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Travis County Border Conflict Smolders On
Commissioners work precinct boundaries with politics in mind
"...Margaret Gómez brokered a deal over the hotly contested border between Gómez's district and Karen Huber's Precinct 3. As..."

Sept. 16, 2011 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Border Crossing
AFS Essential Cinema presents 3 Mexicanas en Hollywood
"...stereotypes, and becoming icons on both sides of the border...."

Dec. 28, 2007 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

Cross-Border Craziness
Illinois workers allegedly fired due to 'no match' problems with Social Security numbers

Sept. 28, 2007 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Texas–Louisiana Border Town Gets Clean Water
EPA decides to allocate funds to hook residents of DeBerry up to water line
"...Club is reporting a victory from the small Texas-Louisiana border town of DeBerry, in a longstanding dispute over groundwater..."

June 21, 2007 News Post by Daniel Mottola

Immigration Laws Held Up at the Border
"...colleges. At press time Wednesday, the State Affairs and Border & International Affairs committees were scheduled to hear invited..."

March 30, 2007 News Feature by Amy Smith

All We Really Want Is a 30-Foot-Tall Border Fence and Cheap Gas
"...All we want is a 30-foot-tall fence on our border to keep out people who would take our two-dollar-an-hour..."

May 17, 2006 Postmarks

On the Border's Edge
Drug war reporter Charles Bowden is telling El Paso-Juárez's secrets, one murder at a time.
"...many bodies stashed in secret burial grounds along the border. There's too much money in it. I can't stay..."

Nov. 29, 2002 Books Feature by Roger Gathman

Nuevo Tex-Mex: Festive New Recipes From Just North of the Border,
"...The eagerly awaited book by up-and-coming regional chef David..."

May 1, 1998 Food Feature

Austin FC Follows Familiar Script in First Foray North of the Border
RECAP: Struggling squad falls to Vancouver, again

Sept. 5, 2021 Sports Post by Eric Goodman

Hell on the Border
The story of the first black deputy U.S. marshal

Dec. 13, 2019 Movie Review

Go South of the Border With These 15 Latinx Acts

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

Cross-Border Madness
Family of Los Angeles-area man says he was mistakenly deported to Mexico; and Oaxaca's government apologizes for infamous police raid

June 22, 2007 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

When Is a Landlord Not a Border Patrol Officer?
The failure of the Farmers Branch immigration ordinance sends out a strong message to local and state lawmakers.

May 22, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Cross-Border Tidbits
Coahuila, Mexico, passes measure to legalize same-sex unions; and Babies "R" Us starts new year feeling wrath of both the Minutemen and immigration rights movement
"...Us has caved into the pressure from the open borders lobby, thereby amplifying the pre-existing illegal immigration crisis plaguing..."

Jan. 19, 2007 News Feature by Diana Welch

Brouhaha Below the Border No Simple Answers

Sept. 15, 1995 Arts Feature

This Ain't No Picnic: Minutemen on Patrol
The sinister legions of the 'Drug Cartel' have little to fear from the latest incarnation of border hysteria. As for the rest of us ...
"...Our Mission: Defending America's Southern Border From the Drug Cartel...."

Oct. 28, 2005 News Feature by Diana Welch

Borderline Vaudeville
Bill Crawford and Gene Fowler go off-off-off Broadway with Border Radio.
"...That's what this weekend's performances of a new musical, Border Radio: A Nuevo Vaudeville Documentary Performance, are all about...."

May 10, 2002 Music Feature by Clay Smith

While Abbott Talks of “Murder,” Migrants Die
Three migrants drown after Texas blocks Border Patrol rescue
" we're not shooting people who come across the border – because, of course, the Biden administration would charge..."

Jan. 19, 2024 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Local Immigration Advocacy Groups Aim to Blunt Right-Wing Proposals at the Lege
Border splurge still splurging
"...on Finance has focused much of its conversation on "border security." The anti-immigrant rhetoric has meant some Austin-based organizations..."

March 10, 2023 News Feature by Benton Graham

New Road Trip Drama Travels into No Man's Land
The filmmaking Allyn brothers see Mexico through a new lens
"...Wait for one film about the U.S./Mexico border, and of course two arrive in short order...."

Jan. 22, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Unknown Territory
Writer-director John Sayles on why he returned to the border for his latest film, 'Go for Sisters'
" that's completely unfamiliar to them: one beyond the border...."

Dec. 6, 2013 Screens Feature by Robert Faires

The River and the Wall
More than a nature hike, this border wall documentary replaces rhetoric with reality
"...where, as you may have heard, it forms the border between the U.S. and Mexico. The River and the..."

May 3, 2019 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Sicario: Day of the Soldado
Cross-border thriller gets a bloodier, morally grayer sequel
"...And if the location is the (currently wall-less) U.S.-Mexico border where much of Sicario: Day of the Soldado is..."

June 29, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Lone Star
Writer/director Sayles squeezes lots of metaphorical juice from the idea of borders in this story filmed on the Texas side of the Rio Grande. Ostensibly a murder mystery, the story exposes many other town secrets.
"...Canada, Matthew McConaughey, Frances McDormand and Eddie Robinson. A border is a curious place. It exists to separate things..."

June 28, 1996 Movie Review by Robert Faires

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

Reefer Roundup 1/26/11
Your drug war news, all in one place!
"...This roundup features news on soda pot, cross-border shootings, new bills at the Legislature, snortable bath salts,..."

Jan. 26, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

The Gatekeeper
"...the co-producer, writer-director, and star of this fictional Mexican-American border film, Frey’s command of the movie is near total...."

July 18, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Missing in Brooks County Explores a New Location for the Immigration Crisis
Cine Las Americas selection explores death [not] on the border
"...estimated 20,000 undocumented immigrants have died crossing the U.S./Mexico border, and many have been lost in the arid scrubland..."

June 4, 2021 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Pointing Out Detention Centers "In Plain Sight"
Sky-high art turns eyes to migrant detention and incarceration
"...close to the large tents pitched outside El Paso’s Border Patrol Station 1 that Maribel thought her prayers had..."

July 3, 2020 Arts Post by Victoria Rossi

Robert Rodriguez fulfills his early promise with this Mexploitation action film that also catapults Danny Trejo into full-fledged superhero status.
"...Senator McLaughlin, a racist who advocates for an electrified border fence. Things are no different for Machete on the..."

Sept. 3, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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