County judge and area mayors invite president to tour international bridges during visit

Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez and five border mayors sent a letter to the White House Tuesday afternoon, inviting President Trump to a personal...

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...

Undaunted by Trump’s policies, longtime immigration advocate vows to work until ‘the day I...

HARLINGEN — The unassuming lobby and front office space of Casa de Proyecto Libertad belie the size of the nondescript building here off 1st...

La Joya alone in denying ICE detainers

No man is an island unless you’re La Joya Mayor Jose “Fito” Salinas.Following his bold announcement that the city would no longer honor requests...

Asylum-seeker reunited with 5-year-old son in Brownsville

Leaning against a white pillar in the lobby of the Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport, 24-year-old Dunia gazed beyond the bustling line of...

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...

‘Ground truth:’ Border Patrol’s acting chief ‘enlightened’ by visit to RGV sector

FALFURRIAS — With the checkpoint as her backdrop, the U.S. Border Patrol acting chief addressed the media to give a summary of the state...

LUPE, ICE officials react to president’s Twitter threat to deport families

La Union del Pueblo Entero responded Tuesday to a tweet President Trump made Monday, threatening that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents would begin...

Cuellar announces nearly $600 million in aid to Central American countries

As the debate continues over how to address the surge of Central American migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, the appropriations committee of the...

At federal courthouse, locals protest family separation

About a dozen protestors gathered Thursday afternoon on the steps of the federal courthouse to slam President Donald Trump’s policy of separating children from...