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Uriel J. Garcia

Uriel J. Garcia

Uriel J. García is an immigration reporter based in El Paso. Before joining the Texas Tribune, he worked at the Arizona Republic where he covered police violence and immigration enforcement. He started his journalism career at the Santa Fe New Mexican where he focused on covering the city's immigrant community and criminal justice issues. Originally from Mexico, he grew up in Phoenix and graduated from Arizona State University.

‘Thanks, and God bless you’: Asylum-seekers enter U.S. after ‘remain in Mexico’ ends

By: - August 30, 2022

EL PASO — Willian woke up before dawn on a recent Tuesday, packed his legal documents into a blue folder and got in a van with other migrants to one of the international bridges that connect El Paso and Ciudad Juárez. At the port of entry, the 46-year-old asylum-seeker from Ecuador was disenrolled from the […]