Texas Standard For March 7, 2019

Alarming figures from the border show an 11-year high in the number of migrant families apprehended. But do the numbers add up? Just a few weeks ago, we were hearing that the claim of a border emergency was overblown, but now mainstream news outlets report what sounds like, at the very least, a crisis overwhelming customs and Border Patrol. We’ll try to get a better sense of what’s happening. And: A first of its kind effort in Texas to be prepared for wildfire season. Also: A top doctor warns of a looming crisis in Texas health care. All of those stories and a whole lot more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardMarch 7, 2019 11:30 am