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BY STEFANIE HERWECK Among the altars community members have decorated for Saturday’s Día de los Muertos Celebration at the Museum of South Texas History is one dedicated to immigrants and... Read more
Published on: 2019-11-01
On June 15, 2012, Juan Carlos Cerda was installing a fan on the second-floor bedroom of a house in Preston Hollow, a wealthy neighborhood in north Dallas, when President Barack... Read more
Published on: 2019-11-01
Source: Texas Observer
The South Carolina lawmaker has become the president’s highest-profile defender on everything from border wall funds to opposing the House impeachment inquiry.... Read more
Published on: 2019-10-26
Source: Washington Post
His flub on Colorado and the border wall wasn't the first.... Read more
Published on: 2019-10-24
Source: Washington Post
His flub on Colorado and the border wall wasn't the first.... Read more
Published on: 2019-10-24
Source: Washington Post
Photo by Bill Hatcher This article was produced in collaboration with Type Investigations. It’s an almost solemn moment: A single saguaro cactus, perhaps 10 feet tall, is ripped from the desert... Read more
Published on: 2019-10-21
Source: Sierra Magazine
A jet stream splits the US, bringing winter to one half (40 inches of snow in Montana) and record-breaking heat (98°F in Washington, DC) to the other—a phenomenon that climate... Read more
Published on: 2019-10-04
Source: Sierra Magazine
The ACLU is in court tomorrow fighting to block cruel anti-asylum policies, but we need your help. In June 1939, a passenger ship named the St. Louis approached the coast... Read more
Published on: 2019-09-30
Source: ACLU
Under the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), the Trump administration has returned more than 48,000 asylum-seekers since January to await their court dates in Mexico, a country where kidnapping and assault... Read more
Published on: 2019-09-30
Source: Texas Observer
After 20 years in Washington, the senior senator from Texas has mastered the art of political subservience—first to the Republican establishment and now to Trump. It’s made him very powerful.... Read more
Published on: 2019-09-30
Source: Texas Observer
President Trump is certain to veto the resolution, which also passed the Senate.... Read more
Published on: 2019-09-27
Source: Washington Post
The River and the Wall, a 2019 documentary by Fin and Fur Films, is a love letter to the fourth longest river in the United States: the Rio Grande. Forming the... Read more
Published on: 2019-09-25
Source: Sierra Magazine
The visit comes as the administration has felt emboldened after winning new legal authority to move forward in funding a border wall and gaining additional powers to enforce asylum restrictions.... Read more
Published on: 2019-09-18
Source: Washington Post