Thanks to local politics and a railroad, rural Kinney County accounts for most of Texas’ migrant arrests

Thanks to local politics and a railroad, rural Kinney County accounts for most of Texas’ migrant arrests

Under Gov. Greg Abbott’s border security push, Texas state police have arrested hundreds of migrants in the conservative county, usually after spotting them on cargo trains or walking remote ranch lands. Sent to a state prison retooled as an immigration jail, many men were left without lawyers for weeks.
Source: Texas Tribune