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The South Texas ICE Processing Center in Pearsall, Texas.

Coronavirus infections continue to rise at migrant detention facilities in towns with limited resources. Some local governments want details on what’s being done to safeguard the public. Read more»

Migrants camp at the base of Paso del Norte International Bridge in Ciudad Juárez.

It was business as usual Monday on the Migrant Protection Protocols docket in federal immigration courts, and groups that work in them are raising concerns about the risk to migrants and court staff. Read more»

Robert Marbut

A Texas consultant who devised a controversial approach to addressing homelessness in San Antonio a decade ago was tapped by President Donald Trump this month to bring his strategy to the rest of the country. Read more»

Tempe City Councilmember Robin Arredondo-Savage, with microphone, joined city officials from Ohio, Missouri and Texas on a panel to talk about the impact a proposed change to immigrant benefits could have on their cities.

A Trump administration plan to limit public assistance for legal immigrants simply “passes the buck down to cities who are going to have to figure out how to pay” for the lost benefits, local officials were told Monday. Read more»

Wilder Maldonado's journey takes him home to El Salvador, where more than a third of Salvadorans live below the poverty line. Wilder's mother said jobs in this remote part of the country pay about $5 a day. Wilder has told his mother he will try to go to the U.S. to work when he’s older.

The Trump administration’s zero-tolerance policy separated kids and parents, putting the children in foster care, where many of them got a taste of a life much better than the one they left. What happens when they land back home? Read more»

Villaseñor at a press conference in March 2012.

The chief of the Tucson Police Department, set to retire in December after six years in the post, won't become the top cop in San Antonio. Roberto Villaseñor had been a finalist for the job, but in a twist the Texas city will hire back the former chief who retired last year. Read more»

Villaseñor at a press conference in March 2012.

The chief of the Tucson Police Department, set to retire in December after six years in the top post, is a finalist to become the head of a Texas police department. Roberto Villaseñor announced earlier this year that he would retire, and a national search for the next TPD chief is underway. Read more»

A worker at Mission Solar in San Antonio inspects the protective coating of a fully assembled solar panel for bubbles that could hinder efficiency. The company runs Texas' biggest solar panel manufacturing plant.

Texas’ biggest solar panel manufacturing plant is ramping up production. It’s part of San Antonio’s effort to become a solar energy hub – by building solar farms to help power the area and luring the companies that manufacture their parts. Read more»

The increase of unaccompanied children caught crossing the Mexican border into the U.S. has prompted the Obama administration to create a multiagency task force to address the issue. Read more»

Demonstrators march through the streets of downtown Dallas in 2010 to protest the passage of Arizona's controversial new immigration law.

A charity organization has thrown its support behind a mining company and one of its employees who are being sued after three undocumented immigrants were killed during an incursion onto private property in Texas. Read more» 1

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro and former Governor of Mississippi Haley Barbour, speak to media during the Civil Rights Summit on April 8, 2014.

At the Civil Rights Summit in Austin, Democratic San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro and former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, a Republican, both expressed optimism that Congress could pass comprehensive immigration reform this year. Read more»

A proposal to include sexual orientation and gender identity in San Antonio's nondiscrimination policy has turned the city into a new gay rights battleground. Read more»

An SUV with an armored rear door, in a Canadian government photo.

The sales of armored cars in Mexico were up 10 percent in 2012 from the previous year, according to the Mexican Automotive Armour Association. The most popular armored vehicles were Suburban, Grand Cherokee and Tahoe SUVs, sold mostly to private parties. Read more»

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson and Mexican Ambassador to the U.S. Arturo Sarukhan

The return to power of Mexico’s Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, will not be accompanied by the corruption that used to plague the party, said Arturo Sarukhan, the Mexican ambassador to the U.S., and former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson. Read more»

Sissy Bradford, a former Texas A&M San Antonio adjunct criminology professor who was fired after commenting on the installation of crosses at the top of the campus entry tower.

A Texas A&M adjunct professor who questioned the placing of crosses at the school's entrance is now out of work and the San Antonio campus has been cast into a debate about academic freedom and the separation of church and state. Read more»

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