rss Email Author Russell Cobb

Awards

  • 2009 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published January 10, 2008

    "Wet Foot, Dusty Foot"

2008 Stories by Russell Cobb

Archives: 2008 | 2007
  • Mescaline on the Mexican Border

    published February 14, 2008

    Mauro Morales picks his way through mesquite trees and prickly pear cacti. The 65-year-old cautiously steps around a thicket of... More >>

  • Immigration: Cubans Enter U.S. at Texas-Mexico Border

    published January 10, 2008

    Enveloped by darkness, a tractor rumbles down the hills that surround Cuba's western coast. The tractor pulls a cart loaded with a makeshift... More >>

  • Immigration: Luck of the Draw

    published January 10, 2008

    Juan Martinez strolls through the parking lot at the Carlingford Apartments, a sprawling complex in southwest Houston, carrying a plastic sack... More >>

  • Immigration: The Boss Nun

    published January 10, 2008

    La Posada, a refugee shelter near the Texas border, is a pretty cosmopolitan place for the Rio Grande Valley. Along with Cubans, there... More >>

Archives: 2008 | 2007
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