Immigration

Immigrant Advocates Want A Progressive Leader At ICE. Can Sheriff Ed Gonzalez Deliver?

Posted on · Ahead of Gonzalez' Senate confirmation hearing, some advocates say the sheriff's failure to implement transformative changes at the Harris County jail could indicate difficulties ahead at one of the most heavily-criticized agencies in the country.

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Law Enforcement Leaders Address Growing Violent Crime In Greater Houston (Nov. 20, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's show: HPD Chief Art Acevedo and Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez address rising violent crime, a city program helps musicians harmed by the pandemic, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and a new exhibit hall opens at the MFAH.

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Wednesday’s Show: Economic Aid Package, And Potential Inmate Release (March 25, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Reaction and analysis to the Senate's historic economic aid package, our weekly political roundup, and Sheriff Ed Gonzalez discusses his call to release certain Harris County Jail inmates.

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Tuesday’s Show: How Coronavirus Is Affecting Oil And Gas, And Sheriff Ed Gonzalez (March 10, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: How coronavirus fears are affecting oil prices, Harris Co. Sheriff Ed Gonzalez answers your questions, a local dietitian offers advice on giving up certain foods for health reasons, and Chef Najmieh Batmanglij on Persian food.