COMMENTARY: Job market changes coming; immigrants will pay major role

BY DR. M. RAY PERRYMANThe next few decades will bring major changes in the U.S. labor market. The growth rate will slow and the...

COMMENTARY: Graduates: Get a job, make Mom happy

BY GINA BARRECAMy best advice? I am eager to offer it. Having circled this racetrack a few times, I’ve learned things. And unlike those...

COMMENTARY: Addressing mental health issues key to safer campuses

BY JELENA TODIC AND CATHERINE CUBBINSJust weeks after the one-year anniversary of Haruka Weiser’s death, The University of Texas at Austin is now mourning...

COMMENTARY: Trump’s travel ban: It’s the principle, not the president

BY JONATHAN HAFETZPresident Donald Trump’s effort to bar travel to the United States by citizens of several Muslim-majority nations continues to face stiff resistance...

LETTERS: Support private schools and SB4 backed

Support private schools in TexasThe Texas House Public Education Committee recently heard testimony on HB 1335, a bill introduced by state Rep. Ron Simmons,...

EDITORIAL: Congratulations to all voted in for service in the RGV

The spring 2017 elections are in the books (almost) and so we congratulate the winners, as well as everyone who campaigned, and the voters...

LETTERS: On Texas’ voter ID law, Trump’s vacations, self-driving cars and kindness

Voter ID law supportedRecently there have been several rulings by judges that Texas’ voter ID law was disenfranchising some voters. In the summer of...

LETTERS: On immigrants

Supporting immigrantsIn response to a recent letter by Guadalupe E. Aguirre of Edinburg, who claimed that all undocumented immigrants are criminals, I point out...

COMMENTARY: How anti-sanctuary cities bill will harm Texas

BY LIZ WOLFEEDITOR'S NOTE: This column ran on Sunday, May 7 before Gov. Greg Abbott signed the measure into law that evening.The controversial anti-sanctuary...

COMMENTARY: Maneuvering through Port Isabel immigration courts

BY DEBBIE NATHANI visited a judicial proceeding in South Texas last month. Map-wise, it was in America. Courtroom-wise, it could have been in a...