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Beaches Be Trippin\': Five Texas Coast Spots Worth the Drive

Beaches Be Trippin': Five Texas Coast Spots Worth the Drive

Arts & Culture: Let’s face it, most of us Lone Stars view the Texas coast as a poor man’s Waikiki. Hell, maybe just a poor man’s Panama Beach — only to be used... By Callie Enlow 7/10/2013
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Chris Pérez, Selena’s Husband, Faces His Past and Looks Forward, Musically

Chris Pérez, Selena’s Husband, Faces His Past and Looks Forward, Musically

Music: Chris Pérez never saw it coming. “All I ever wanted to do was play guitar,” he told the Current. “I never thought I’d be the subject of an interview... By Enrique Lopetegui 8/28/2013
Chris Perez, husband of slain Tejana icon Selena, tells of romance, suffering

Chris Perez, husband of slain Tejana icon Selena, tells of romance, suffering

Arts & Culture: In one of the final chapters of his book To Selena, With Love (out March 6), Selena's widower Chris Perez mentions that Abraham Quintanilla, his former father-in-law, once... By Enrique Lopetegui 3/7/2012
Cityscrapes: Streetcar squawking is nothing new for SA

Cityscrapes: Streetcar squawking is nothing new for SA

News: The increasingly overt and bitter fight over VIA’s proposed downtown modern streetcar should have come as no surprise to anyone knowledgeable about San Antonio... By Heywood Sanders 7/23/2014
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New policy lets DREAM Act students work, avoid deportation

New policy lets DREAM Act students work, avoid deportation

Migrant Nation: Undocumented students across the country breathed a collective a sigh of relief Friday as the Obama administration announced an executive order to immigration... By Michael Barajas 6/20/2012
As border apprehensions fall, a serious 'minor' problem emerges

As border apprehensions fall, a serious 'minor' problem emerges

Migrant Nation: Soon after the number of undocumented immigrants nabbed at the border plummeted in 2011 — 340,000 caught compared to highs upwards of 1 million... By Michael Barajas 5/2/2012
'Naz' beats an immigration system slim on second chances

'Naz' beats an immigration system slim on second chances

Migrant Nation: Armed immigration agents woke Nazry Mustakim and his wife, Hope, as dawn broke on March 30, 2011, banging on the door of their North Waco home. Even as they handcuffed... By Michael Barajas 2/22/2012
ICE policies leave overburdened foster-care system in their wake

ICE policies leave overburdened foster-care system in their wake

Migrant Nation: A sustained federal crackdown made 2011 a banner year for deportations. A record 397,000 undocumented immigrants were sent packing. By Michael Barajas 11/16/2011
Texas Ag Commissioner fueling fronteraphobia

Texas Ag Commissioner fueling fronteraphobia

Migrant Nation: Lawlessness, widespread violence, and constant threats from vicious drug gangs. By Michael Barajas 10/5/2011
Lamar Smith’s push to HALT the DREAM Act

Lamar Smith’s push to HALT the DREAM Act

Migrant Nation: Two bills snaking their way through Congress, both with equally catchy names By Michael Barajas 8/17/2011

Perry’s immigration ‘emergency’ speeds Texas toward sea of red ink

Migrant Nation: Trying once more to tackle his self-proclaimed Texas immigration emergency, Governor Rick Perry added the second permutation of anti-sanctuary cities legislation to the special session roster, sparking a repeat of the tense and ugly immigration debate that By Michael Barajas 6/22/2011