Local faith organization prepares to welcome asylum seekers, shares covid protocols in place

Fernie [ad_1] EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — El Paso is expected to be the next port where asylum-seeking migrants under the Migrant Protection Protocol program will arrive.Local immigration advocates and faith leaders are preparing to welcome them with...

Gov. Greg Abbott: ‘At the moment the Valley is Texas top priority.’

Fernie [ad_1] RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas (KVEO) — In an interview on CBS4 News at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott added more clarity on hospital capacity and encouraged Texas lawmakers to enforce the mask ordinance immediately....

‘McAllen and South Texas Need Help Now’

Fernie [ad_1] Editor’s note: This piece was written in partnership with the Columbia Journalism Review and the Delacorte Review, the literary nonfiction journal of the Columbia Journalism School. The project focuses on the stories and conversations going on in communities...