Vigil planned in McAllen for separated children

McALLEN — As the Trump administration continues to dig in its heels over the separation of immigrant children from their parents, interfaith leaders here...

New prosecutors, immigration judges added for border

McALLEN — The Department of Justice announced Wednesday the addition of 35 new assistant U.S. attorneys to offices along the U.S.-Mexico border.But it remains...

Dreamers’ still at risk as clarity is sought on policy

McALLEN — Confusion surrounding new policies that led to the detainment of nine DACA recipients at the Falfurrias checkpoint on Monday remain unresolved following...

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...

Supreme Court to rule on Trump bid to end ‘dreamers’ program

WASHINGTON — Adding a high-stakes immigration case to its election-year agenda, the Supreme Court said Friday it will decide whether President Donald Trump can...

Monitor: Unaccompanied children should not be placed in hotels

A day before attorneys attempted to contact migrant children held by the government at a McAllen hotel, an independent monitor recommended against using such...

Coalition claims CBP ignored requests to extend border wall public comment period

READ THE LETTER CBP NOTICE LETTERREAD THE JULY 23 EXTENSION REQUEST LETTERREAD THE AUGUST LETTERIt remains unclear if a public comment forum on 33...

Legal advocacy nonprofit to release report on deported vets

Just three years ago there were more than 500,000 veterans nationwide who were foreign-born — either noncitizens or naturalized U.S. citizens.That statistic is according...

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.

Federal funds to pay majority of temporary immigrant respite center

McALLEN — The Federal Transit Authority will fund 80% of the 31,000-square-foot building that city commissioners already authorized to purchase, and which will temporarily...