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Julián Aguilar

Julián Aguilar reports on politics and border affairs from the Texas-Mexico border. His focuses include immigration reform and enforcement, voter ID, international trade, border security, and the drug trade. His political coverage has included local, legislative and congressional races in Texas, as well as local and national elections in Mexico. Before joining the Tribune, he was a freelance writer for the Fort Worth Weekly; a government and crime reporter for the Laredo Morning Times; and a political writer for the Rio Grande Guardian. A native of El Paso, he has a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Texas and a master's degree in journalism from the Frank W. Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism at the University of North Texas.

Recent Contributions

Martin do Nascimento for The Texas Tribune

Con abuso de poder, el gobierno federal se apoderó de propiedad fronteriza para una cerca

Hace una década, muchos residentes fronterizos del estado de Texasrecibieron un trato injusto cuando el gobierno federal exigió la venta de propiedad privada para construir una cerca, mientras otros aumentaron el precio, según descubrió una investigación de Texas Tribune/ProPublica. A medida que la administración Trump avanza con la petición de un muro fronterizo, ¿se repetirá el proceso apresurado y caótico del gobierno?

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