CBP: ‘Flu-related illness’ halts intake at Central Processing Center

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials announced the temporary suspension of intake operations at the Central Processing Center in McAllen after a “large number”...

CBP releases new details on teen who died in custody

McALLEN — While new details have been shared regarding the 16-year-old Guatemalan teen who died Monday at the U.S. Border Patrol station in Weslaco,...

Rep. Cuellar: 165 of 300 CBP officers back to respective ports

U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, said 165 of the 300 U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers who were re-assigned from their Laredo field office...

Migrant child dies in US custody; 4th since December

HOUSTON — A Guatemalan official says a 2 1/2-year-old migrant child has died after crossing the border, becoming the fourth minor known to have...

Shanahan says military won’t leave until border is secure

BY ROBERT BURNS | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MCALLEN — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan visited a border city in Texas on Saturday and said he...

Border Patrol plans 2nd Donna tent

BY NOMAAN MERCHANT | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HOUSTON — The U.S. Border Patrol said Friday that it plans to open a second tent facility to detain...

Donna tent facility reopens to accommodate asylum-seekers; lawmakers seek to add port officers

DONNA — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have unveiled the tent facility here that’s designed to accommodate asylum-seekers who, upon arriving at the...

Still at historic low, RGV immigrant apprehensions surpass 2018 total

McALLEN — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials announced Monday that total apprehensions for the Rio Grande Valley sector in fiscal year 2019 have...

The new front line: Constables and CBP coordinate for Central American exodus

NEAR GRANJENO — As more than two dozen migrants filled out processing paperwork near the levee here one warm April evening, deputies from the...

Photo Gallery: Beacons in the night — A photo story

A PHOTO STORY BY DELCIA LOPEZ For the Central American migrants in search of opportunity, and the local and federal authorities tasked with their apprehension...