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The Immigration Case Backlog Boom

Families wrecked while Congress twiddles its thumbs

In 2009, Immigration and Customs Enforcement declared itself the largest detention system in the nation, having held more than 378,000 people in its 300 plus fa...Read More

Building Little Baghdad

An Iraqi refugee community sprouts up in Dallas-Fort Worth.

On a rainy January night, Amira Matsuda shuffles to the front door of her opulent home in Plano and invites me in for dinner. A wealthy and established woman i...Read More

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All Walled Up

How Brownsville's battle against the federal government's border fence ended in defeat and disillusionment.

How Brownsville's battle against the federal government's border fence ended in defeat and disillusionment. ...Read More

Child X-ing

Del Rio's controversial crackdown on border-crossing students.

At first it looked like business as usual in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Sept. 9. The line of cars on the Del Rio International Toll Bridge stretched ...Read More

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