Topic: Border

Detention of Mothers and Children is the Wrong Approach

Sept. 4, 2014
Detention of Mothers and Children is the Wrong Approach

The recent decision of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to open family detention centers in response to the increasing numbers of immigrant families arriving in the U.S. is like stepping back in history to the agency's last failed policy of detaining children and their parents.

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UT Faculty Experts Offer Insight on Immigration and the Border Crisis

July 25, 2014

Although immigration and border security issues have been heavily debated for years, the debate about U.S. policy and the current border crisis has dominated the media landscape in recent weeks, especially in Texas. Experts from across all disciplines at The University of Texas at Austin are poised to share their insights on a variety of topics related to the immigration debate and are available to speak with the media. 

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Law students take Pro Bono Pledge

Feb. 20, 2012
Law students take Pro Bono Pledge

Tina Fernandez, director of the School of Law's Pro Bono Program, discusses the impact of student volunteer work in the U.S.-Mexico border region.

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"Contested Terrain" Workshop Examines Undocumented Migration and Enforcement at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Oct. 6, 2011

Event: Workshop: "Contested Terrain: Undocumented Migration and Enforcement at the U.S.-Mexico Border"

When: Monday, Oct. 10, 10 a.m.4 p.m.

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Women Who Obtain Birth Control Over the Counter in Mexico More Likely to Continue Use, New Research Shows

Feb. 23, 2011

Women who obtain oral contraceptives over the counter in Mexico are likely to stay on the birth control pill longer than those who obtain pills by prescription at U.S. clinics, according to a study by researchers from two University of Texas campuses, Ibis Reproductive Health and New York University.

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