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Full Show: Tent Cities For Migrant Children, And Our Weekly Political Roundup (June 13, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: We learn how tent cities could be used to shelter unaccompanied migrant children. Then, our experts discuss the latest political stories. We remember the roll the Turtle Bayou Resolutions played in Texas history. And we meet some boating enthusiasts in Greater Houston.

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What’s Driving A Second Surge of Minors Crossing the Border?

Posted on · Attention turned about a year and a half ago to the Texas/Mexico border, where thousands of unaccompanied minors (many fleeing violence in Central America) sought asylum in the United States. The federal government scrambled to safely house the children while they navigated our immigration courts. Their ranks slowly dissipated as their cases were resolved, but now […]

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How Houston Groups are Responding to the Issue of Undocumented Children Entering the US

Posted on · Since October, more than 52,000 undocumented children have come into the U.S. Most of these children are from Central America, and many of them arrived unaccompanied by adults. The local response here in Greater Houston has been mixed. Organizations like Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston are asking for donations, foster care parents, and volunteers […]