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January 7, 2020 In The News

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is creating hundreds of new, civilian jobs to handle the processing and welfare checks of migrants at the border — a move advocates have recommended to curb allegations of abusive treatment in border enforcement.

January 7, 2020 In The News
January 6, 2020 In The News

First-year U.S. Rep. Veronica Escobar rose to become one of the most impactful national voices from the border as El Paso faced a difficult year in 2019.

July 12, 2019 In The News
Escobar, una de las dos primeras mujeres latinas elegidas para representar a Texas en la Cámara de Representantes, se ha convertido en una lideresa de los debates legislativos sobre los problemas fronterizos. La Presidenta de la Cámara de Representantes, Nancy Pelosi, la considera como una voz influyente y Escobar se ha proyectado como una política apasionada pero menos conflictiva que otras nuevas figuras que también han confrontado las duras políticas migratorias del presidente Donald Trump.
July 11, 2019 In The News
Ms. Escobar, one of the first of two Latina women to represent Texas in the House, has become a leader in the bruising, emotional border debate on Capitol Hill. Elevated as a voice of authority by Speaker Pelosi, Ms. Escobar has been passionate but also less confrontational than some of the other freshmen when highlighting President Trump’s hard-line immigration policies.
March 8, 2019 In The News
EL PASO, Texas — When Rep. Veronica Escobar thinks of her hometown, what comes to mind is the more than 100-year-old dairy farm that generations of Escobars have owned and worked.
February 3, 2019 In The News
Attempting to negotiate “border security” during a government shutdown, while hundreds of thousands of federal employees and their families struggled to stay afloat and communities were left reeling from the economic impact, was not only contrary to the democratic process, but it also all but guaranteed a terrible outcome for immigrants and the border.
January 23, 2019 In The News
En lugar de desarrollar una respuesta informada por los hechos en el campo, este gobierno ha elegido como estrategia la incompetencia y la crueldad. Las consecuencias ya se dejan ver.
January 17, 2019 In The News
Instead of developing a nuanced response to the facts on the ground, this administration has chosen incompetence and cruelty as its approach. The consequences are already apparent.
January 3, 2019 In The News
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