Immigration

COVID-19 Kills Latinos At Disproportionate Rates — And The Numbers In Texas Are Growing

Posted on · Latinos make up 40% of the Texas population, yet they account for 52% of the COVID-19 fatalities in the state, according to the Department of State Health Services. Health experts attribute disparities to work demands, pre-existing conditions, misinformation, housing and uninsured rates.

Immigration

People In Texas ICE Detention Centers Are 15 Times More Likely Than The Public To Have COVID-19

Posted on · Detainees inside Texas immigrant detention centers are 15 times more likely to have COVID-19 than people in the state's general population, considering active cases. More than 1,200 have tested positive since the pandemic started.