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...

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...

Border leaders: What’s next?

WESLACO — The right thing to do.Such was the sentiment Friday from U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn at a summit inside the...

Federal judge rules against citizenship question

A ruling by a New York federal court judge Tuesday may have reverberations for similar lawsuits filed against the government for its inclusion of...

Volunteers aid immigrants left at bus stations

BROWNSVILLE — Volunteers from faith-based and grassroots organizations have spent their early morning for several weeks helping people released from an immigrant detention center...

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...

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...

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...

Texas Legislature RGV Delegation stands opposed to Trump’s emergency declaration

State Rep. Terry Canales’ office released a letter Thursday from the Rio Grande Valley Texas legislative delegation opposing the national emergency declaration made by...

Judge sides with Trump on challenge to Mexico border wall

A judge who was taunted by Donald Trump during the presidential campaign sided with the president Tuesday on a challenge to building a border...