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Undocumented, Unafraid
Balancing fear and power in the wake of ICE arrests
"...Alvarado sat motionless at her desk. The 18-year-old undocumented Texas State University student fixed her eyes on a YouTube..."

March 10, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Child Refugees in Need
Austin churches and nonprofits extend a helping hand
"...Thousands of young Central American refugees have arrived in Texas with..."

July 23, 2014 News Post by Amy Smith

What Now for DREAMers?
The clock is ticking for the 120,000 DACA recipients in Texas
"..."self-defeating," last week Attorney General Jeff Ses­sions, on behalf of the Trump administration, called for a six-month wind-down of..."

Sept. 15, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Council: Robert Rules, OK?
Plaza Saltillo inches forward, Capitol views move East, and tears flow
"...Thursday, Feb. 16, as tensions simmered over immigration, questions of “equity” obscured the Capitol views, and the debate continued..."

Feb. 20, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Council Recap: COVID Relief Funds Begin to Flow in Austin
Artists and nonprofits at the front of the line for assistance
"...new $1.5 million Austin Artist Disaster Relief Fund to soften the impact of COVID-19, at its April 24 meeting,..."

May 1, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Despite the Virus, City Council Has Business to Attend To
Health and home on the agenda
"...12, to conduct its regular business, despite the flurry of coronavirus-related news activity that has dominated Austin over the..."

March 13, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Res Publica
"...STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION COMMITTEE HEARING Schools vie this afternoon for the..."

July 17, 2009 News Feature

First Nonprofits Receive RISE Funds
$5.6 million in grants to aid Austinites during COVID crisis
"...The $15 million Relief in a State of Emergency (RISE) fund, created to help poor Austinites during..."

April 21, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

Austin Responds to the Refugees
As the Central American refugee crisis unfolds, an Austin movement to offer aid is playing out quietly, behind the scenes.
"...As the Central American refugee crisis unfolds, an Austin movement to offer..."

July 25, 2014 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Judge on Pregnancy 'Clinics': Signage Ordinance 'Vague'
Anti-abortion centers evade medical service signage requirement
"...Most CPCs provide only a limited range of quasi-health care services, like pregnancy testing, nondiagnostic sonogram scans,..."

July 11, 2014 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Crisis Pregnancy Centers Take City to Court
Lawsuit claims city ordinance violates free speech
"...Several operators of Austin crisis pregnancy centers have filed suit in federal..."

Oct. 14, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Happenings
April 5, 2007 - Wednesday, April 11
"...GOLD AND GREED: NORTH AMERICAN MINING IN CENTRAL AMERICA A talk from Carlos Amador Aleman and Sandra..."

April 6, 2007 News Feature

Everything You Need to Know if ICE Knocks on Your Door
Know your rights
"...With the threat of increased immigration enforcement under Trump, remember that you still..."

July 26, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Council Commits to Immigrant Legal Services
Five-year plan for $375,000 approved last week
"...As part of its effort to support the local immigrant community amid..."

March 30, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Headlines
"...eye on the clock, the budget, and CodeNEXT (subject of work sessions each Tue.-Wed. this month; see "Why Does..."

June 9, 2017 News Feature

Ten Key Moments in Austin's Year With the Coronavirus
The Plague Year
"...then-­Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt declared a local state of disaster in light of growing fears about a potential..."

Dec. 18, 2020 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

A Nightmare for DREAMers
Ending DACA affects an estimated 124,000 Texans
"...Homeless on the streets of Guatemala, Edilsa Lopez, her mother, and three siblings often..."

Sept. 29, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Council Preview: Promised Land Use
Austin Oaks, Plaza Saltillo loom large at Thursday meeting
"...The last couple of City Council meetings have been relatively sedate, medium-length affairs,..."

Feb. 17, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

How to Help Families Separated at the Border
Ways to volunteer, ways to donate, ways to take action
"...The Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy of breaking up families who have crossed the U.S./Mexico border..."

June 20, 2018 Emergency Post by Kimberley Jones

Keeping the Faith
Women lawmakers endure – and defy – the anti-choice wrath of the Catholic Church
"...in 1914 and found herself among a growing number of black Catholics without a house of worship. Austin's white..."

April 6, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

How to Help Detained Migrant Families
Make an impact by contributing to these advocacy groups
"...help improve conditions for refugees. Here is a list of organizations in need of volunteers and donations providing direct..."

July 15, 2019 News Post by Katelyn Landry

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, March 4-11
"...REPUBLICS OF FEAR A two-day conference on violence in Latin America...."

March 5, 2010 News Feature

'An Independent Person'
A Conversation With Randi Shade
"...the race for Place 3, in the June 18 run-off with Kathie Tovo. At her announcement, Shade said she..."

June 3, 2011 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Quote of the Week"Next time I tell you someone from Texas..."

Sept. 23, 2005 News Feature

Point Austin: Welcome to Hard Times
Ausitn Interfaith's summit addresses economic plans, current crisis
"..."We can't allow the politics of despair to corrode our spirits."..."

Feb. 13, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Quote of the Week: "It's almost like sending your child off..."

Sept. 17, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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