Elizabeth Trovall, Houston Chronicle

Elizabeth Trovall

Houston Chronicle

Houston, TX, United States

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Past articles by Elizabeth:

Cuban food in Houston: La Cubana offers meals at former gas station

La Cubana food truck in Houston caters to a growing number of Cuban truck drivers who pass through the area. → Read More

Immigrants are filling the trucking labor gap in Houston and the U.S.

The trucking industry in Houston and across the U.S. has increasingly turned to immigrant workers as aging truck drivers retire and freight demands increase. → Read More

Biden’s new CBP One app panned for trapping asylum seekers in ‘daily lottery system’

“They’re basically beta testing this app with human beings,” says a Jesuit priest in Brownsville who has been working with migrants in Reynosa. → Read More

Bags with hateful, antisemitic flyers found in Riverside Terrace, a historically Black and Jewish area

Plastic bags with antisemitic messages were distributed to neighbors in the Riverside Terrace area of Houston. → Read More

Controlled fire is planned for Sylvan Rodriguez Park in Clear Lake City, Houston Fire Dept. says

A prescribed burn is planned for Sylvan Rodriguez Park in Clear Lake City. → Read More

Man barricades himself in Cypress home in standoff with Harris County Sheriff's Office SWAT team

A man has barricaded himself inside a home in Cypress. → Read More

U.S. feelings on immigration at decade low, poll reveals, with Republicans more displeased than ever

Public satisfaction about immigration is at a decade low, according to a new Gallup poll. Republicans are more displeased with immigration than ever recorded. → Read More

From College Station to Karachi, visa purgatory has these newlyweds doing extra long distance

Spousal visa delays at a Pakistani Embassy have kept a College Station engineer and his wife apart for more than three years. → Read More

A look at which migrants headed to Houston during record border crossings in 2022

New analysis of immigration court filings from Syracuse University offer an approximation of how many of the 2022 record border crossers were allowed in and now face deportation. → Read More

Texas border militia Facebook groups promote anti-migrant violence

Border militia Facebook groups in Texas are spreading misinformation and conspiracy theories about migrants online, according to a new report. → Read More

How does Biden’s big border plan measure up against past plans to curb illegal immigration?

Biden's border plan comes on the heels of decades of presidents aiming to curb illegal immigration. Here's how his proposal measures up to those of previous administrations. → Read More

Houston man shot and killed while parked outside his parent's home in Missouri City

A man was fatally shot while parked outside his parent's house in Missouri City. → Read More

Man's body found near railroad tracks in West University Place, police say

Houston police are investigating after a body was found near railroad tracks in West... → Read More

Meet the Houstonians – and their patio plants – that are beautifying Gulfton

Houstonians in the international Gulfton neighborhood are beautifying their porches with lush patio gardens. → Read More

Migrant children traveling to Houston alone face trafficking risks

Migrant children traveling to Houston and other parts of the country alone face trafficking risks according to a new report by Senate Republicans. → Read More

UT grad faces self-deportation despite heeding immigration law

"Documented dreamers" who came to the U.S. as children on their parents' work visas face self-deportation as adults due to a mounting green card backlog. → Read More

In Texas, children of high-skilled workers, or "documented dreamers", face self-deportation and other uncertainty in the wake of to outdated immigration laws, experts say.

"Documented dreamers" who came to the U.S. as children on their parents' work visas face self-deportation as adults due to a mounting green card backlog that has forced them to age out of visa protections. → Read More

What is Title 42 and why is the border policy ending?

Trump's Title 42 border policy, which allowed the government to quickly turn away border crossers, denying them access to asylum, will end on December 21. → Read More

During historic protests, Iranians in Texas disagree over who to support in USA-Iran World Cup match

Controversy looms over the USA-Iran World Cup match as the Iranian diaspora in Houston... → Read More

Houston immigrant population: How did the city get so diverse?

Houston is one of the most diverse cities in the United States, but how did it get that way? Here's what makes Houston an immigrant city. → Read More