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Austin Filmmaker David Blue Garcia Goes Back to the Border for Tejano
Guns, drugs, and laughs in this microbudget thriller
"...finds himself caught up in drug trafficking along the border."..."

March 29, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Rep. James Talarico on the 86th Texas Legislature
“There isn’t a blue or red way to fix public education – there’s only a right way”
"...also sending about $800 million per biennium to the border with Mexico for "increased border security." Most immigration experts..."

Jan. 4, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

The Life of a Search and Rescue Drone Pioneer
How retired Air Force medic Gene Robinson found new purpose looking for missing persons
"...the name suggests, was primarily a horse-mounted volunteer search patrol), but three flights and a few hours later, Robinson..."

Nov. 23, 2018 News Feature by Cat Cardenas

Rooster Teeth Finds Some Common Ground
New documentary takes the politics out of the border
"...old Sorola family stories. It's about demystifying the U.S.-Mexico border from the viewpoint of a family that lives there,..."

Nov. 2, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Lens on Juan Sanchez
Southwest Key CEO defends himself at Texas Tribune Festival
"...checks that let through the hiring of a former border patrol agent arrested for child pornography, a fact Root..."

Oct. 5, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Bus Stops and Court Benches
On immigration in McAllen
"...Every day migrants cross the southern border and get apprehended by Border Patrol, who detain and..."

Sept. 28, 2018 News Feature by Martín Steinhagen

"...Serve and Protect A U.S. Border Patrol agent has confessed to killing at least four..."

Sept. 21, 2018 News Feature

Beto O'Rourke and Ethan Hawke in Conversation
Two Texans discuss politics, fear, and the power of Willie Nelson to bring us back together
"...are not evading, they are turning themselves in to Border Patrol. And even though immigrants commit crimes at a..."

Aug. 17, 2018 News Feature by Ethan Hawke

Allegations of Mistreatment at a Southwest Key Shelter
The deportation complex
"...On May 24, the two were picked up by Border Patrol under the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy and placed..."

Aug. 3, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Point Austin: Of Frogs and Children
Do what you can to defend imprisoned refugees
"...waves of unaccompanied minors began arriving at the U.S. border in 2011-2012, and Southwest Key Programs quickly became the..."

July 13, 2018 News Column by Michael King

The Duality of Southwest Key
An East Austin nonprofit in the immigration debate
"...their parents, to be sent off to Southwest Key's border facilities...."

June 29, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

How to Help Families Separated at the Border
Ways to volunteer, ways to donate, ways to take action
"...of breaking up families who have crossed the U.S./Mexico border illegally has resulted in an estimated 2,000 children forcibly..."

June 20, 2018 Emergency Post by Kimberley Jones

Advocacy Groups: Stop Separating Families at Border
Groups file emergency request to reunite immigrant families
"...7 to separate parents and children at the U.S.-Mexico border. Parents are prosecuted while children are sent to shelters...."

June 8, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

"...Derek Baroody continues to receive medical treatment after his patrol car was hit by a drunk driver early on..."

June 1, 2018 News Feature

"...Last week's story "The Border Patrol Myth" incorrectly identified the cause of death for..."

March 16, 2018 Column

The Problem With K2, Downtown Austin’s Most Dangerous Drug
APD cannot depend on big busts alone to solve the problem
"...for the Homeless and the bustling entertainment district that borders the ARCH to its south and east. Last February,..."

March 16, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

The Border Patrol Myth
The most dangerous policing job? Not so.
"...doing law enforcement, many people think that being a Border Patrol agent is uniquely risky. Much of the media..."

March 9, 2018 News Feature by Debbie Nathan

Protest at Francisco Cantú Reading
Activists disrupt The Line Becomes a River BookPeople event
"...“profit[s] from families he’d helped rip apart” as a Border Patrol agent. They intend to shut him up. And..."

Feb. 14, 2018 Arts Post by Brandyce Ingram

Fear & Loathing
Travis County says goodbye to a coyote-killing machine
"...the Texas Oral Rabies Vaccination Program along the Mexican border. That same year it also killed 476,000 animals, including..."

Dec. 22, 2017 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

"...of a lawsuit. In October, Hernandez was detained by border patrol, who waited outside the hospital while she was..."

Nov. 10, 2017 News Feature

"...from the custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement. Border Patrol followed Rosa Maria Hernandez to a Corpus Christi..."

Nov. 3, 2017 News Feature

How DPS's Occupation of a Border Town May Have Crippled Its Economy
Rio Grande City sees a marked decline in sales and tourism
"...damaging the economy of a small town near the border? Eloy Vera suspects as much. He's a county judge..."

Oct. 6, 2017 News Feature by Debbie Nathan

DPS Director Steve McCraw Issues Immigration Marching Orders
Since Nov. 4, DPS troopers "have an obligation" to work with ICE, Border Patrol
"...asked. "Doing an article, um, about DPS and the Border Patrol?" The person said they were with the Department..."

July 7, 2017 News Feature by Debbie Nathan

DPS Troopers Push Undocumented Immigrants Into a Deportation Pipeline
Spike in traffic stops raises concerns about racial profiling, faulty record keeping, and the damage done to families
"...on roads and highways referred detained Texans to the Border Patrol. DPS sent Rod­rí­guez a county-by-county, month-by-month chart indicating..."

June 2, 2017 News Feature by Debbie Nathan

The Challenge to SB 4
Opponents to "sanctuary cities" bill ready for court battles
"...County, and the city of El Cenizo, a small border town populated with many undocumented immigrants, sued Texas, claiming..."

May 12, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

SXSW Film Review: Through the Repellent Fence: A Land Art Film
Local documentarian captures ephemeral beauty along the border
" to erect a temporary installation along the U.S.-Mexico border near Douglas, Arizona. Their project, which they describe as..."

March 11, 2017 SXSW Post by Michael Agresta

Undocumented, Unafraid
Balancing fear and power in the wake of ICE arrests
"...two weeks and caught within 100 miles of the border; now it's anyone who's been in the country for..."

March 10, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

New Berlin
"...miniature explosions of tunes and sardonicism. "Hardcore Punk" and "Border Patrol" aren't the barely repressed rage of bored no-hopers,..."

Feb. 10, 2017 Music Review by Michael Toland

Sanctuary Cities and the Ways We Fight for Human Rights
When community matters more than the law
"...million refugees. In Texas, sanctuary workers drove to the border to pick up Central Americans fleeing civil wars and..."

Feb. 10, 2017 News Feature by Victoria Rossi

Little Difference
" welcomed, rather than rebuffed with double walled fences patrolled in between by armed Border Patrol agents. The NSA..."

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