Border & Immigration

The Trump administration announced Monday that it has dramatically increased the number of worksite investigations and audits to make sure that American businesses do not employ people who are in the U.S. illegally.

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This week on Fronteras:

  • Texas counties report an increase in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement transfers in the first months of the Trump administration (0:16).
  • A group in El Paso assists immigrants in detention with bond payments (1:53).
  • San Diego looks into how new immigrants can integrate into society (7:44).
  • Local mariachis prepare for a marathon evening of Mother’s Day serenades (9:48).


Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Monday that the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security will partner to prosecute anyone illegally crossing the southwest border and separate children from parents.

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This week on Fronteras:

  • Reaction to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s decision to sue the federal government over ending DACA (0:15).
  • Vice President Mike Pence visits the border wall on the California-Mexico border (1:43).
  • The number of refugees resettling in Texas is declining (3.28).
  • Marfa mural preserves the city’s story for the future (9:10).
  • Author Bill Neeley shares the story of San Antonio Texas revolutionary hero Juan Seguín (12:38).


NPR

Updated at 4:37 p.m. 

 

Immigration attorneys and recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program are lashing back at Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton the day after he filed a federal lawsuit in Brownsville to kill the Obama-era program.


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