Reporter, The Texas Tribune
Julián Aguilar is a reporter at The Texas Tribune, reporting on politics and border affairs from the Texas-Mexico border. His focuses include immigration reform and enforcement, politics, international trade, border security, and the drug trade, and his political coverage has included local, legislative, and congressional races in Texas, as well as local and national elections in Mexico. Before joining the Tribune in 2010, Aguilar was a freelance writer for the Fort Worth Weekly, a government and crime reporter for the Laredo Morning Times, and a political writer for the Rio Grande Guardian. He began his reporting career at the Rock Round Leader, a community newspaper in Texas, in 2006.