The El Pasoan who would be senator isn’t done yet.
The plans come on the same day that the Trump administration claims power to deny asylum to those entering U.S. illegally.
The civil rights group filed a complaint one day after the Border Patrol postponed an Election Day "crowd control" exercise.
The decision to postpone the exercise in El Paso, the home of U.S. Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke, comes amid widespread criticism by members of Congress and civil rights groups.
Told through vignettes, 'Retablos,' a memoir by playwright Octavio Solis, depicts the myths and realities of a childhood along the border.
For Long-Separated Immigrant Families, a Three-Minute Hug at the Border Offers a Bittersweet Reunion
Irving Castillo hadn't seen his family in fifteen years. At the 'Hugs Not Walls' event, they were able to reunite—for 180 seconds.
This city in West Texas was the largest in the country without a presence from the controversial health clinic.
A month after a federal judge’s deadline more than 500 children remain in federal custody and away from their families.
The reunion came on deadline day for a court-ordered reunification of separated immigrant families.
In El Paso, Immigrants Reunited With Their Small Children Tell Their Stories of Detention, Separation, and Release
Among the revelations: Families were separated despite legal entry, and at least one child said he was hit by a caregiver.
’You cannot imagine how awful it is to be there,’ the boy said of his nine-month separation by U.S. immigration officials.
The move by Sheriff Richard Wiles marks a growing chorus of local law enforcement across Texas that is critical of the federal family separation policy.
Last weekend, border agents turned away legal asylum-seekers on the U.S.-Mexico border. In a ‘Texas Monthly Reporter’ podcast, reporter Robert Moore discusses this tactic and its effect on those being turned away.
Federal law allows immigrants to step into United States and claim asylum; agents are physically preventing them from doing so.
By telling his own story, the widely admired Dallas Morning News reporter reveals how Mexican Americans have changed the United States—and how the United States has changed Mexican Americans.
Diana Natalicio is believed to be the longest serving president of a public university in the country.
A political action committee that targeted the winner of the primary is run by a hired gun with no apparent political allegiances.
Soul man: El Paso's Tomasso Arditti has crafted custom, high-end boots for many famous feet.
As construction begins for Trump’s project near El Paso, debate turns to nomenclature instead of immigration.
An El Paso man thinks he's got a good candidate for Texas History Month. Is he right? Yes, but . . .
Every room has a spectacular view in this ultramodern house that makes the most of its surroundings.
Donald Trump has profoundly discouraged people from coming over our borders. But is his influence wearing off?
When Alberto Mendiola returned to El Paso from the war in Afghanistan, he was suffering from severe, untreated PTSD. But is that a viable defense for murder?
A music revitalization is in progress in El Paso.
For an affordable stay in a new city, with built-in friends.
Animator Don Bluth returns to his birthplace of El Paso.
David Bond of Lucky B Design journeys across the state, painting soon-to-be iconic signs all along the way.
In our westernmost city, cultural boundaries are as fluid as the Rio Grande.
How a move from New York to El Paso birthed a music career.
A filmmaker’s effort to share stories from her home turf, one female-directed movie at a time.
Mobile Loaves and Fishes co-founder Alan Graham has published a book about his relationships with Austin’s homeless.
The best sights, bites, and experiences from my travels around the state this year.
The director of "Tower" brings us another iconic documentary, this one reveling in 40 years of the beloved Austin City Limits show.
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez in full.
The state's best repositories of art, historical objects, and natural wonders.
In remembrance of the stereopticon of 1916.
On the campus of the Orange Show, in Houston, is a new three-dimensional immersive folk art experience that’s a whimsical explosion of colors, textures, and community spirit.
From Black Orchid Lounge, in El Paso.
Amanda Shires on the birth of an album and becoming a matriarch.
Mapping the state’s meatiest routes.
A disturbing yet uproarious dark comedy featuring a foul-mouthed puppet ends its Broadway run bound for Houston.
Hotel alternatives for your summer in the city.
Six of the state's best bets for the weekend and beyond.
And the apps to download before you go.
In a small shop in El Paso, a man practices a craft that may soon be no more.
The state's top offerings, from the colorful history of Texans' favorite footwear to a fine showcase of a certain segment of those who wear them.
Potato and Egg, H&H Car Wash and Coffee Shop Type: BreakfastRating: 5Price: $4.99/platePut aside the fact that H&H is a half-century-old restaurant/car wash whose co-owner, Maynard Haddad, is a supreme grouch (if one with a soft heart). Ignore the time-scuffed Formica tabletops and the aging counter stools.
Harry Potter and the unlit lights.
Because you know you’ve always wanted to kick it up.
It’s not what you might think it is.