NPR for North Texas
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

From The Newsroom: Border Decisions, Patriotic Films For The Fourth

Doualy Xaykaothao
Immigrants get ready for a bus trip out of McAllen to stay temporarily with a sponsored relative in the U.S. There's an unprecendented number of people crossing the border, and many of them are unaccompanied children who need food and shelter.

In today's local Morning Edition block from the KERA Newsroom: Our critics share their shortlist of patriotic movies – including loveable films about the immigrant experience. First: Doualy Xaykaothao reports from a less-than-heartwarming situation in McAllen.

Lyndsay Knecht is assistant producer for Think.