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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.

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Immigrant Families Suffer Health Impacts, As Many Fear New Public Charge Rule

Posted on · Even though the Trump administration's new public charge rule doesn't apply to most immigrant families, misinformation, mistrust and fear around the rule change is impacting public health. Cancer patients, single mothers and other families are opting out of food stamps and Medicaid because they're afraid it could affect their immigration status.