Elizabeth Trovall


Elizabeth Trovall is an immigration reporter for Houston Public Media.

Elizabeth Trovall is an immigration reporter for Houston Public Media. She joined the News 88.7 team after several years abroad in Santiago, Chile, where she reported on business, energy, politics and culture. Trovall’s work has been featured on NPR’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered, Marketplace, Here and Now, Latino USA, Texas Standard and Only A Game. She graduated from University of Missouri’s Reynolds Institute of Journalism, where she reported for the local public radio station KBIA.

Shown in the Spanish language are "He Votado Hoy" stickers or "I voted today" at a polling place in Philadelphia.

Texas candidates battle for Hispanic vote in US midterm elections


In Texas, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott and Democrat Beto O’Rourke have spent more than $9 million combined in purchasing Spanish-language media advertisements to appeal to voters.

Animesh Namjoshi poses for a graduation photo after receiving his diploma at Seven Lakes High School

This Houston student grew up in the US. Now he may be forced to self-deport to India due to a visa backlog.

Houston plumber Eduardo Dolande said he had to cut holes in his bathroom ceiling to reach broken pipes during the Texas freeze.

After Texas freeze, immigrants play critical role in repairing tens of thousands of homes

A man points his finger at a yellow billboard with black writing in Vietnamese and English

Backlash over anti-racist billboard challenges Houston’s Vietnamese American community

A woman looks at a man

Nigerian couple ‘heartbroken’ as families face indefinite visa ban

Pancho Claus is shown in a red jacket and black hat with his hands out stretch and holding stuffed animals.

In Houston, Pancho Claus is coming to town


Pancho Claus is a treasured holiday tradition in cities like Houston, Lubbock and San Antonio. Known for his low-rider and zoot suit, Houston’s iteration of Pancho Claus brings a Chicano flair to the role of St. Nick.