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Houstonians worry about relatives in Mexico City, Puerto Rico

Mexico Center director Tony Payan is quoted in an article about the concerns of Houstonians following a major earthquake in Mexico and Hurricane Maria’s devastating impact on Puerto Rico. A U.S. political climate that has them feeling unwelcome and vulnerable is adding to their anxiety. "The community is under enormous stress," he said. "Your house is flooded, your family is under siege, and you have relatives back home that need help." Houston Chronicle (subscription required):