Even before COVID-19, advocates argued the Migrant Protection Protocols left people vulnerable to violence. Now, with the pandemic closing immigration courts indefinitely, some desperate asylum seekers are considering sending their children across the border...alone.
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After weeks of searching, the agency said it found the nest of Asian giant hornets in Blaine, a city north of Seattle near the Canadian border. Bad weather delayed plans to destroy the nest Friday.
Most schools hoped this fall would see students make up academic ground lost last spring when the pandemic hit. Instead, districts are looking for ways to reverse plummeting grades and attendance among students learning at home.
The Texas unemployment agency is reinstating work search requirements for those receiving unemployment benefits starting Nov. 1.
Budget cuts + rising pandemic costs + zero federal relief = a school funding crisis.
Thousands of asylum seekers are living in Mexican border cities as their cases play out in U.S. immigration court, because of the Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico” policy. This series profiles asylum-seeking families in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, stuck in legal limbo during a global pandemic.
PBS & Houston Public Media invited major party candidates in races around Texas to film a video for this series. Watch those candidates who participated give you their pitch.
Elections can be complicated, and the pandemic has only heightened the situation. Follow the latest news about all the Election 2020 races in North Texas and around the state.
The public radio stations that make up The Texas Newsroom are tracking cases and deaths based on counts from the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.
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