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There are new, tougher guidelines for migrants seeking asylum in the United States

The federal agency that handles the first step in asylum claims sent a memo to all its officers Wednesday that tightens restrictions on migrants who are seeking asylum.

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Beto O’Rourke raises $10.4 million in second quarter of 2018, again outpacing Ted Cruz by wide margin

Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, said Wednesday that he raised a stunning $10.4 million in the second quarter of 2018, more than double what the Republican incumbent, Ted Cruz, will report taking in over the same period.

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Abbott Says He’ll Debate Valdez This Fall, But She Wants To Avoid Friday Night Football

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott and his Democratic challenger, former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez, have agreed — to a point — to debate at least once this fall. And if the event comes off as proposed on Sept. 28, there … Continue reading

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As Reunification Deadline Approaches, One Migrant Family Wonders When They’ll See Their Daughter Again

The looming deadline to reunify parents and children separated at the U.S.-Mexico border is approaching quickly. A federal judge in California ordered the Trump administration to finish reuniting families before the end of this month, but it’s still unclear exactly … Continue reading

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Many Texans Are Skipping Health Care They Need Because Of The Cost

Many Texans are struggling to afford health care, according to a new survey released by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Episcopal Health Foundation.

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Tornillo detention center for immigrant children will remain open at least another month

The immigration detention center, which held more than 300 minors two weeks ago, will remain open at least through Aug. 13, according to a federal agency.

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Now That López Obrador has Won, Cutting Corruption and Violence in Mexico are His Biggest Challenges

On Sunday, a populist leftist surprised no one by winning the presidency of Mexico. His promise to voters was something along the lines of “make Mexico great again.”

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In Alpine and Across U.S., Protestors March Against Trump’s Immigration Policy

At rallies across Texas and the U.S., people are marching to protest the Trump administration’s immigration policy.

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Job Alert: Part-Time Corporate Support Account Manager for Midland/Odessa

PT Corporate Support Account Manager – Midland/Odessa Summary of Function: Marfa Public Radio believes in the capacity of public media to shape and animate who we are, where we live, and how we relate. Public media from West Texas serves … Continue reading

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Texas’ Redistricting Case Tested The Strength Of The Voting Rights Act, And The Law Buckled

Civil rights attorneys say the Supreme Court’s decision Monday in a Texas redistricting case showed how difficult it is to prove discrimination in voting laws. The Supreme Court mostly sided with Republican lawmakers in the case, which challenged state House … Continue reading

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