‘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...

Fleeing violence and corruption, Hondurans with nowhere else to go seek new lives in...

McALLEN — Facing threats of gang violence, Yaritza Mejia and her two young daughters fled San Pedro Sula, Honduras, in May 2017 and embarked...

Governor: Securing border ‘top priority’

WESLACO — Gov. Greg Abbott met with Texas National Guard troops here Thursday afternoon, a week after President Donald Trump urged their presence on...

First troops headed to border

McALLEN — On the eve of a march to commemorate civil rights leader Cesar Chavez, the first National Guard troops were set to arrive...

Sessions urges zero-tolerance on illegal crossing cases

Citing a more than 200 percent increase in illegal border crossings, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is urging a zero-tolerance policy with illegal entry...

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...

Texas immigration advocates plan caravan border tour

State immigration activists announced Monday that they’ll be traveling along the U.S. border with Mexico over the course of two weeks addressing concerns regarding...

Severe Census undercounts feared

To intimidate and instill fear — these are the purposes local advocates and officials say are behind the inclusion of a citizenship question on...

While protecting Santa Ana refuge, spending bill funds 33 miles of border wall in...

While conflating the border with the military and declaring his displeasure for the $1.3 trillion Omnibus spending package, President Donald Trump signed the bill...

Rep. Cuellar: 100 new immigration judge teams included in new budget bill

Included in the massive congressional budget bill is a provision for the hiring of at least 100 new immigration judge teams, according to Rep....