Emmy winning multimedia journalist Angela Kocherga is news director with KTEP and Borderzine. She is also multimedia editor with ElPasoMatters.org, an independent news organization.
El Paso, Texas, is remembering the 23 people killed during a mass shooting at a Walmart on this day in 2019. The alleged gunman said online that he wanted to stop the "Hispanic invasion" of the state.
More migrants are granted humanitarian exceptions to a pandemic public health order that effectively closed the Southern border. U.S. officials are working with NGOs to identify the most vulnerable.