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Melissa del Bosque
Author of Bloodlines. Investigative reporter for covering immigration and the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Jason Leopold 1m
DOD Statement on Trump's Declaration of a National Emergency on the Southern Border
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Julio Ricardo Varela 11m
This is the emergency declaration from
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CJ Ciaramella 2h
I'm starting to suspect the drug war might have bad outcomes.
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Join us on Monday. We promise you a fact-filled evening…and a “crisis-free” zone.
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Hmmm here’s the real “invasion” of drugs that a border wall just won’t fix. attn:
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Dakota Smith 5h
A giant inflatable rat is outside City Hall this morning. Protesters using rat to highlight FBI investigation at City Hall and development practices in city. And of course, rat problem in building.
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Bob Ortega 3h
DHS Inspector General finds significant health and safety problems at NJ facility holding ICE detainees -- including "foul smelling and unrecognizable" hamburgers.
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Which are in a floodplain and there’s a binational treaty with Mexico not to build in a floodplain unless both countries are in agreement, because, like people could die.
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Lawfare 5h
In June, wrote about who's really crossing the U.S. border and why they're coming. Read it here:
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Norma Martinez 5h
Today on : A border wall in the could mean devastating flooding and destruction of historic cemeteries. Hear a conversation with at noon
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Galveston Ferry 7h
Friday is finally here. 😁 We have 2 boats in operation right now. There is a 30 minute wait in Galveston and no wait in Bolivar.
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Jeremy Schwartz 6h
“What about our neighbors? It’s hard to celebrate.” Border deal saves La Lomita, Bentsen-Rio Grande State Park and National Butterfly Center, adds 55 miles of new border fence to Rio Grande Valley:
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The Monitor Feb 14
This is a first look of the land being cleared for the construction of the border wall west of Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park.
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Pamela Colloff Feb 14
Read this wild story of two rogue crime lab chemists to understand just how lax standards are at some crime labs. chronicles how drug use, fraud, and prosecutorial misconduct forced Massachusetts to throw out 47,000+ convictions.
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Melissa del Bosque 22h
Replying to @memomiller @VersoBooks
Congrats!!
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Todd Miller Feb 14
I'm happy to announce that my new book on the expansion of the U.S. border around the world, Empire of Borders, will be out this July with .
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Melissa del Bosque 22h
Don’t know why anyone’s surprised. It’s typical Trump. More time and money wasted and border communities and the environment pay the price.
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Jeremy Schwartz 22h
The first round of border fence/wall construction is happening on a U.S. Fish and Wildlife refuge. Publicly, the agency is quiet, but behind the scenes has said a border wall will lead to "serious, likely irreparable" habitat damage:
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Melissa del Bosque Feb 14
Looking forward to this conference "Journalism under Siege" We'll be talking about security threats journalists face on both sides of the border w/ amazing speakers including Join us next week Feb. 21 & 22 at
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Melissa del Bosque Feb 14
Happy Galentine’s Day! xoxo
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