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FRONTERAS: Border Agents Sickened By Sewage; Lupe Valdez Runs For Governor; Mariachi Students

12/8/2017
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This week on Fronteras: In California, Border Patrol agents are getting sick from sewage spills in the Tijuana River. A language barrier often exists between patients and their doctors (7.02). A high profile Hispanic throws her hat into the ring for Texas Governor (12.57). Mariachi music makes its way out of the cantinas into the classrooms (17.27).

Duration: 00:21:31


FRONTERAS: Human Trafficking; A Plea For Mexican-American Studies; A Family Divided On Border

12/1/2017
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This week on Fronteras: Human trafficking is an international crime, but Texas authorities are learning to understand it as a local atrocity. The fight to get Mexican-American studies in public schools (6:18). How a family divided by the U.S.-Mexico border struggles to keep a sense of normalcy in their lives (16:20)

Duration: 00:21:31


FRONTERAS: Life Of A Border Agent; Bipartisan DACA Support; Hispanics And Heart Disease

11/27/2017
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This week on Fronteras: Border Patrol agents go through extremes on the job, ranging from extreme boredom to high-stress situations. 0:00 Some immigrant laborers who responded to Harvey don’t get paid. 4:05 Bi-partisan support in Texas for new DREAM Act legislation to protect recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program from deportation. 5:43 A study on discrimination shows many Latinos weren’t encouraged to pursue higher education. 8:20 A binational study of heart...

Duration: 00:21:30


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

11/17/2017
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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)

Duration: 00:21:31


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

11/10/2017
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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...

Duration: 00:21:31


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

11/3/2017
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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...

Duration: 00:21:31


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

10/30/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:21:30


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

10/20/2017
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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?

Duration: 00:21:30


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

10/13/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:21:31


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

10/6/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:21:31


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

9/29/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:21:31


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

9/25/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:21:30


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

9/15/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:21:31


FRONTERAS: DACA Special Edition

9/8/2017
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This week on Fronteras: Focus On DACA President Trump ends DACA – the Obama era policy that protected immigrant children. A recipient describes life before and after DACA. The Texas Attorney General believes the president made the right decision. DREAMers helped by DACA fear deportation may be in their future. A UT-El Paso student works to make the border campus a place that changes perspectives about immigrant students. University of New Mexico students rally against the DACA decision. A...

Duration: 00:21:31


FRONTERAS: Sanctuary Cities Law Delayed; Confederate Controversy Prompts School Name Change

9/1/2017
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This week on Fronteras: A judge puts SB4 – Texas’ so called “sanctuary cites” law on hold. A pregnant immigrant mother fights to be released from a detention center in San Diego. A San Antonio school named after a Confederate general will change its name. The story of how one family rode out Hurricane Harvey. Homeowners hurry to file insurance claims due to a new state law that critics say favors insurance companies. A Fort Worth hospital evacuates newborns from Corpus Christi, keeping...

Duration: 00:21:31


FRONTERAS: Immigrants Learn How To Respond to SB4; Undocumented Students And College Admissions

8/25/2017
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This week on Fronteras: With SB4 just days away from becoming law, an Austin non-profit gives lessons in how to respond to police inquiries about immigration status. A deported DACA student has his day in court. A look at the help available for undocumented students at UTSA. A new study reveals the high stress levels of Texas children who worry their parents might be deported. A special ceremony to forgive Mexico’s colonial past brings together Apaches and other first nations from both...

Duration: 00:21:31


FRONTERAS: South TX Border Wall Protests; San Antonio Confederate Monument; Gulf Water Pollution

8/18/2017
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This week on Fronteras. South Texans say the president’s border wall is affecting them before it’s even built. San Antonians demonstrate for and against removing a Confederate monument from a downtown park. Listening helps foster racial understanding in Austin. Truck driver indicted in human smuggling deaths. Texas Gulf coast residents sue a large plastics plant saying it’s polluting their water. A look at cultural rituals and myths attached to the celestial phenomenon of a solar eclipse.

Duration: 00:21:31


FRONTERAS: Teaching Mexican American Studies, Latino DJ’s Silenced, Border Art

8/11/2017
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On Fronteras: The importance of including accurate Mexican-American history in school curriculums. An Austin bar shuts down a Latino DJ group for playing Latin music. Two North Texas artists are working to beautify the image many people have about life on the Texas/Mexico border.

Duration: 00:08:19


Examining Mexican-American Studies, 'A History That Was Denied'

8/11/2017
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In 2010, public schools in Arizona were forbidden from teaching Mexican American studies to their students. A group of Republican state lawmakers there argued that the classes created resentments towards other races, and even in some cases, promoted the overthrow of the U.S. government. A U.S. District Court judge is expected to rule on the ban’s constitutionality in the coming days. Educators in Texas are looking past the Arizona controversy and are working to teach public school students...

Duration: 00:09:10


FRONTERAS: Fort Worth And SB4; US-Owned Maquilas Want NAFTA To Change; Juan O'Gorman's Daughter

8/4/2017
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This week on Fronteras: Fort Worth citizens opposed to SB4 – the new sanctuary cities law – turn out by the hundreds to protest against it. In San Diego, refugees claim resettlement workers told them to falsify rent applications. Americans who own maquilas , factories in Mexico, welcome the prospect of positive change for NAFTA. Eleven immigrants become U.S. citizens at Fort Davis historic site in West Texas. A daughter reflects on growing up with her artist father, Juan O’Gorman, a master...

Duration: 00:21:31

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