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...

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...

Feds hold Q&A about border wall during webinar

Property owners and other citizens hoping to express concerns about border wall construction to the federal government on a face-to-face basis won’t get the...

Fencing barriers installed at Progreso port

PROGRESO — As a contractor worked on soldering a fence in place on the pedestrian bridge in Progreso, a group of about six people...

Border congressmen react to expected troop deployment

As the Central American migrant caravan numbering in the thousands continues its trek northward, Rio Grande Valley congressmen are reacting to news of a...

Filling in the gaps: New border fence construction to further impact ecosystem

The lush landscape of the subtropical Rio Grande Valley and Cameron County stands out for so many reasons.There’s the rich farmland and agricultural lifestyle...

Losing our roots: Descendants of Valley’s pioneering families fear wall will separate them from...

SOUTH OF SAN JUAN — Ramiro Roberto Ramirez stood near an 8-foot wooden cross he constructed for the chapel his great-great-grandfather built here in...

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...

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...

Lawmakers introduce bill amid passport denial reports

Amid reports of a “surge” in passport denials for U.S. citizens along the U.S.-Mexico border, a handful of lawmakers, including U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez,...