MCALLEN, RGV – Complaints that President Trump’s rhetoric towards immigrants and foreigners was hurting tourism may have started along the Texas-Mexico border but they have now reached New York City. In an interview with Fortune magazine, Marriott International CEO Arne...
Upon beginning a conversation with fellow domestic worker Juanita, I feel a deep connection. At first, she has a hard time remembering her past and has a gaze that is lost in the void when remembering her origins in Mexico. Born...
Immigrants, both documented and undocumented, are a crucial source of labor, and it is well past time for immigration reform. Moreover, it needs to be framed in a way that addresses the reality of the situation rather than popular myths. In...
SAN JUAN, RGV - Immigrant groups in the Rio Grande Valley have never looked to U.S. Sens. John Cornyn or Ted Cruz for help. In fact, meetings between the senators and leaders of groups such as La Unión del Pueblo...
PHARR, RGV – Community groups held a protest outside Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office in Pharr Tuesday morning in response to the rescindment of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Paxton was targeted after he, with nine...
EDINBURG, RGV - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, former President Barack Obama, and state Sen. Juan Hinojosa have given their views on the decision to rescind DACA. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program introduced by President Obama has been...
PHARR, RGV - President Trump is urging Congress to replace DACA after announcing he will phase it out next March. The White House was widely expected to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and confirmation came Tuesday morning. DACA was...
MISSION, RGV - A Rio Grande Valley native has quit President Trump's Diversity Council over DACA. Javier Palomarez, president and CEO of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, told Carol Costello of CNN's Headline News that he disagreed with the...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - U.S. District Judge Orlando L. Garcia implemented a temporary injunction late Wednesday of key provisions of Texas Senate Bill 4 (SB 4). In a 94-page ruling, Garcia questioned the constitutionality of major parts of the so-called “sanctuary...
RIO GRANDE CITY, RGV - County judges and mayors from Texas have sent a letter to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton expressing disappointment with his effort to have President Trump rescind the 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)...

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