A little over a year ago, the federal government banned USDA inspectors from entering Mexico at five Texas border crossings to inspect cattle headed to the U.S.
That decision has had a huge economic impact on small border towns in Texas and now cattle producers and border politicians are asking for relief.
From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Lorne Matalon of Fronteras Desk has the story.
- Lorne Matalon, reporter for Fronteras Desk, a public radio collaboration in the Southwest that focuses on the border, immigration and changing demographics. He tweets at @matalon.