Sheriff files criminal charges over FL’s transport of migrants from San Antonio to Massachusetts

Migrants arrive at Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., on Sept. 14, 2022, after they were recruited in San Antonio by an operative working for Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration and flown to the small community. Credit: Ray Ewing/Vineyard Gazette/Handout via REUTERS

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Uriel J. García The Texas Tribune
Uriel J. García The Texas Tribune

Uriel J. García is an immigration reporter based in El Paso. Before joining the Tribune, he worked at the Arizona Republic where he covered police violence and immigration enforcement. He started his journalism career at the Santa Fe New Mexican where he focused on covering the city's immigrant community and criminal justice issues. Originally from Mexico, he grew up in Phoenix and graduated from Arizona State University.