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Daniel Blue Tyx
Freelance journalist, essayist, Rio Grande Valleyite and Midwesterner, husband, dad, lover of maps and places not on them, late arrival to the 21st century.
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Rose Jun 10
For 122 years, Laredo has been celebrating George Washington's birthday with a massive display of patriotism, though Washington had no connection to the city. With the backdrop of Trump's wall, this year's party was... weird. explains:
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The Texas Observer Jun 10
NEW FEATURE: Washington Crossing the Rio Grande Performing patriotism in Laredo while Trump’s wall looms. by
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Efrén May 24
One year ago today first interviewed separated families in . Today, a father was separated from his 10-month old daughter, and a judge heard arguments on a 4-yr old sent to Michigan alone. The crisis continues
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Daniel Blue Tyx May 23
I'm pleased to share that is running an excerpt from my book Angry Tias from , about my initial reporting on family separation: .
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YES! Magazine May 23
When I Discovered My Town Is Where Immigrant Families Are Separated, a book excerpt by
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Daniel Blue Tyx Apr 25
Replying to @rosecahalan
Thanks, I'm going to send a copy ASAP!
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Daniel Blue Tyx Apr 25
Replying to @danielbluetyx
TIreless is an understatement. I had the privilege to interview and follow many of the Tias, an experience I wrote about in my book Angry Tias: Cruelty and Compassion on the U.S.-Mexico Border: . This award is incredibly well-deserved.
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Daniel Blue Tyx Apr 25
Replying to @danielbluetyx
The award citation commends the Tias for "their tireless work to secure dignity, safety, and community for those seeking that very same opportunity and freedoms we all so frequently take for granted.”
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Daniel Blue Tyx Apr 25
These are recently honored as RFK Human Rights Laureates. The Tias continue to provide information and humanitarian aid to migrants left at bus stations or trapped on the bridges or dangerous parts of Mexico due to the "Stay in Mexico" policy.
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Ryan Grim Apr 24
The latest from Strong Arm Press is a close look at the people doing extraordinary work on the border.
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Laura Moser Apr 24
One year into Trump's catastrophic family-separation policy, and bring you a wrenching -- but also inspiring and hopeful -- look at the work grassroots activists are doing to keep families together. You can/ should order it:
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Daniel Blue Tyx Apr 23
Replying to @StrongArm_Press
is donating 50 percent of proceeds from sales of the book to organizations providing humanitarian relief and legal aid to asylum seekers on the border.
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Daniel Blue Tyx Apr 23
The book also highlights the work of groups like and that documented cases of family separation even when the government failed to keep adequate records, and and which provide needed shelter, counseling, and other vital services.
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Daniel Blue Tyx Apr 23
Replying to @AngryTiasRGV
was recognized today as a 2019 Robert Kennedy Human Rights Award Laureate for their courageous work receiving stranded migrants at bus stations and international bridges across the Rio Grande Valley: .
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Daniel Blue Tyx Apr 23
My book Angry Tias: Cruelty and Compassion on the U.S.-Mexico Border is out from : . It chronicles how fed-up border women and under-resourced lawyers teamed up to resist family separation in the Rio Grande Valley in the summer of 2018.
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Daniel Blue Tyx Mar 28
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Daniel Blue Tyx Mar 1
I spent Valentine's Day reporting in Matamoros, where wildcat strikes have transformed into a movement tens of thousands strong. Its surprising success is inspiring action across Mexico, but will it last? My story:
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NACLA Report Mar 1
In , wildcat strikes were victorious in improving conditions for 30,000 workers. Will it mark a new era for union organizing in ?
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Daniel Blue Tyx Feb 16
Reaction from local residents to the border wall deal, from in who's been doing excellent work from the Rio Grande Valley:
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Daniel Blue Tyx Feb 16
Good to work with El Pasoan on this important story in about how border communities are responding to the national emergency declaration--including suing the U.S. government.
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