Mallory Falk

Mallory Falk appears in the following:

Philadelphia's COVID case hikes raise concerns about in-person classes

Tuesday, January 04, 2022

In Philadelphia, students, teachers and staff come back from the holiday break even as COVID-19 is surging and essential personnel are out sick. Is in-person learning a good idea at this time?


Separated Families Meet In The Middle Of The Rio Grande During 'Hugs Not Walls' Event

Monday, June 21, 2021

Along the Rio Grande, about 200 families separated by their legal status briefly reunited in the middle of the river over the weekend. It was part of an event called "Hugs Not Walls."


Change In Asylum Policy Allows Some Migrants To Wait In U.S.

Sunday, February 28, 2021

A change in U.S. border policy means some asylum seekers are allowed to cross into the U.S. from Mexico as they await their day in immigration court.


As COVID-19 Cases Soar, El Paso Convention Center Becomes Hospital

Sunday, November 15, 2020

Texas recently surpassed a million confirmed coronavirus cases — the most in the United States. Nowhere is the surge more acute than in El Paso, which is being hammered by soaring cases and deaths.


Ending 'Asylum As We Know It': Using Pandemic To Expel Migrants, Children At Border

Thursday, August 06, 2020

Tens of thousands of migrants, including asylum-seekers and unaccompanied children, have been turned away at the border since March. Now the administration wants to restrict asylum permanently.


Remembering One Of El Paso Shooting Victims, Arturo Benavides

Monday, August 03, 2020

One year ago, a gunman killed 23 people and injured 23 others at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. One of the victims was 60-year-old Arturo Benavides, a decorated Army veteran and retired city bus driver.


Texas Faces A Spike In The Coronavirus Cases At Meatpacking Plants

Monday, May 18, 2020

Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday has unveiled more of his plans for reopening Texas. Meanwhile, the state is facing a spike in confirmed COVID-19 cases — most of them at meatpacking plants in Amarillo.


Who Is Veronica Escobar? She Will Deliver Spanish State Of The Union Response

Tuesday, February 04, 2020

The first-term Democrat from El Paso, Texas, was thrust into the spotlight last year because of the Trump administration's immigration policies and a mass shooting that targeted Latinos.


Interactive Art Installation Lets Strangers Talk To Each Other Across The Border

Friday, November 22, 2019

Searchlights illuminate the sky between El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, but they have nothing to do with border enforcement. They're part of a large-scale binational art installation.


El Paso Walmart Reopens After Shooting

Thursday, November 14, 2019

The Walmart in El Paso where 22 people were killed is reopening Thursday. The community is split whether the building should have been reopened or torn down.


Violence In Mexico Is Driving A Growing Number Of People To Ask The U.S. For Asylum

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Violence is driving a growing number of Mexicans to ask for asylum in the U.S. But some Mexicans feel stuck in their own county, terrified the criminals they fled will catch up with them.


Undocumented Immigrants Who Are Victims Of Mass Shootings Pursue Special Visa

Thursday, August 29, 2019

When a gunman opened fire in Las Vegas in 2017, undocumented immigrants were victims. Now some are pursuing a special visa. Survivors of the mass shooting in El Paso may be eligible, too.


El Paso Shooting: Hundreds Of Strangers Come To Mourn With Widower At Wife's Funeral

Saturday, August 17, 2019

"Never had so much love in my life," Antonio Basco said Friday as hundreds of people whom he had never met showered him with hugs, blessings and support.


Hundreds Mourn El Paso Shooting Victim

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Margie Reckard was one of 22 people killed in the Walmart shootings in El Paso, Texas. Her husband, Antonio Basco, said he had no other family and invited the public to attend.


El Paso Educators Are Ready To Talk To Students About Shooting As School Begins

Monday, August 12, 2019

Monday is the first day of the school year for El Paso's public school system. Educators are ready to talk with students about the recent mass shooting — and the fears around domestic terrorism.


'This Is Not Going To Be Easy': El Paso Students Start School In Shooting's Aftermath

Monday, August 12, 2019

The first day of class in El Paso's largest school district comes more than a week after a deadly mass shooting. "It's not at all, in any way, a typical start of school," the superintendent says.


Locals Respond To Trump's Planned Visit To El Paso

Wednesday, August 07, 2019

President Trump visits El Paso, Texas Wednesday after making a stop in Dayton, Ohio. Both cities are working to recover after mass shootings this past weekend.


Remembering The 22 People Killed In Attack At An El Paso Shopping Center

Tuesday, August 06, 2019

A retired U.S. Army veteran. A 86-year-old woman who'd raised eight kids on her own. Two parents shielding their 2-month-old son. These were some of the victims of Saturday's shooting in El Paso


Trump's New Asylum Rules A Hard Blow To The Thousands Waiting To Cross Legally

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

"People get in line, everything is regulated," said one migrant who has waited three months. "And now comes this, that you have to have political asylum in a third country."


Privately Funded Border Wall Near Completion In New Mexico

Friday, May 31, 2019

We Build the Wall, a nonprofit organization funding construction of a section of border wall near Sunland Park, N.M., said Thursday that it has 10 other sites picked out for more wall construction.