TPR: Fronteras "Fronteras" is a collaborative regional news project that explores the changing culture and demographics of the American southwest. Specifically, reporting will bring emphasis to Latino and Native American life and border issues effecting American politics, social order, economics and the environmental landscape.
TPR: Fronteras

TPR: Fronteras

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"Fronteras" is a collaborative regional news project that explores the changing culture and demographics of the American southwest. Specifically, reporting will bring emphasis to Latino and Native American life and border issues effecting American politics, social order, economics and the environmental landscape.More from TPR: Fronteras »

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FRONTERAS: Border Wall History; Latino Housing Discrimination; San Antonio Ancestry

This week on Fronteras: A look at the history of U.S. efforts to contain immigration and drug smuggling with barriers on our southern border with Mexico. (0:00) Latinos say they continue to experience discrimination when trying to buy houses or rent homes. (4:28) In Albuquerque, the Pueblo Film Festival presents a more realistic view of Native American stories. (8:56) As San Antonio's Tricentennial approaches, people are digging into their Spanish roots. (12:51)

FRONTERAS: Border Wall History; Latino Housing Discrimination; San Antonio Ancestry

FRONTERAS: Latino Discrimination Study; Six Word Immigration Stories; The King Of Nachos

This week on Fronteras: A new study examines how Latinos feel the effects of racial discrimination. (0:00) The same study shows Latinos born in the U.S. tend to see discrimination differently than those who migrated. (3:44) A Dallas suburban school district is encouraging parents to learn English with their children. (8:22) Telling stories of immigration in just six words. (13:50) Selena gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. (17:03) Remembering the man who made it possible for you to buy

FRONTERAS: Latino Discrimination Study; Six Word Immigration Stories; The King Of Nachos

FRONTERAS: U.S. Policy To Slow Migration Threatened; DREAMer Deferred; Conjunto Queen Eva Ybarra

This week on Fronteras: Corruption in Guatemala threatens to derail U.S. efforts to discourage migration – efforts that citizens support. [0:00] San Antonio prepares arguments against SB4 for appeals court. [5:09] The story of a Houston Dreamer finding it hard to dream while coping with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and the end of DACA. [6:30] Why the work of an American artist is on display at a museum in Tijuana for the first time in 15 years. [11:25] A look into the life of conjunto

FRONTERAS: U.S. Policy To Slow Migration Threatened; DREAMer Deferred; Conjunto Queen Eva Ybarra

FRONTERAS: Border Sex Tourism; "The Talk" About Deportation; Dia De Los Muertos Exhibit

This week on Fronteras: Text messages lead to charges for sex tourism with minors across the border. Undocumented parents are having "the talk" with their children about possible deportation. 30-foot high wall prototypes go up on San Diego-Mexico border In New Mexico, generating new business on the Navajo Nation. A longstanding Mexican tradition: Dia De Los Muertas – celebrating the dead – through art.

FRONTERAS: Border Sex Tourism; "The Talk" About Deportation; Dia De Los Muertos Exhibit

FRONTERAS: Campo Santo; DACA DREAMer Dinners; Selena Google Doodle

This week on Fronteras: Respecting and teaching the role of Tejanos in Texas history. The Texas Attorney General claims the state's changes to the Voter ID law should end the court battle but critics don't agree. Food for thought: Dining with DACA recipients to gain insight that could help shape new legislation to protect them. San Diego initiates a program to welcome immigrants to its city. Why was it imperative to honor a Tejano music icon with a Google doodle?

FRONTERAS: Latino Dropout Success - Totem Pole Reparations - Amado Muro

This week on Fronteras: Across the U.S., the Latino high school dropout rate is lower than it's ever been. Reparations and restoration of a stolen totem pole located at the University of New Mexico. Cultural appropriation or appreciation? The story behind the writings of Amado Muro.

FRONTERAS: Hispanic Heritage Voter Drive; Refugee Cap And Resettlement Agencies; Quinceañera Barbie

This week on Fronteras: A major push to register Hispanics to vote finds many of them struggle to make ends meet in their everyday lives. Border Land Act would protect owners from Trump Administration land grabs for border wall. President Trump's decision to lower the number of refugees welcomed in the U.S. threatens the viability of resettlement agencies. A major toymaker wants to cash in on a pricey Hispanic rite of passage with the Quincea ñ era Barbie.

FRONTERAS: Hispanic Heritage Voter Drive; Refugee Cap And Resettlement Agencies; Quinceañera Barbie

FRONTERAS: SB4 Enforced; Mexico Oil Field Thefts; Tejano Icon Sunny Ozuna

This week on Fronteras: The latest ruling on SB4 is raising concerns over the safety of immigrants who get detained by Texas law officers. In Mexico, both politicians and thieves are being blamed for a billion dollars in oil thefts that's hampering U.S. investments. An exploration of the mix that is Tejano music with Texas legend Sunny Ozuna.

FRONTERAS: SB4 Enforced; Mexico Oil Field Thefts; Tejano Icon Sunny Ozuna

FRONTERAS: Undocumented Parents Arrested In Hospital; Deportation Fears Threaten Health Care

This week on Fronteras: Border patrol agents arrest two undocumented parents in a South Texas hospital where their son needed emergency surgery. The element of fear is preventing undocumented families from getting the healthcare they need. A national refugee resettlement agency makes changes after an investigation shows families in San Diego were encouraged to falsify their rental applications. A vacant, historic theater in San Antonio that means a lot to Latinos may get a rebirth.

FRONTERAS: Undocumented Parents Arrested In Hospital; Deportation Fears Threaten Health Care

FRONTERAS: Dispatches From the U.S. Borderlands; "Deferred Action" Stage Play

This week on Fronteras: Dispatches from the U.S. Borderlands. Inside reports from the area haunted by drugs, violence and immigrants. The status of Texas Attorney General's appeal on the injunction against SB4, the new sanctuary cities law that's on hold. A movement is underway to stop laws like SB4 from getting passed in other states. How a Dallas stage play forecast President Trump's decision to end DACA.

FRONTERAS: Dispatches From the U.S. Borderlands; "Deferred Action" Stage Play

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