First lady makes surprise visit to migrant children’s shelter

McALLEN — Melania Trump made an unannounced visit Thursday to the Rio Grande Valley, where she toured a children’s detention center and got a...

McAllen, nonprofits reimbursed for immigrant humanitarian aid

McALLEN — After spending more than a half-million dollars on humanitarian aid for immigrants between 2014 and 2016, the city, Catholic Charities of the...

Cruz, Cornyn joining another wave of Congressional visits amid family separations outrage

U.S. Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz will join more than 25 members of Congress this weekend on another visit to the Rio Grande...

Valley’s faithful shame Trump administration over family separations

McALLEN — Not even the severe flooding that slammed an unexpecting Rio Grande Valley on Wednesday could keep people from attending a vigil in...

Hearing set on immigration misdemeanor cases

McALLEN — A federal judge is expected to hold a hearing today regarding a policy affecting defendants with misdemeanors for crossing into the country...

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 congressman among highest-funded by group running immigrant facilities

U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, has received $32,400 in political contributions from a company that operates immigrant detention centers — the second most of...

Cornyn, Cruz differ on zero tolerance debate

WASHINGTON — An enlarged photograph of immigrants apprehended in the Rio Grande Valley was placed next to a group of five U.S. senators inside...

Citing basic compassion, federal judge mulling over order preventing family separations in certain cases

McALLEN — A decision that would alter U.S. Border Patrol’s current process of separating children from their parents or guardians may come as early...

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...