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...

US says 2nd Guatemalan child has died in immigration custody

The boy showed "signs of potential illness" on Monday and was taken with his father to a hospital in Alamogordo, New Mexico, the agency said. There, he was diagnosed with a cold and a fever, was given prescriptions for amoxicillin and Ibuprofen and released Monday afternoon after being held 90 minutes for observation, the agency said.

Mission, Donna, Catholic diocese contacted about border wall

At least two cities in Hidalgo County received a letter from U.S. Customs and Border Protection this week requesting access to land, another signal...

Line of protest

MISSION — Pulling into the parking lot of the Mission church you might’ve thought people were gathering for a rock concert. People stood outside...

Human rights commission grants measures to reunify migrant families

An international human rights organization has ordered the Trump administration to immediately reunify hundreds of migrant families separated along the U.S.-Mexico border, a ruling...

Medical checks ordered after 2nd detained child migrant dies

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan said Wednesday that the agency has more than 1,500 emergency medical technicians on staff and that officers are taking dozens of sick children to hospitals every day.

Over 200 register locally to vote in Mexican elections

McALLEN — As the sun was setting and downtown McAllen began taking on its familiar Saturday night atmosphere, about a dozen people waited outside...

Familiar task: Group continues work to identify remains, this time in Starr County cemetery

RIO GRANDE CITY — More than 10 unidentified remains were pulled from a Starr County cemetery this week as part of the continuing initiative...

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...

‘Amazing people:’ Pimentel credits Valley’s humanitarianism accommodating migrants

“It’s beautiful to see our community in the Rio Grande Valley so ready to help a human who is suffering and hurting and needs help."