Originally from Melbourne, Australia, Simon Thompson works as one man band TV/Radio reporter with KRWG TV-FM (NPR/PBS) in Las Cruces, New Mexico. As a KPBS Fronteras project contributor Simon reports on water, economic development, immigration and education along the US-Mexico border. Simon has also reported on stories in Australia, the midwest and Mexico.
Activists in Las Cruces, New Mexico, 45 miles from the southern border, are teaching each other to pit their bodies against Donald Trump’s immigration agenda.
Whether Melania Trump modeled in the US without work authorization, the fashion industry is a prime place to find undocumented workers, say these models who have been there.
This isn’t the spelling bee that you watch on ESPN. This is Concurso nacional de Deletreo en Español, the National Spanish Spelling Bee.