Bipartisan bill aims to identify missing migrants’ remains

The bill seeks to amend existing federal laws to expand grant funds for local law enforcement agencies, forensic laboratories, medical examiners offices and nonprofit organizations that work to find, report and identify migrants that die or go missing in the U.S.

Immigrant respite center in McAllen adds locations

Daily immigrants arriving at Catholic Charities facilities has exceeded 300 at least every day in the last week.

U.S. Government wants immediate access to Brownsville Diocese land in Mission

Right before the Thanksgiving holiday, the federal government asked a McAllen judge to give it immediate possession of land in Hidalgo County owned by...

Defense, CBP brief media on border support deployment

HIDALGO — On the same day President Trump used national security powers to deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally, U.S. Customs...

Border wall construction to begin in February

McALLEN — U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced they have awarded a $145 million contract for border...

Feds hold Q&A about border wall during webinar

Property owners and other citizens hoping to express concerns about border wall construction to the federal government on a face-to-face basis won’t get the...

Fencing barriers installed at Progreso port

PROGRESO — As a contractor worked on soldering a fence in place on the pedestrian bridge in Progreso, a group of about six people...

Border congressmen react to expected troop deployment

As the Central American migrant caravan numbering in the thousands continues its trek northward, Rio Grande Valley congressmen are reacting to news of a...

Filling in the gaps: New border fence construction to further impact ecosystem

The lush landscape of the subtropical Rio Grande Valley and Cameron County stands out for so many reasons.There’s the rich farmland and agricultural lifestyle...

Losing our roots

SOUTH OF SAN JUAN — Ramiro Roberto Ramirez stood near an 8-foot wooden cross he constructed for the chapel his great-great-grandfather built here in...

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