15,000 Haitian Migrants Arrive at Border, CBP Rounds Up Migrants Using Whips

Photo: Texas National Guard Soldiers and Texas Department of Public Safety troopers in the Rio Grande River as part of Operation Lone Star (Source: @GregAbbott_TX/Twitter) By Nélida Tello This weekend, Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) agents on horseback charged at 15,000 Haitian migrants camped under the Del Rio International Bridge along the US-Mexico borer in an effort to detain them, using reins as whips against … Continue reading 15,000 Haitian Migrants Arrive at Border, CBP Rounds Up Migrants Using Whips

Authorities Implement Severe COVID-19 Restrictions Along South Texas Border

By David Martinez The communities near the already militarized South Texas border have seen intensified, repressive social control measures as authorities respond to the Coronavirus pandemic. This includes an increase in police checkpoints as well as implementing curfews. In Laredo, the city passed an ordinance threatening to fine residents $1,000 for not wearing a mask in public. On the mask ordinance, the bourgeois local news … Continue reading Authorities Implement Severe COVID-19 Restrictions Along South Texas Border