Atacada por los radicales de derecha e izquierda, Escobar se ha convertido en una voz influyente que expone los problemas de la frontera y las comunidades latinas en Washington, y se ha ganado el respeto de los líderes del congreso estadounidense.
Simon RomeroVeronica Escobar, la congresista latina que aboga por los migrantes en la era de Trump
An out-of-the-way border station in the desert outside of El Paso has become the epicenter of outrage over the Trump administration’s policies on the southwest border.
Simon RomeroBorder Patrol agents ordered to take beds away from migrant children. A crying room where jailed kids call their relatives
Scabies outbreaks. Hungry, terrified children. A CBP inspector Ok's it all
Our @nytimes/@elpasotimes report on Clint station
A look inside the Border Patrol station at Clint, Tex., where visiting lawyers said they saw migrant children being held in filthy conditions.
Simon RomeroI was among reporters allowed today in the border station in Clint, Tex. Agents did not let us bring cameras or phones or speak w/ any children held inside
I saw a toddler in a cell, boys in a fenced-off containment zone, a girl in tears
A citizens militia known as the United Constitutional Patriots has begun detaining families of asylum seekers at gunpoint before handing them over to Border Patrol agents.
Simon RomeroAn armed militia, the United Constitutional Patriots, is detaining families of migrants in the New Mexico desert. “We cannot allow racist and armed vigilantes to kidnap and detain people seeking asylum,” says the ACLU. My story: nytimes.com/2019/04/18/us/… via @nytimes
Simon RomeroWhile covering the armed militia pursuing migrant families in southern New Mexico, I wondered what people who support such actions think. Turns out their views abound on the Facebook pages supporting the United Constitutional Patriots nytimes.com/2019/04/18/us/… via @nytimes