Tag Archives: Brooks County

Beyond the Border: Lawman’s burden

 A south Texas sheriff’s department with dwindling resources struggles to cope with a growing immigration crisis.  Part four of Beyond the Border, a series from The Texas Observer and the Guardian By Melissa del Bosque, The Texas Observer, and the Guardian US interactive team Recovering human remains in the heat of a South Texas summer […]

Beyond the Border: ‘A cemetery for our people’

A Guatemalan diplomat struggles to save her countrymen in south Texas and nearly loses herself.  Part three of Beyond the Border, a four-part series from The Texas Observer and the Guardian.  By Melissa del Bosque, The Texas Observer, and the Guardian US interactive team It was the phone calls to Guatemala that Alba Caceres dreaded […]

Beyond the Border: ‘This is our home’

With migrants streaming through south Texas, landowners are caught between protecting their property and saving lives. Part two of Beyond the Border, a four-part series from a partnership between The Texas Observer and the Guardian. Watch: The ranchers of Brooks County Click title to watch video. By Melissa del Bosque, The Texas Observer, and the Guardian […]