Migrant child drawings depict jail-like scenes of detention

McALLEN — In one drawing, stick figures sleep on the ground under blankets watched by other figures with hats. Another picture has frowning stick...

Pregnant teens especially vulnerable in border centers

PHOENIX — As tales of wretchedness and overcrowding in government border detention facilities abound, one group of migrants is particularly vulnerable: teen moms and...

Girl recalls poor care in Texas border station

For almost two weeks, a 12-year-old migrant girl said she and her 6-year-old sister were held inside a Border Patrol station in Texas where...

Border Patrol hosts Ted Cruz, others for security initiative

MISSION — Meandering through the brush not far from the Rio Grande, some journalists were given infant dolls to carry down a dusty trail....

Vigil memorializes immigrants who died on their journey to U.S.

McALLEN — Holding blown-out candles in a semicircle, a group of about 50 people gathered outside the McAllen Bus Station Sunday evening to pay...

Nearly 30 laws waived in Starr County for wall construction 

On the heels of another awarded contract for steel bollards in Starr County, the Trump administration announced waiving nearly 30 laws Friday. The U.S. Department...

Former Mexican official held in segregation

BROWNSVILLE — A former Mexican politician who once sought the PRI presidential nomination now finds himself in segregation while in federal custody. A brief federal...

El Salvador migrant dies in local US border custody

WASHINGTON — A 43-year-old El Salvadoran man who crossed into the United States with his daughter collapsed at a border station and later died...

Sunrise, historic chapel irradiate funeral Mass for dead immigrants

MISSION — As the sun rose over La Lomita Chapel here early Friday morning, Rev. Roy Snipes gently pulled down on a wooden staff...

Supreme Court to rule on Trump bid to end ‘dreamers’ program

WASHINGTON — Adding a high-stakes immigration case to its election-year agenda, the Supreme Court said Friday it will decide whether President Donald Trump can...