Follow the FACTS from the
With the border so much in the news these days, and as the issue of President Trump’s wall continues to cause division among Americans, the following first-hand accounts of visits to the USA-Mexico border might help provide a better sense of what actually goes on there, and what the REAL CRISIS is. The FACT is, we need to find a humane solution to this humanitarian challenge.
"Migrant Children Were Asked to Draw Their Experiences in U.S. Custody. Here's What They Drew"
Time - July 4, 2019
"250 children living under inhumane conditions at Texas border facility,
doctors and attorneys say"
CBS News - June 21, 2019
"Trump: U.S., Mexico Reach Deal To Avoid New Tariffs"
Texas Public Radio - June 8, 2019. Updated Saturday at 10:30 a.m. ET
"Guatemalan Boy Dies at Border Station While Awaiting Move to a Shelter"
The New York Times - May 20, 2019
"Eleven-year-old ordered deported without her family"
Houston Chronicle - Updated April 12, 2019
"Trump Walks Back Threat To Close U.S. Border, Giving Mexico A '1-Year Warning'"
Texas Public Radio - April 4, 2019
"Pentagon Takes $1 Billion From Miliatary Personnel Account To Build Border Fence"
Texas Public Radio - March 27, 2019
"U.S. Continues to Separate Migrant Families Despite Rollback of Policy"
The New York Times - March 9, 2019
" ‘You Have to Pay With Your Body’: The Hidden Nightmare of Sexual Violence on the Border"
The New York Times - March 3, 2019
"The Reality At The Border: Butterflies And The Border Wall"
Texas Public Radio - March 1 2019
"We Traveled the Length of the Border. The People We Met There Fear More Government, Not More Immigrants"
TIME - February 14, 2019
"A Border Crash and the Blurry Line Between the U.S. and Mexico"
The New York Times - February 14, 2019
"I went to Tijuana to see Trump's manufactured border crisis"
ACLU - January 28, 2019
"Trump Worsens the Border Crisis"
The New York Times - January 17, 2019
"Where Does Illegal Immigration Mostly Occur? Here's What Data Tell Us"
Texas Public Radio - January 10, 2019