Immigration

From KTEP: 

EL PASO -- A year after the U.S. border was closed to all non-essential travel, the pandemic has underscored an informal economy that many fronterizos prefer not to talk about even as they struggle to adapt to a new reality.

 

Gabriel C. Pérez/KUT

From Texas Public Radio: 

Last week Gov. Greg Abbott went on a national media tour to blame the undocumented community for spreading COVID-19, in the latest move to present him as a social conservative.

 

“The Biden administration has been releasing immigrants in South Texas that have been exposing Texas to COVID,” he said on CNBC.

Mallory Falk / KERA

From KERA News:

President Biden suspended "Remain in Mexico" on Inauguration Day. But what will happen to the thousands of asylum seekers already in the program, waiting in Mexican border cities for their day in U.S. immigration court?

 

Shannon Harrison/Houston Public Media

From Houston Public Media:

Victor Arcos spent four months inside of a Houston immigration detention facility, where he said he routinely saw examples of medical neglect.

 

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