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Immigration

As Biden Inherits A Harsh Immigrant Detention System, Advocates Look For Him To Change It

Posted on · Texas is home to more immigrant detention centers than any other state, making it ground zero for any changes President Joe Biden will make to the system. Though advocates have said they're optimistic about this new chapter, Biden is inheriting expanded detention infrastructure with a record of poor medical treatment.

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Houston Matters

Tuesday’s Show: Establishing A County-Funded Deportation Defense Program, And Rep. Sylvia Garcia (Feb. 25, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: Establishing a county-funded deportation defense program, a conversation with Rep. Sylvia Garcia, the state of area real estate, and an immersive art exhibit inspired by Harvey.

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Immigration

A Year After Being Detained By ICE, Former Houston High School Student Forges His Future

Posted on · "I don’t know if the next time I go to court, I’m going to be deported," said Dennis Rivera, a 20-year-old Honduran student whose controversial detention by ICE spurred protests in Houston last year.

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Houston Matters

Full Show: What Asylum-Seekers Are Fleeing, And Comedian Mo Amer (June 29, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We learn what drives so many asylum seekers to flee their home countries in Central and South America and make the dangerous journey to the United States. Then, our panel of non-experts discusses The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly Of The Week’s News. And Houston Comedian Mo Amer talks about his journey into comedy and his fateful plane ride with Eric Trump.

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