AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - AGE of Central Texas recently polled 400 Central Texas residents from four counties to get their thoughts on aging in Central Texas. Annette Juba has more.
An interview with the directors of The Peanut Butter Falcon
After running away from a residential nursing home to pursue his dream of becoming a pro wrestler, a man who has Down syndrome befriends an outlaw who becomes his coach and ally.Read the full article
Teen Summit: Courage to Change
The Austin Healthy Adolescent Program seeks to engage, educate, and empower youth and young adults. AHA would like to invite all youth, ages 13-19 years old, to attend the Teen Summit: Courage to Change, which will give an opportunity for youth and young adults to sharpen leadership skills, network with peers, obtain information from local youth-serving professionals and organizations, all while having a good time.
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Asylum ban may further strain immigrant detention facilities
A new policy to deny asylum to anyone who shows up on the Mexican border after traveling through another country threatens to exacerbate overcrowding at severely strained U.S. immigration detention centers and makeshift holding areas.
Photos and video of Vice President Mike Pence's visit Friday to McAllen, Texas, showing men crammed behind chain-link fences offered the latest glimpse into squalid conditions at Customs and Border Protection facilities. Women are being held in smaller tents at the station.
The Border Patrol housed 900 people in an area with capacity for 125 in El Paso, Texas, according to a Department of Homeland Security's internal watchdog report on an unannounced visit in May. Inspectors saw detainees standing on toilets to gain breathing space. Agents described detainees being held in standing-room-only cells for weeks.Read the full article