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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
Skin Deeper: Scarlett Johansson as predator in ‘Under the Skin’

Skin Deeper: Scarlett Johansson as predator in ‘Under the Skin’

Screens: One of the first images in Jonathan Glazer’s Under the Skin is a tiny white dot at the center of a black screen. At what are we looking? An eclipse? The sun... By David Riedel 4/16/2014
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Record Store Day Celebrates Vinyl and Independent Stores

Record Store Day Celebrates Vinyl and Independent Stores

Music: Like a phoenix rising from the ashes of physical mediums past, vinyl has seen a strong resurgence in the 21st century. Billboard reports that in... By Matt Stieb 4/16/2014
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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