Still at historic low, RGV immigrant apprehensions surpass 2018 total

McALLEN — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials announced Monday that total apprehensions for the Rio Grande Valley sector in fiscal year 2019 have...

The new front line: Constables and CBP coordinate for Central American exodus

NEAR GRANJENO — As more than two dozen migrants filled out processing paperwork near the levee here one warm April evening, deputies from the...

Photo Gallery: Beacons in the night — A photo story

A PHOTO STORY BY DELCIA LOPEZ For the Central American migrants in search of opportunity, and the local and federal authorities tasked with their apprehension...

Trump considered sending migrants to Democratic strongholds

JILL COLVIN and COLLEEN LONG | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The White House considered a plan to release detained immigrants into "sanctuary cities," three...

‘Zero tolerance’ one year later

McALLEN — As the focus is once again on the increasing number of Central American families and unaccompanied children surrendering at the U.S.-Mexico border,...

Trump backs off border shutdown but threatens auto tariffs

JILL COLVIN | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Abandoning his threat to immediately seal the southern border, President Donald Trump warned instead on Thursday that...

CBP: ‘Levee wall’ fencing construction expected to begin today

McALLEN — U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Thursday that construction of 13 miles of “levee wall” fencing would begin as early as today,...

Resources exhausted, Border Patrol stresses changes to US immigration policies

McALLEN — Officials with U.S. Customs and Border Protection welcomed members of the media on Wednesday for a “pen and pad” tour of the...

Immigrants describe lengthy detainments before their release

McALLEN — As U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials deal with a change in policy regarding the detention of immigrant families due to lack...