Elizabeth Trovall | Houston Public Media
Elizabeth Trovall is an immigration reporter for Houston Public Media. She joined the News 88.7 team after several years abroad in Santiago, Chile, where she reported on business, energy, politics and culture. Trovall’s work has been featured on NPR’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered, Marketplace, Here and Now, Latino USA, Texas Standard and Only A Game. She graduated from University of Missouri’s Reynolds Institute of Journalism, where she reported for the local public radio station KBIA.
With 18,000 migrant children and teens in federal custody and reports of overcrowded border facilities, politicians on both sides have been quick to point fingers. Three attorneys spoke with Houston Public Media about what’s actually happening.
'No Easy Answer': Biden Vows To Take In Migrant Children, But Says Most Families Will Be Turned AwayBiden announced plans to speed up the processing of migrant children traveling alone to the United States, but said his policy of returning most families to Mexico remains unchanged.
Texas Health and Human Services confirmed 261 COVID-19 cases in state-licensed facilities and foster care for migrant children since March 5.
A Pearland teen is speaking out after a majority of her peers responded to a survey saying they thought about committing suicide. The findings are in line with what mental health professionals are saying: teens are facing a mental health crisis.