Hernán Rozemberg http://kunm.org en Kinder, Gentler Immigrant Detention in Texas? http://kunm.org/post/kinder-gentler-immigrant-detention-texas <p>&nbsp;&quot;HOLIDAY ON ICE&quot; is the title of hearings before the House Judiciary this on Capital Hill. &nbsp;Texas Congressman Lamar Smith wants to draw attention to new guidelines on detention facilities operated by Immigration and Customs Enforcement-ICE. &nbsp;The new guidelines provide for a more humane and less prison like detention.&nbsp; Smith is among critics who say ICE is going too easy on undocumented immigrants.&nbsp; Fri, 30 Mar 2012 16:15:46 +0000 Hernán Rozemberg 10653 at http://kunm.org Kinder, Gentler Immigrant Detention in Texas? Mexican Drug War Leaves Land by the Rio Grande Sitting Idle http://kunm.org/post/mexican-drug-war-leaves-land-rio-grande-sitting-idle <p>What does the real estate market have to do with the Mexican drug war? A whole lot, South Texas realtors say. The mere perception of violence spilling north of the border is leaving bountiful land by the Rio Grande sitting idle. No one wants to buy it. From the Fronteras Changing Americas Desk, Hernán Rozemberg reports. Fri, 02 Mar 2012 16:48:18 +0000 Hernán Rozemberg 9225 at http://kunm.org Mexican Drug War Leaves Land by the Rio Grande Sitting Idle US Supreme Court to Hear Texas Univ. Affirmative Action Case http://kunm.org/post/us-supreme-court-hear-texas-univ-affirmative-action-case <p>The U.S. Supreme Court has decided to take up a case out of Texas that puts affirmative action back in the national spotlight.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 24 Feb 2012 17:11:09 +0000 Hernán Rozemberg 8874 at http://kunm.org US Supreme Court to Hear Texas Univ. Affirmative Action Case Border Professionals Armor Cars http://kunm.org/post/border-professionals-armor-cars <p>Is it worth 300-thousand dollars to make your SUV battle-ready? To many professionals living and working along the Mexico border, the answer is yes. As Fronteras Changing America Desk correspondent Hernán Rozemberg reports, a Texas company has a growing list of high-profile clients who are spending big bucks armoring themselves against the violence of Mexico&rsquo;s bloody drug war.</p> Wed, 01 Feb 2012 17:59:39 +0000 Hernán Rozemberg 7785 at http://kunm.org Border Professionals Armor Cars Border Patrol On Trial http://kunm.org/post/border-patrol-trial <p>A former Border Patrol agent is now serving more than two years in prison for beating up an undocumented immigrant who was smuggling drugs. As Hernán Rozemberg reports from the <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a>, the agent&rsquo;s supporters say it&rsquo;s the latest case of federal prosecutors in South Texas going after the Border Patrol for doing its job.</p> Wed, 11 Jan 2012 17:17:51 +0000 Hernán Rozemberg 6810 at http://kunm.org Border Patrol On Trial National Guard Pull Back at the Border http://kunm.org/post/national-guard-pull-back-border <p>No announcement has been made yet, but government officials say the deployment of National Guard soldiers at the US-Mexico border is about to change significantly. <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a> correspondent Hernán Rozemberg reports.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Wed, 14 Dec 2011 17:11:58 +0000 Hernán Rozemberg 5471 at http://kunm.org National Guard Pull Back at the Border Visa Waiver Security Questioned http://kunm.org/post/visa-waiver-security-questioned <p>President Obama supports expanding a program that allows certain foreigners to come to the US without a visa. But as Hernan Rozemberg reports from the <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a>, a new congressional report concludes that may not be such a good idea.</p> Fri, 09 Dec 2011 16:28:12 +0000 Hernán Rozemberg 5230 at http://kunm.org Visa Waiver Security Questioned Hispanics Oppose Perry http://kunm.org/post/hispanics-oppose-perry <p>A national conservative Hispanic group is calling for Texas Governor Rick Perry to drop out of the presidential race. From the <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a>, Hernán Rozemberg has more.</p> Wed, 07 Dec 2011 16:14:15 +0000 Hernán Rozemberg 5107 at http://kunm.org Hispanics Oppose Perry Texas Considers Confederate License Plate http://kunm.org/post/texas-considers-confederate-license-plate <p>Is Old Dixie rising again in the South? That&rsquo;s what critics of a proposal for a new specialty license plate are saying in Texas. The plate features a Confederate flag and is meant to honor Southern soldiers. But as Hernán Rozemberg of the <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a> reports, the idea has sparked a major controversy in the Lone Star State.</p><p></p> Wed, 09 Nov 2011 17:34:56 +0000 Hernán Rozemberg 3737 at http://kunm.org Texas Considers Confederate License Plate Border Patrol Pulls Agents from Transportation Hubs http://kunm.org/post/border-patrol-pulls-agents-transportation-hubs <p>The U.S. Border Patrol for decades has conducted immigration checks in transportation centers like bus stations and airports. But as Hernán Rozemberg from the <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a> reports, the agency is now quietly rolling back the program.</p> Fri, 04 Nov 2011 15:46:45 +0000 Hernán Rozemberg 3509 at http://kunm.org Border Patrol Pulls Agents from Transportation Hubs Texas Law Lets Undocumented Convicts Apply for Parole, Deportation http://kunm.org/post/texas-law-lets-undocumented-convicts-apply-parole-deportation-0 <p>Undocumented immigrant convicts in Texas prisons are applying for parole so they can be deported home under a new state law. Fronteras Changing America Desk correspondent Hernan Rozemberg reports.</p><p><a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a></p> Mon, 17 Oct 2011 23:01:17 +0000 Hernán Rozemberg 2678 at http://kunm.org Texas Law Lets Undocumented Convicts Apply for Parole, Deportation Texas Law Lets Undocumented Convicts Apply for Parole, Deportation http://kunm.org/post/texas-law-lets-undocumented-convicts-apply-parole-deportation <p>Undocumented immigrant convicts in Texas prisons are applying for parole so they can be deported home under a new state law. &nbsp;<a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a> correspondent Hernán Rozemberg reports.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 14 Oct 2011 21:00:45 +0000 Hernán Rozemberg 2561 at http://kunm.org Texas Law Lets Undocumented Convicts Apply for Parole, Deportation Maquiladora Series: Poor Working Conditions http://kunm.org/post/maquiladora-series-poor-working-conditions <p>Foreign-owned manufacturing factories along the border in Mexico have been hailed as an economic blessing. But there&rsquo;s another side to that story.</p><p> Wed, 12 Oct 2011 15:28:26 +0000 Hernán Rozemberg 2396 at http://kunm.org Maquiladora Series: Poor Working Conditions Maquiladora Series: Piedras Negras Success Story http://kunm.org/post/maquiladora-series-piedras-negras-success-story <p>Tucked away in a remote border region, the Mexican city of Piedras Negras seems a rarity these days.</p> Wed, 05 Oct 2011 20:57:23 +0000 Hernán Rozemberg 2106 at http://kunm.org Maquiladora Series: Piedras Negras Success Story Maquiladora Series: History http://kunm.org/post/maquiladora-series-history <p><span class="article-content"><span>American-owned manufacturing plants in Mexican border cities, called maquiladoras, have been around for more than four decades. Business has not been great in recent years with low wage jobs shifting over to Asia and the U.S. recession devastating sales. But now many maquiladoras that survived this downturn are on the rebound, adding new jobs all along the U.S. Mexican border. The <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a> launches a new series that looks at what&#39;s working for the maquiladoras, and why. Wed, 05 Oct 2011 20:15:52 +0000 Hernán Rozemberg 2101 at http://kunm.org Maquiladora Series: History New Federal Judge in Texas is Native of Mexico, Now US Citizen http://kunm.org/post/new-federal-judge-texas-native-mexico-now-us-citizen <p>A native of Mexico and long-time naturalized U.S. citizen was confirmed as a new federal judge in South Texas. Hernan Rozemberg reports for the <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a>.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Wed, 05 Oct 2011 19:49:18 +0000 Hernán Rozemberg 2089 at http://kunm.org New Federal Judge in Texas is Native of Mexico, Now US Citizen New Immigrant Tracking System http://kunm.org/post/new-immigrant-tracking-system <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d7eacfda387-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d7eacfda387-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d7eacfda387-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-986552.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p> The Homeland Security Department will roll out a new system to track down people who overstay their temporary legal visas.</p> Thu, 15 Sep 2011 00:39:36 +0000 Hernán Rozemberg 2018 at http://kunm.org New Immigrant Tracking System 9-11 Changed Border Security in US http://kunm.org/post/9-11-changed-border-security-us <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d81f668627e-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d81f668627e-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d81f668627e-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-986546.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p> The 9-11 terrorists entered the country legally. But the attacks forever changed public attitudes toward our nation's borders and in many cases, toward immigrants.</p> Tue, 13 Sep 2011 00:40:41 +0000 Hernán Rozemberg 2015 at http://kunm.org 9-11 Changed Border Security in US Influx of Central American Immigrants in TX http://kunm.org/post/influx-central-american-immigrants-tx <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d7fafabe7eb-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d7fafabe7eb-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d7fafabe7eb-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-988556.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, NM – Newly-released numbers from the 2010 Census in Texas show a skyrocketing influx of Central American immigrants over the last decade.</p> Fri, 19 Aug 2011 18:58:03 +0000 Hernán Rozemberg 2035 at http://kunm.org Influx of Central American Immigrants in TX Census Shows More Immigrants From Central America In Texas http://kunm.org/post/census-shows-more-immigrants-central-america-texas <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d7fafabccdb-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d7fafabccdb-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d7fafabccdb-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-981871.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, New Mexico – Newly-released stats from the 2010 Census in Texas show a skyrocketing influx of Central American immigrants over the last decade.</p> Sat, 13 Aug 2011 00:43:09 +0000 Hernán Rozemberg 1995 at http://kunm.org Census Shows More Immigrants From Central America In Texas Tea Party Courts Conservative Hispanics In Texas http://kunm.org/post/tea-party-courts-conservative-hispanics-texas <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d81f6684fd9-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d81f6684fd9-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d81f6684fd9-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-980978.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, New Mexico – Texas is turning into a hotbed for Hispanic conservative activism.</p> Sat, 06 Aug 2011 00:43:58 +0000 Hernán Rozemberg 1987 at http://kunm.org Tea Party Courts Conservative Hispanics In Texas Texas Judge Reverses Drivers License Policy http://kunm.org/post/texas-judge-reverses-drivers-license-policy <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d81d8552548-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d81d8552548-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d81d8552548-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-980979.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, New Mexico – A Texas judge has reversed a recently enacted law giving the state power to deny or limit driver's licenses to LEGAL immigrants.</p> Wed, 03 Aug 2011 00:44:36 +0000 Hernán Rozemberg 1989 at http://kunm.org Texas Judge Reverses Drivers License Policy The Drug War At Home: Spillover Violence http://kunm.org/post/drug-war-home-spillover-violence <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d81f6683a0d-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d81f6683a0d-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d81f6683a0d-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-970841.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>South Texas &amp; San Diego, CA – When does a crime along the U.S./Mexico border become an example of spillover violence from Mexico's drug war?</p> Fri, 27 May 2011 15:57:02 +0000 Hernán Rozemberg & Ruxandra Guidi 1879 at http://kunm.org The Drug War At Home: Spillover Violence The Drug War At Home: Valley of Corruption http://kunm.org/post/drug-war-home-valley-corruption <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d81f6681caf-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d81f6681caf-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d81f6681caf-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-970229.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Sullivan City, TX – Mexican drug cartels are expanding their reach north of the border, trapping many U.S. public officials in a web of corruption.</p> Tue, 24 May 2011 18:20:39 +0000 Hernán Rozemberg 1872 at http://kunm.org The Drug War At Home: Valley of Corruption