On Thursday’s Houston Matters: We examine a new report from the Migration Policy Institute, which offers an in-depth look at Houston's immigration population. And News 88.7’s Elizabeth Trovall examines the concept of a “virtual wall” being created in a legal sense to curb undocumented immigration.
Also this hour: After Harris County voters approved a $2.5 billion flood control bond, citizens are being asked to weigh in on what flood mitigation projects should be a priority.
Then, several years ago, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas “came out” as an undocumented immigrant. He discusses his experience in a new book, Dear America: Notes of An Undocumented Citizen.
And we look back at the Battle of the Sexes tennis match held at the Astrodome 45 years ago today.