants who died in South Texas.

Today, we’re launching a crowdfunding campaign with Beacon to build an online tool that we think can help. Working with forensic anthropologists at Baylor Uni...Read More

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