Congresswoman Veronica Escobar is
one of the first two Latinas from Texas to win a seat in the U.S.
Congress that was sworn in a few weeks ago. In an intimate
conversation that took place at her office in Washington D.C.,
Julio and Rep. Escobar talk about the border community of El Paso,
the hospitality that has always characterized its people and what
it means for her to be a woman of color in a predominantly white
and male Congress.
ITT Staff Picks:
Veronica Escobar, freshman from Texas, will be a key part in
the House's border battle, from El
20 midterm results that broke the mold and are making up the
new Congress, from Mother
Even with a Democratic House majority, the most plausible
immigration deal might only help the “Dreamers” and those with
temporary protected status, according to The
About the Podcast
Journalists of color tell you what you’re missing from the mainstream news. Co-hosted by award-winning journalists Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela, IN THE THICK has the conversations about race, identity and politics few people are discussing or want to discuss.