Miguel Aleman, on the Rio Grande

Border & Immigration

Reporting and commentary on immigration and the Texas-Mexico borderlands

Op-Ed |
January 18, 2022

How to Stop the Migrant Caravans That Are Headed to Texas

When I opened my morning paper a few days ago, the front page featured an article about yet another caravan of Hondurans heading to Texas. Many are fleeing the violence in that country, which suffers from one of the highest murder rates in the world. But why do they come

Politics & Policy |
September 19, 2019

Veronica vs. the Swamp

Veronica Escobar, the first Latina to represent El Paso in Congress, isn’t afraid of playing the Washington game—as long as it means the Texas borderlands get the respect they deserve.