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Border & Immigration

Border & Immigration

Stories from the southwestern border of the United States & Mexico, from TPR and NPR reporters.

Texas Public Radio is supported by contributors to the Border and Immigration News Desk, including the Catena Foundation, the Alice Kleberg Reynolds Foundation, and Texas Mutual Insurance Company.
TPR's coverage of border and immigration news is made possible in part by Texas Mutual Insurance Company.
 Zeenat Khan (right), director of DFW Refugee Outreach Services, stands outside a Richardson hotel talking with a group of young Afghan refugees.
Stella M. Chávez
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KERA News
The U.S. Department of State-run program known as Welcome Corps allows U.S. citizens or permanent residents to sponsor a refugee or refugee family. Texas is one of the states leading the way in the number of application submissions.