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Juan Luis García Hernández

Juan Luis García Hernández is a research fellow at the Texas Tribune. He is also part of the Alfred Friendly Press Partners Fellowship program, which brings professional journalists from developing countries to U.S. news organizations. Garcia is a reporter for Sin Embargo, based in Mexico City, where he has written about everything from drug cartel activity to fracking. Last year, he covered the 72 United Nations General Assembly in New York through the Reham al-Farra fellowship, a UN journalism program. He loves chess, soccer, and dance latin music.

Recent Contributions

 Carlos Sebastián/Nómada

"Where is my son?": A migrant father was deported in May. His son is still in a Texas shelter.

David Xol and his 7-year-old son, Byron, spent three days in a wooden crate on their way to the U.S. in May. After being separated from his son at the border, Xol was sent back to a remote village in the highlands of Guatemala. He has no idea when Byron is coming home.

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 Reynaldo Leal

On a bridge over the Rio Grande, immigrants seeking asylum wait for a chance to enter the U.S.

Sleeping on the bridge connecting Brownsville with Mexico, a Guatemalan man says he'll wait as long as it takes to get across and find his wife and children. But federal agents stationed on the bridge have kept him and more than a dozen others from requesting asylum.

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