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Lots of Texans drive to Mexico for vacation. Many go for a very different reason: dental work.
Roy Snipes and the local Catholic diocese are fighting new sections of border wall to protect a tiny, white chapel known as La Lomita.
Editor’s note: Marketplace’s Andy Uhler spent a week reporting about doing business on the Texas-Mexico border during a time of intense debate over U.S. immigration policy and the push by President Donald Trump to build a border wall. Below is the seventh entry from his reporter’s notebook. You can read the other entries here. In some ways, […]
From Tijuana to Matamoros, people work in the U.S. for higher wages but live in Mexico for cheaper rent.
Ecology-based organizations at the border are scrambling after Trump’s emergency declaration over border security last week The National Butterfly Center had filed a restraining order to try to stave off any advances of a border wall, an order that’s essentially been lifted. Eco-tourism along the border is a multi-billion-dollar business. The border region surrounding Mission, […]
A planned expansion of a border wall threatens a critical habitat in South Texas.
Fred Cavazos and Rey Anzaldua say a planned expansion of a South Texas wall would hurt their livelihood and is disruptive to their family history.
“For us it’s more from an agriculture point of view. It’s not about politics.”
"We are so, like, one, that you can’t tell one city from the other."