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Border & Immigration

From Texas Standard:

You've almost certainly heard about the dog days of summer, but do you know about canicula? You probably do if you're from the Rio Grande Valley. Otherwise, perhaps not.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Immigrant rights groups said officials from Immigration and Customs Enforcement coerced members of separated families to sign voluntary deportation documents.

Norma Martinez / Texas Public Radio

On Fronteras:

  • A 12-year-old Mexican-American boy who was shot and killed by a Dallas police officer is honored with a public art project and documentary (0:21).
  • American writer, poet, and translator Margaret Randall joins us to discuss translating the collection “The Oval Portrait: Contemporary Cuban Women Writers and Artists” (4:55).
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio library has recently featured cookbooks created by housekeeping staff. Here’s why (14:21).

Bonnie Petrie / Texas Public Radio

The Greyhound bus station in San Antonio has become a resource center for immigrant families who show up with few belongings and little understanding of what's next for them.


Photos via Getty Images for Undocumented by John Moore, published by powerHouse Books.

John Moore is a special correspondent and staff photographer with Getty Images. A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Moore has won numerous awards, including the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news photography, and photographer of the year from Pictures of the Year International. Moore spent 10 years covering the U.S.-Mexico border, and compiled a number of those photographs in his book, “Undocumented: Immigration and the Militarization of the United States-Mexico Border.”


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