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Immigrant Workers in Texas Could Fill Farm Vacancies, but They’re Trapped in the Valley

by | Thu, Oct 19, 2017 at 16:51 CST
Immigration checkpoints are keeping undocumented immigrants in South Texas while farmers in other parts of the state are desperate for labor.
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Bound to Pay

Does a company that puts ankle monitors on undocumented immigrants provide a helpful service, or a debt trap for desperate people?

The first person Rosy Valdez met when she left the immigrant detention center in Houston was a middle-aged man, who waited for her in the parking lot holding a ...Read More

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‘Los Zetas Inc.’ Author on Why Mexico’s Drug War Isn’t About Drugs

The Zetas and groups like them have morphed into transnational corporations with interests in everything from coal mining and the extraction of oil and gas to cornering the market on avocados.

For more than a decade, Mexico has been embroiled in a drug war that has resulted in unprecedented violence. In 2016 alone, nearly 23,000 homicides were reporte...Read More

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Wall Flowers

Border art projects bloom in the shadow of Trump's wall.

"When I’m building spaces, they’re really to invite people in, oftentimes people who are excluded or don’t have access to more traditional art spaces.”...Read More

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