Fronteras

Fridays at 12 noon, Saturdays at 6 a.m., and Sundays at 9 p.m.

Fronteras is a Texas Public Radio program that explores the changing culture and demographics of the American Southwest. From Texas to New Mexico and California, Fronteras provides insight into life along the U.S.- Mexico border. Our stories examine unique regional issues affecting lifestyle, politics, economics, and the environmental landscape.

Martin do Nascimento / KUT

  

This week on Fronteras: 

 

·         How the ICE detainer system works when police arrest an undocumented immigrant.

 

·         “Caravan Against Fear” activists along the border have a specific message for the Trump administration.

 

·         NAFTA Re-negotiation Crucial For Texas

 

·         A Santa Fe newspaper sues the Governor saying she blacklisted it.

 

·         In Dallas, an exhibit showcasing 50 years of Mexican artworks is attracting large numbers of first generation Latino families

Matthew Bowler / KPBS

  

This week on Fronteras: 

·         The founder of the advocacy group Border Angels goes missing in Mexico for more than four days and survives.

·         Our southern neighbor considers boycotting U.S. corn because it feels the Trump Administration is anti-Mexico.

·         How Republicans crossed the lines in the long battle over redistricting in Texas.

·         Voices from Mega Corazón – quite possibly the largest poetry event in the world.

Mega Corazón

Apr 21, 2017
Norma Martinez

April is National Poetry Month, and it was marked in San Antonio with what could arguably be called the biggest poetry event in the world - Mega Corazón.

OEA-OAS/Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

 

  

This week on Fronteras:   

 

·         Mexican politicians fleeing corruption charges are finding refuge in Texas.

 

·         Haitians denied entry into the U.S.  since last fall remain stranded in Tijuana.

 

·         A Fort Worth high school principal aims to improve his diverse students’ academic achievements.

 

·         Setting the record straight on the contribution of Tejanos to Texas history.

Andrew Schneider

  

This week on Fronteras: 

 

·         Texas cattle ranchers are closely watching President Trump’s actions on NAFTA.

 

·         The mayor of Santa Fe pledges to keep his city immigrant friendly.  

 

·         The wait to become a U.S. citizen can take a very long time for some, not others.

 

·         Many entertainers have taken a stage name but not Texas comedian Aaron Aryanpur, whose father migrated from Iran.   

 

·         House On Mango Street returns to Classic Theater

 

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