MCALLEN, RGV - If President Trump truly wants to secure the U.S.-Mexico border he should focus more on air, land, and sea ports of entry than on building more border walls, says the Texas Border Coalition. TBC, which represents cities...
Ask any Texan and they’ll tell you there is nowhere else like the Texas border. This week, I joined with Texas Reps. Mike Conaway and John Carter to show some of our North Carolina and Nevada counterparts how what happens...
LAREDO, Texas - As a strong believer that the only way to fully understand and learn about the southwest border region is to visit it, U.S. Sen. John Cornyn invited three of his colleagues to tour Laredo. Cornyn was joined...
MISSION, RGV - U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar has denounced proposals by the Trump administration to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border. On Friday, The Associated...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - John F. Kelly, the new U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, says securing the Southwest border starts with drug demand reduction in the United States. It also requires the U.S. helping Central American countries socially and economically, Kelly...
BROWNVSILLE, RGV - The three U.S. Representatives who represent the Rio Grande Valley in Congress have come out strongly against President Trump’s executive order to jumpstart construction of a border wall. All three, Henry Cuellar of Laredo, Filemon Vela of...
During the campaign, President Donald Trump repeatedly vowed to implement new border protection and law enforcement activities along the U.S-Mexico border, including construction of a border wall. So, Wednesday’s executive actions should come as no surprise. The Texas Border Coalition (TBC)...
WESLACO, RGV - Reaction is coming in thick and fast to the news that President Trump has signed an executive order to jumpstart construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Elected officials at a Lower Rio Grande Valley Development...
WESLACO, RGV - The president of the McAllen Chamber of Commerce says the Rio Grande Valley should be able to tap into more state tourism dollars to offset “unintended consequences” arising from increased border security measures. Ahlenius says $25 million...

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