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Cecilia Ballí

Houston, TX
Writer — Texas Monthly
As seen in: Texas Monthly

Long-form narrative journalist and writer-at-large at @TexasMonthly. Cultural anthropologist, formerly professor at @UTAustin. Proud tejana and fronteriza.

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@ceciliaballi — 499 followers, 885 tweets

Finally read this @NewYorker piece by @stillsarita, based on research by @columbiajourn’s Global Migration Project, and featuring legal work by @jharbury & @efrencolivares. The closing is both beautiful and heart-wrenching. So much suffering on the border.  https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/01/15/when-deportation-is-a-death-sentence 
RT @TXCivilRights: The Trump administration wants more control over U.S. Lands to build the Border Wall. Our Racial & Economic Justice Dire…
RT @theIFUND: Our Ida B. Wells fellowship for investigative reporters of color is accepting applications till Feb 15. It's an inc… https://t.co/0Y3p7BzQHe
As with #DACA, hard to know where the #BorderWall will end up. But #Washington seems far more informed on the issue than in 2008, when Dems and Reps alike authorized 800 miles of fencing despite border residents' protest. @DiazChron via @HoustonChron  http://bit.ly/2mJ6qF2 
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