Immigration

A Year After Being Detained By ICE, Former Houston High School Student Forges His Future

Posted on · "I don’t know if the next time I go to court, I’m going to be deported," said Dennis Rivera, a 20-year-old Honduran student whose controversial detention by ICE spurred protests in Houston last year.

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Full Show: Pres. Trump Visits The Border, And A Mass Shooting Survivor’s Unusual Response (Jan. 10, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: President Trump visits the Texas-Mexico border. A mass shooting survivor takes action to help people like her attacker. Dwight Silverman discusses the latest technology news. And local food writers discuss their favorite seafood restaurants.

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Full Show: Border City Mayors, And Political Roundup (Jan. 9, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Following Pres. Trump's address on border security, the mayors of McAllen and Laredo weigh in on the situation. Then, we break down the recent political news. Plus, we learn about notable shipwrecks off the Texas coast. And a series of play readings adds to the #MeToo conversation.

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Full Show: The Shutdown’s Impact On Immigration Cases, And Tying CEO Pay To Carbon Footprints (Jan. 2, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We learn how the government shutdown is affecting local immigration cases. We break down the week’s biggest political stories. We discuss the concept of tying CEO pay to certain real-world outcomes. And we learn how alligator snapping turtles have thrived in the heart of Houston.