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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 22 2015 - 1:09pm
Who needs a border wall? The U.S. recession already cut Mexican immigration by 57 percent, reflecting fewer employment opportunities, according to a study of U.S. Census data by Rogelio Sáenz, dean of the University of Texas at San Antonio College of Public Policy.
Written by Guest (not verified) on Sep 14 2015 - 9:09pm
The UTSA College of Public Policy Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series continues with Dr. Jorge Durand, who will speak on Sept. 15 at 5:30 pm. at the UTSA Downtown Campus, Buena Vista St. Bldg. Aula Canaria (BV 1.328). The topic is Migratory Collapse: Evidence from Los Altos de Jalisco
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 8 2015 - 6:48pm
Catch up and get ahead with the Edge for the week of Sept. 7 Texas school funding system punishes poor districts
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 1 2015 - 10:32am
In this video, Jorge Montiel of COPS/Metro Alliance examines the business of immigrant detention, and follows the money coming from and going to the private prison companies, Corrections Corporation of America and the GEO Group, Inc.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 26 2015 - 10:22pm
Catch up and get ahead with the Edge for the week of August 24. Congressmen call for end to family detention and private prisons
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 13 2015 - 8:29pm
Nearly 200 people attended an educational forum on family detention and community efforts to welcome and support asylum-seeking refugee women and children from Central America. The Aug. 19 forum at Whitley Theological Center was co-hosted by Interfaith Welcome Coalition, NOWCastSA, COPS/Metro and RAICES.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jul 29 2015 - 5:15pm
by Julián Aguilar, The Texas Tribune July 28, 2015   More than 2,000 undocumented women and children being held in "deplorable" conditions at federal immigration detention centers are supposed to be released under a recent federal judge's order. But how long that takes and what happens to them next remains unclear, attorneys say.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 24 2015 - 9:28am
A June 24, 2015 Congressional visit investigating conditions for refugee families in private prisons in Texas culminated with a protest by dozens of women calling out in Spanish for freedom, chanting ¡Libertad!
Written by Amanda Evrard on Jun 11 2015 - 4:38pm
Within hours of their release from Karnes County Correctional Center, a privately-operated prison located about 60 miles south east of San Antonio, three refugee mothers volunteered to share their stories with NOWCastSA.
Written by lcarter on May 9 2015 - 10:42am
They call it the Train of Death - el Tren de la Muerte,  or simply La Bestia, or the Beast.  It is the life-threatening and life-altering mode of transportation from Central America to the United States for as many as half a million people a year.