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In a statement responding to yesterday’s injunction, Fernando Garcia, Executive Director of BNHR, one of the plaintiffs in the case, said, “Today’s ruling is a major win for border communities... Read more
Published on: 2019-12-11
Source: Border Network
Dear Friend, Allied, Supporter and Member, December 10, 2019 It is a fact, never in recent history our border and immigrant communities were subjected to such aggressions as the ones... Read more
Published on: 2019-12-10
Source: Border Network
Fabulous as stuffing and cornucopias are, it’s understandably tough for an environmentalist to conjure a grateful spirit these days. Thanksgiving has its roots in bountiful harvests—but thanks to widespread flooding,... Read more
Published on: 2019-11-27
Source: Sierra Magazine
Trump campaigned for the presidency on a promise to construct a wall along the southern border and to make Mexico pay for the project as part of his plan to... Read more
Published on: 2019-11-25
Source: Washington Post
A nonprofit dedicated to carrying out President Donald Trump’s vision of a border wall has arrived in South Texas. The group, We Build the Wall, plans to use private funds... Read more
Published on: 2019-11-21
Source: Texas Observer
The Senate has passed a short-term spending bill, sending it to President Trump hours ahead of a midnight deadline when government funding would expire. The legislation extends funding through Dec.... Read more
Published on: 2019-11-21
Source: Washington Post
On a June afternoon in 2007, U.S. Senator John Cornyn sounded eminently reasonable. In a floor speech, the rangy, snow-haired Texan said that of all the legislative issues he’d wrangled... Read more
Published on: 2019-11-19
Source: Texas Observer
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