Houston Matters

Full Show: A New School Year At Wheatley High, Facilities For Migrant Teens, And Comedian Ali Siddiq On Prison Life (Aug. 26, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: Parents and students at Wheatley High discuss the upcoming academic year at the troubled school. We meet a former unaccompanied migrant who's now a psychologist in a facility for migrant teens. And comedian Ali Siddiq discusses life in prison.

In-Depth

Inside Houston’s Newest Migrant Shelter For Unaccompanied Teens

Posted on · Advocates, teachers, even presidential hopefuls have rallied against a migrant shelter east of downtown Houston, calling it a baby jail and a prime example of the Trump administration’s harsh immigration policies. Though some criticisms of Southwest Key have credence, Houston Public Media got access to a rare tour inside the shelter that sheds light on the lives of migrant teens there.