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Democratic U.S. Rep. Veronica Escobar has represented Texas’ 16th Congressional District since 2019 and is vice chair of the Democratic Women’s Caucus. Noorani has led the National Immigration Forum, an immigrant advocacy group, since 2008 and is the host of the “Only in America” podcast.
In their Texas Tribune Festival interview, Escobar and Noorani discussed the recent increase in migrants crossing the Texas-Mexico border in an interview with Bianna Golodryga, senior global affairs analyst for CNN.
The all-virtual 2021 Texas Tribune Festival is happening now through Sept. 25. Join as big names from politics, public policy and the media share what’s next for Texas and beyond. Explore live and on-demand programming, including dozens of free events, at tribfest.org.