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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.

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Juárez Mayor Denies He's Living in Texas

Juárez Mayor Jose Reyes Ferriz addresses rampant rumors that he's found a home in El Paso instead of living in his violence-ridden city. In an excerpt of an interview with Tribune reporters Brandi Grissom and Julian Aguilar, Reyes Ferriz blames the media for the residency questions. Reyes Ferriz visited Austin Monday as part of a forum at the University of Texas-Austin. His extended interview will be posted on Wednesday.

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