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"My son has started to hate me. He said, 'Why did you leave me? Am I not your son?’” bit.ly/2MqqSKD https://t.co/9td4tNiSPa
After his candidacy was challenged, convicted felon Lewis Conway Jr. was cleared by the Austin city clerk on Tuesday to run for city council. bit.ly/2Lh5FgN
RT @yaffebellany: David Xol hasn't seen his son since May, when they were separated at the US border. Now he's back in Guatemala, contempla…
A week after Robert Duncan abruptly announced that he planned to retire, the West Texas system's governing board has tapped Tedd Mitchell to serve as interim chancellor starting Sept. 1. bit.ly/2MszCQg
Is this the session Texas finally goes to pot? Or are there still too many lawmakers who don’t mari-wanna? Join us at #TribFest18 for a discussion with Morris Denton, Heather Fazio, @StephanieKlick and @EddieLucioIII. @AlexSamuelsx5 moderates. #txlege bit.ly/2KGui7l https://t.co/HLmrJ9RlBM
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RT @amnelsen: "Where is my son?": A migrant father was deported in May. His son is still in a Texas shelter. texastribune.org/2018/08/20/mig… via @T…
RT @ONA: At @TexasTribune, incorporating SEO into newsroom practices included a daily “Headline Hoedown” exercise to train editors and repo…
Texas Tech’s regents ran off one of the rare good guys in politics, says @rossramsey. bit.ly/2MryGvM
RT @TXCivilRights: We’re thrilled to announce that our president @MimiMariziani will be speaking about criminal justice reform next month a…
More than 300 migrant children remain separated from parents who were already deported. This is the story of one family. Meet David Xol and his 7-year-old son, Bryon. They were separated nearly 3 months ago. They remain apart. bit.ly/2N2vpiz https://t.co/tW9yfnMi3v
Migrants say ankle monitors are a better option than detention, but they disrupt almost every aspect of daily life, from sleeping and exercising to buying groceries and getting a job. trib.it/kI
RT @TexasTribune: Why is it so difficult to police and prosecute official corruption? Margaret Moore, @RWPUSA, @waltshaub and Steve Wolens…
How Texas invented the artificial heart: Join us at #TribFest18 for the inside story of a medical moonshot that saved lives and changed the world. bit.ly/2KGui7l https://t.co/X7biDESB53
A Guatemalan dad separated from his son for nearly three months: "My son has started to hate me," he said. "He said, 'Why did you leave me? Am I not your son?'" bit.ly/2Moa1rL
RT @Sleutert: Byron - an 8 year old - remains alone in a TX shelter long after his father was deported back to Guatemala. To date, he still…
Meet James Milliken. He's likely to be the next UT System chancellor. He's new to Texas, but not to the challenges he'll face here. bit.ly/2MH40Ww
RT @amzam: It's worth noting that this journalism is powered by @TexasTribune members. Our readers contributed $60k this summer to expand o…
RT @TIME: "Where is my son?" A migrant father was deported in May. His son is still in a shelter ti.me/2MH0tY8
RT @amzam: A Guatemalan father is deported. His son spends 8th birthday detained in Baytown, TX. “My son has started to hate me," Xol said.…
RT @OliviaMesser: This stellar reporting included collaboration from three news agencies. And it's a must-read: "Where is my son?": A migr…
“You get a different perspective when you lose everything you own." bit.ly/2wir43w
Join us at #TribFest18 for a conversation about the Freedom Caucus Wish List with @BriscoeCain, @RepMattKrause, @MattRinaldiTX and @RepMattSchaefer. @jaycaruso moderates. Register today! bit.ly/2v7S5Hf #txlege https://t.co/T2Fx7Zq9gv
"Where is my son?": A migrant father was deported in May. His son is still in a Texas shelter. The case was at a standstill until late last week, when @MichaelAvenatti and civil rights attorney Ricardo De Anda agreed to represent the family pro bono. trib.it/l4
It's almost been a year since Hurricane Harvey hit. Here is how three families are faring. One is $119,000 in debt. Another is fearing for the next storm. A third is living in an RV at a makeshift refugee camp. bit.ly/2N1CLmx
RT @Rosental: Excellent reporting by @TexasTribune & @nomadagt, a great news org from Guatemala: "Where is my son?": A migrant father was d…
RT @nomadagt: El caso de David Xol y su hijo es uno de los 565 casos de familias separadas por la política anti-inmigrantes de Trump. Nómad…
RT @eramshaw: THREAD... and so proud to be partnering with @TIME and our first-ever Central American partner, Guatemala’s @nomadagt, to bri…
RT @DomDiFurio: This story from @TexasTribune about how a father and son were separated by the Trump administration is heartbreaking. Byron…
RT @el_juangarcia: Nearly 3 months later and Byron, a mayan kid, has not been reunited with his fam in Guatemala. "'Why did you leave me? A…
RT @amanbatheja: David Xol and his 7-year-old son, Byron, spent 3 days in a wooden crate on their way to the U.S. in May. After being separ…
This migrant father was deported without his son. It's been 3 months. New @TwitterMoments. twitter.com/i/moments/1031…
16/16 This story was done by partnering, sharing resources and reporting with @nomadagt. Read their story here. twitter.com/nomadagt/statu…
15/ But for now, Byron remains in the shelter in Texas. He turned 8 in June. But he didn't celebrate it. "No, no," he said on a recent call home. "Here I didn’t have a birthday." trib.it/l3 https://t.co/kv2AMoymdZ
14/ The case was at a standstill until late last week, when @MichaelAvenatti and his Laredo-based associate, civil rights attorney Ricardo De Anda, agreed to represent the family. trib.it/l3 https://t.co/MruqBZZ77U
13/ How long it will take the authorities to get Byron back with his family remains anyone’s guess. "There’s still no clear indication of the government’s willingness to do this." trib.it/l3 https://t.co/IluI1JYPum
12/ But when Xol arrived in America with his son, he says "I felt hope." "But nothing went as it was planned." trib.it/l3
11/ Not everyone in their group survived the journey North. At one point, Xol heard screams from the other crates. A woman had suffocated. trib.it/l3
10/ Xol said he brought his son with him on the advice of a local smuggler, who told him that parents with children have an easier time getting into the country than adults traveling solo. He hoped to enroll his son in school in the U.S. trib.it/l3 https://t.co/vZwn2ZOZno
9/ A judge said earlier this month: “For every parent who is not located, there will be a permanently orphaned child." trib.it/l3
8/ The Trump administration rolled back the zero-tolerance policy in June. Then the country’s attention drifted away from the crisis, as hundreds of immigrant families reunited. But hundreds of children remain separated. trib.it/l3 https://t.co/AuYzl2czbg
7/ In his first calls home, Byron cried. Now he's just angry. "If I am your son, find a way to come and get me out," he told his father recently. "My son has started to hate me," Xol said. "He said, 'Why did you leave me? Am I not your son?'" trib.it/l3 https://t.co/Owzk8OAnqC
6/ Now, Xol remains separated from his 7-year-old son. By more than 1,000 miles. It’s been nearly three months. trib.it/l3 https://t.co/vJqJkJs8WV
5/ Xol begged to be kept with his son. When officials wouldn’t budge, he signed a form the Americans described to him as his own deportation order — all of it written in English, which he doesn’t understand. trib.it/l3 https://t.co/nutyL0d4jh
4/ But immigration officials informed Xol that under “the new law signed by President Donald Trump,” he wouldn’t see his son again anytime soon. Instead of staying with his father, Bryon would stay in the BCFS facility for immigrant minors in Baytown. trib.it/l3 https://t.co/XkkGXHRZxz
3/ At a processing center, Xol was separated from his son. “Don’t worry, son, it’s all part of the journey,” he said. But Xol would remain separated from Byron. trib.it/l3 https://t.co/6CV8mmErca
2/ In May, Xol and his son travelled here through Mexico in a wooden crate in the back of a tractor trailer — for three days. They had an apple apiece. They swallowed pills that kept them from defecating. trib.it/l3 https://t.co/OKihMBEVZq
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1/ More than 300 migrant children remain separated from parents who were already deported. This is the story of one family. Meet David Xol and his 7-year-old son, Bryon. They were separated nearly 3 months ago. They remain apart. NEW with @nomadagt. trib.it/l3 https://t.co/rCVb0wbgoN
New in TribTalk: Patients need to know what a true emergency is before going to the ER. bit.ly/2nR5m2T
Austin’s ordinance requiring employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave has been temporarily blocked. bit.ly/2vXe5VP
Dan McQueen — the former Corpus Christi mayor who resigned after 37 days in office — announced this morning he is running for mayor (again). Read our coverage from 2017 after he resigned. bit.ly/2nV9wXr
RT @TrusteeSolis: Looking forward to joining the @TexasTribune panel, "Are Students of Color Getting a Raw Deal?", with my friend @MarcVeas…
The A&M System is banning consensual relationships between undergraduate students and faculty or staff. bit.ly/2vY6OoJ
New Texas A&M sexual misconduct policies ban faculty from having consensual relationships with undergraduate students and mandate that employees be terminated if found responsible for making sexual advances that constitute as harassment. bit.ly/2nRFBzp
New in TribTalk: Dual credit programs deserve an honest look from Texas educators. bit.ly/2vWGKKI
Why is it so difficult to police and prosecute official corruption? Margaret Moore, @RWPUSA, @waltshaub and Steve Wolens join us at #TribFest18 for a conversation about government ethics. @davelevinthal moderates. Register today! bit.ly/2v7S5Hf https://t.co/HL9Ts8T9aB
In solidarity with John Brennan, former UT System chancellor William McRaven is asking Trump to revoke his security clearance, so he can be added to "the list of men and women who have spoken up against" the Trump presidency. bit.ly/2BszbAv
Here's our coverage of Dan McQueen's prior 37 days in office: Fed up with lingering infrastructure problems, Corpus Christi voters turned to a political novice to run the city. In just over a month, he was gone. trib.it/l2 twitter.com/callerdotcom/s…
Texas school districts have received their first official A-F grades. Look up how your district did here. #txlege #txed bit.ly/2nRZ6ba
RT @accdistrict: Calling all #ACC students! Don't miss this great opportunity to volunteer, show off your skills, and be a part of The @Tex…
It's almost been a year since #HurricaneHarvey hit. Here is how three families are faring. One is $119,000 in debt. Another is fearing for the next storm. And a third is living in an RV at a makeshift refugee camp. bit.ly/2nSwM8J
RT @cassi_pollock: State Rep. Travis Clardy of Nacogdoches has filed for Speaker of the #txlege House. He's the 4th GOPer/5th candidate to…
New: State Rep. Travis Clardy is running for Speaker of the Texas House. #txlege bit.ly/2N5qP31
 
is joining us at #TribFest18. So is @RepJohnZerwas, who is also running for Speaker of the Texas House. They're sitting on the same panel. @cassi_pollock is moderating. Register today! #txlege bit.ly/2KGui7l https://t.co/RwJul7CIp7
RT @AlexSamuelsx5: New: State Rep. Travis Clardy, R–Nacogdoches announces this morning his intention to run for speaker of the Texas House.…
What if Texas found itself with a dishonest governor, like “Pa.” Ferguson? Could giving Texas governors the power to edit proposed regulations under a veil of secrecy provide new opportunities for corruption? Read @rossramsey's latest. #txlege bit.ly/2L9FU1Q
The Mexican President-elect has promised to halt the import of gasoline and diesel from the US by 2021. Such a policy could have enormous implications for the Texas economy. But experts doubt he can keep his promise. bit.ly/2MwgK2c
Call it a political whodunit. Why is Robert Duncan no longer chancellor of the Texas Tech University System? "There's some explanation for all this. These things don't just happen without some reason." bit.ly/2OLwlIS
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is urging the Teacher Retirement System not to raise health care premiums for retired teachers, arguing that state lawmakers should take on the burden of increased costs. bit.ly/2MS75zR
If the state's health agencies have been willing — until found out — to let their own employees work in squalor, should the rest of us be asking more questions about how they're watching out for us? Read @rossramsey's column here: bit.ly/2PjgWAA
Sam Houston State University's pitch to open a medical school in Conroe was approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Tuesday with a 5-4 vote. bit.ly/2MWlE5F
Blake Farenthold, while serving in Congress, tried to steer a federal contract to a business owned by the chairman of the Calhoun Port Authority. The Calhoun Port Authority later hired Farenthold after he resigned. bit.ly/2nR0VVW via @Vicadvocate https://t.co/e1ulqQHpc9
The San Antonio City Council passed a new paid sick leave ordinance Thursday — but the local rule may well die either in the courts or on the floor of the state Legislature before it goes into effect next year. bit.ly/2nNO4E2
The length of time it takes a legal permanent resident to become a citizen in Texas has, in some cases, more than doubled under the Trump administration. bit.ly/2BkMl2z
In solidarity with John Brennan, former UT System chancellor William McRaven is asking Trump to revoke his security clearance, so he can be added to "the list of men and women who have spoken up against" the Trump presidency. bit.ly/2nLewOk
Beto O’Rourke is airing TV ads with money raised off of Ted Cruz’s attack ads. bit.ly/2MUSrIg
Join us for a discussion on the federal response to #HurricaneHarvey in Houston on Aug. 30 at Rice University's @GlasscockSchool! Details here: bit.ly/2nkohCS #ttevents https://t.co/rRZ2sypZYL
Texas school districts received their first official A-F grades. Look up how your district did here. bit.ly/2vSAJ1E
State appeals court temporarily blocks Austin’s paid sick leave ordinance bit.ly/2BlZXdV
Call it a political whodunit. Why is Robert Duncan no longer chancellor of the Texas Tech University System? "There's some explanation for all this. These things don't just happen without some reason." bit.ly/2MQjXGK
Migrants say ankle monitors are a better option than detention, but they disrupt almost every aspect of daily life, from sleeping and exercising to buying groceries and getting a job. trib.it/kI
After Hurricane Harvey, Texas failed to defend workers against wage exploitation. From @dallasnews and @reveal. bit.ly/2vTbSL1
Judge says reunited migrant families can now face a choice: Stay locked up together, or separate again. bit.ly/2nKQbbx https://t.co/AWoYVcHhib
More states are now adopting "red flag" laws following mass shootings. What are "red flag" laws, and why might Texas not pass one? trib.it/km
New in TribTalk: Dallas DA must treat kids like kids. bit.ly/2vQhtl6
Immigration officials called it a “disturbance.” Advocates called it a “horrifying scene.” Whatever happened at a South Texas immigration detention center led to 16 adult men being taken away to spend the night in a different facility. trib.it/k-
The San Antonio City Council passed a new paid sick leave ordinance Thursday — but the local rule may well die either in the courts or on the floor of the state Legislature before it goes into effect next year. bit.ly/2nK3MzS
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A beloved state park on the southern tip of Texas could be forced to shutter if President Trump builds his border wall through it. bit.ly/2vlTSrJ
New in TribTalk: Disease knows no political party. bit.ly/2nMOuKK
@JeffMerkley joins us at #TribFest18 for a one-on-one interview with @ralstonreports. Register today! bit.ly/2KGui7l https://t.co/EQIp9a3XZg
RT @TLLTF_Wynn: We're excited to join @TexasTribune for a look at the future of rural Texas, Nov. 12-13 at @TAMU in College Station. Learn…
She's tasked with emergency planning at the Port of Corpus Christi. A year after Harvey, her community continues to rebuild. bit.ly/2MUop7v
“Mold belongs on 🧀, not mouse pads!” State employees gathered on Friday to protest poor working conditions. #txlege trib.it/kZ https://t.co/TuzCPjuh1G
Former police officer Roy Oliver was indicted on murder and aggravated assault charges in the 2017 police shooting that killed Jordan Edwards, an unarmed black teen. His trial began yesterday. bit.ly/2MUK2V2
 
 
 
 
 
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