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D.T.’s journey to the U.S. border to seek asylum began in Havana, where she and her husband faced police violence. by , and

Between Borders

From a doctor stranded in Ciudad Juárez to a shelter closed after an outbreak, COVID-19 is hitting hard along the Texas-Mexico border.

Between Borders From a doctor stranded in Ciudad Juárez to a shelter closed after an outbreak, COVID-19 is hitting hard along the Texas-Mexico border. By Anna-...Read More

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The Pandemic Is Just the Latest Threat Refugees in Abilene Face

The AbiMar Foods processing plant avoided disaster when COVID-19 spread across Texas, but as workers return to the new normal, they worry about keeping their jobs.

Mfaume Lawi has already lost his home several times. The first was during an attack on his village in the Democratic Republic of Congo during the civil war in t...Read More

En esta foto del martes 14 de abril de 2020, un joven con una mascarilla camina por el campamento de migrantes durante la pandemia de coronavirus en las afueras de El Puente Nuevo en Matamoros, México. (Denise Cathey / The Brownsville Herald vía AP) by

Feeding Refugees on the Texas Border Has Been Tough. Now There’s COVID-19.

Elizabeth “Lizee” Cavazos, who volunteers with Angry Tias and Abuelas of the Rio Grande Valley, talks about the challenges of arranging food for a refugee camp in Matamoros as the coronavirus keeps volunteers stateside.

Since 2019, a crisis has been unfolding directly across the U.S.-Mexico border from Brownsville. About 2,000 refugees, largely from Central America, have been s...Read More

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At Least Seven Texas Detention Center Employees Who Tested Positive for COVID-19 Were Not Officially Reported by ICE

Immigration and Customs Enforcement said it is not obligated to report contractors’ employees who have tested positive. Meanwhile, the agency confirmed its first positive case in Texas detention centers and continued facility transfers.

In late March, an employee at the Houston Contract Detention Facility became the first detention center staff case reported by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enfo...Read More

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