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Garland Artist Marcela Reyes Works to Make Undocumented Immigrants More Visible

When Marcela Reyes’ family immigrated to the U.S. she didn’t want to come. Now the 29-year-old multimedia artist is pursuing an MFA at UT-Arlington and working to make people in her community more visible, via KERA.

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Texans in Congress remember close calls and lives changed on 9/11

On that fateful day in 2001, Texans now in Congress were scattered across Washington, D.C. in buildings feared as potential targets for a terrorist attack, via Texas Tribune.

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Magellan Announces New Pipeline Infrastructure

Oklahoma-based Magellan Midstream Partners is adding to its core of pipelines in the Lone Star State. The new pipeline will originate in the Delaware Basin and transport crude -oil and condensate.

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One Year After the Alpine High School Shooting

It’s business as usual at the Alpine High School band hall where smiling students rehearse. It wasn’t far from here that a freshman student took her own life after first shooting and injuring one of her peers. The young female … Continue reading

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In Southeast Texas, Harvey’s Toll Includes Cattle and other Livestock

It wasn’t just people that were affected by Hurricane Harvey. Cattle throughout south Texas were also put in harm’s way. But even though the water has receded, the storm’s full effect on the region’s livestock may not be known for … Continue reading

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Voices of the Border: Father Mike

Father Mike is a pastor at the Catholic church in Presidio, Texas. He moved to the United States in the late 1980s from his hometown in the Phillppines. He’s since made West Texas his home. Living in the small border … Continue reading

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Hurricane Harvey highlights the role of immigrant labor in Texas economy

By Caroline Halter The Trump administration’s decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA was expected. But it comes as Hurricane Harvey recasts a spotlight on the role of immigrant labor in Texas.

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Trump Will Allow DACA To Expire – Unless Congress Authorizes The Policy

The Trump administration decided today to phase out the Obama-era program that protects from deportation people who were brought to the United States illegally as children, via KUT News.

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In El Paso, these Students Actively Wait for Trump’s DACA Decision

President Trump has decided to allow the Obama-era policy known as the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, to expire. The program has protected three-quarters of a million young immigrants, living here without papers. Some are students. There are many … Continue reading

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Houston Homeowners Face Another Daunting Task: Navigating The FEMA Aid Process

As the waters begin to recede in Southeast Texas, those affected by hurricane Harvey have more challenges ahead. One of those daunting tasks includes applying for aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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