What many Americans don’t know is that the southwestern border already has at least 650 miles of fencing. Much of it is along the Texas-Mexico border, which i...Read More
Several hundred people — many of them wearing “Don’t mess with Texas families” T-shirts — assembled at Austin City Hall Sunday morning, in support of ...Read More
Poll workers say the county with the lowest turnout in Texas can’t afford voter stickers.
Poll workers say the county with the lowest turnout in Texas can’t afford voter stickers....Read More
As political leaders argue over the crisis at the Texas-Mexico border, local communities and nonprofits carry the weight.
Busy obsessing over border security, Texas have ignored the humanitarian crisis in the Rio Grande Valley, leaving cash-strapped charities to do the work....Read More
The pair took sanctuary in an Austin church eight months ago, hoping to avoid deportation back into danger at home.
Immigrant experts say pressure from an Austin church and others in the sanctuary movement may have prompted an unusual form of relief for a Guatemalan pair....Read More
The activist and organizer shined a light on migrant deaths in South Texas in 2012. Now, his group is using alliances and technology to save more lives....Read More
Deportations along Mexico’s southern border more than doubled between 2013 and 2015, forcing migrants into remote areas where many are robbed or exploited....Read More
The 491-mile walk led to the first statewide minimum wage and effectively launched the farmworkers’ movement in Texas.
Austin demonstrators recreated part of 1966's 491-mile march for better farmworker conditions, which effectively led to the state's first minimum wage....Read More