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The Million: Inside the Black Market for Day Laborers in Houston

Posted on · This spring, Houston Public Media and the Houston Chronicle launched a collaborative series documenting the lives of the 1.4 million foreign-born residents of Harris County. In the most recent installment in the series, Houston Chronicle reporter Karen Chen examines how day laborers are exploited in the Greater Houston region. Chen will tell us more about her report. […]

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The 5th Circuit Rules on Clinics Providing Abortions: Wednesday’s show (June 10, 2015)

Posted on · The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in New Orleans Tuesday upheld nearly all of the provisions in a controversial law which could leave fewer than ten health clinics in Texas that provide abortions. The three judge panel upheld House Bill 2‘s requirements for such facilities to meet the standards of hospital-style surgical […]