Trump considered sending migrants to Democratic strongholds

JILL COLVIN and COLLEEN LONG | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The White House considered a plan to release detained immigrants into "sanctuary cities," three...

‘Zero tolerance’ one year later

McALLEN — As the focus is once again on the increasing number of Central American families and unaccompanied children surrendering at the U.S.-Mexico border,...

Trump backs off border shutdown but threatens auto tariffs

JILL COLVIN | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Abandoning his threat to immediately seal the southern border, President Donald Trump warned instead on Thursday that...

CBP: ‘Levee wall’ fencing construction expected to begin today

McALLEN — U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Thursday that construction of 13 miles of “levee wall” fencing would begin as early as today,...

Resources exhausted, Border Patrol stresses changes to US immigration policies

McALLEN — Officials with U.S. Customs and Border Protection welcomed members of the media on Wednesday for a “pen and pad” tour of the...

Immigrants describe lengthy detainments before their release

McALLEN — As U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials deal with a change in policy regarding the detention of immigrant families due to lack...

Respite center overcrowded as McAllen seeks more space

McALLEN — The immigrant respite center in central McAllen was crowded Tuesday with hundreds of immigrants, a result of federal authorities running out of...

Texas Legislature RGV Delegation stands opposed to Trump’s emergency declaration

State Rep. Terry Canales’ office released a letter Thursday from the Rio Grande Valley Texas legislative delegation opposing the national emergency declaration made by...

Federal judge rules against citizenship question

A ruling by a New York federal court judge Tuesday may have reverberations for similar lawsuits filed against the government for its inclusion of...