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  Martínez: Deferred Action has benefited more than 400,000 young Mexicans
McALLEN, August 20 - Last Friday, August 15th, marked two years since the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA) entered into force.
  Lavariega Monforti: A Crisis on the Border?
EDINBURG, August 5 - Debate about immigrants and immigration policy is one of the few constants in the United States. While levels of immigration have ebbed and flowed over time, the issue of new immigrants has been one of those touchstone issues in U.S. politics.
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    Whitlock: LRGVDC's Regional Strategic Plan helps frame Valley's legislative agenda
WESLACO, August 5 - Advocates for improving the quality of life of veterans, colonia residents, the elderly, disabled and others will get the opportunity to formulate their message for the upcoming legislative session at a meeting on Wednesday.
    O'Rourke: We can do better, Governor Perry
EL PASO, August 3 - As tens of thousands of children leave death and despair in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador and make the thousand-mile voyage to present themselves for refuge and asylum at the Texas-Mexico border, we can choose a number of ways to respond.
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    Harrington: Three days with refugees in South Texas
McALLEN, July 31 - I arrived at the McAllen refugee camp at 6:30 Monday morning.
   
HARLINGEN, March 25 - The Diocese of Brownsville is selling KMBH-TV, the Rio Grande Valley’s PBS station, for $8.5 million, plus $500,000 for production services.
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  Martínez: Deferred Action has benefited more than 400,000 young Mexicans
McALLEN, August 20 - Last Friday, August 15th, marked two years since the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA) entered into force.
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  Lavariega Monforti: A Crisis on the Border?
EDINBURG, August 5 - Debate about immigrants and immigration policy is one of the few constants in the United States.
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  Whitlock: LRGVDC's Regional Strategic Plan helps frame Valley's legislative agenda
WESLACO, August 5 - Advocates for improving the quality of life of veterans, colonia residents, the elderly, disabled and others will get the opportunity to formulate their message for the upcoming legislative session at a meeting on Wednesday.
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  O'Rourke: We can do better, Governor Perry
EL PASO, August 3 - As tens of thousands of children leave death and despair in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador and make the thousand-mile voyage to present themselves for refuge and asylum at the Texas-Mexico border, we can choose a number of ways to respond.
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  Harrington: Three days with refugees in South Texas
McALLEN, July 31 - I arrived at the McAllen refugee camp at 6:30 Monday morning.
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  Mounce: "I Will Not Sit Idly By..."
EDINBURG, July 27 - I will not sit idly by... while Governor Rick Perry repeats, ad nauseam, “I will not sit idly by.”
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  Cornyn/Cuellar: Texas Must Take Urgent Action on Migrant Children Crisis
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 17 - It is no secret that we come from different political parties and differ on many issues.
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  Acevedo: Coming to America
CHIMAYO, New Mexico, July 7 - While I was driving through the mountain passes and valleys of northern New Mexico last week when a tune begin to play on my satellite radio.
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  Cass: Undocumented parents, children, are the face of Christ today
McALLEN, July 3 - When I heard stories of great famines occurring in Africa I would think to myself, “How close does a starving child have to be for local people to show concern?
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  Nicol: Suffer the Children
McALLEN, July 2 - We are confronted with a refugee crisis, as thousands of children, mostly from Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala, run for their lives, coming to the United States in the hope of finding safe haven.
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  Cox: Border Patrol agents are unsung heroes of immigration crisis
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 2 - The wave of unaccompanied children from Central America flooding the U.S. border is a regrettable situation that is taxing many federal government agencies - none more severely than the U.S. Border Patrol.
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  Guadarrama: Recovering Bodies, Unraveling Dark Secrets: Remains of Unknown Migrants Excavated From a Falfurrias Cemetery
FALFURRIAS, June 24 - When students from Baylor University and the University of Indianapolis took on the task of exhuming bodies from Sacred Heart Cemetery for the purpose of lab-testing the remains and identifying and reuniting them with their loved ones, the lessons they learned were far beyond the science of forensic anthropology that they had expected. Actually, they expected the unexpected.
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  Hinojosa: Valley is experiencing a humanitarian crisis
McALLEN, June 22 - In the past few weeks, the Rio Grande Valley has experienced a humanitarian crisis as a surge of children and families crossing over from Central America have overwhelmed our communities.
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  Raudel Garza: A Father’s Day tribute to my Dad
HARLINGEN, June 15 - My Dad, Basilio, was born in a small rural community in Nuevo Leon, close to Monterrey. He was born a twin. His brother, Silvestre, my uncle, lives in Pharr.
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  Hinojosa: A Father's Day Letter to my Daughter
McALLEN, June 15 - At its recent state convention in Fort Worth, the Texas Republican Party adopted a platform that includes mental health treatment, known as "reparative therapy," for gays and lesbians.
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  Lucio: Keep Texas children fit, focused, and fed this summer
BROWNSVILLE, June 6 - For many young Texans, the summer break from school is a time of relaxation and frivolity.
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  Mounce: Ukraine and Latin America: Goose and Gander?
EDINBURG, May 18 - Ukraine and Latin America? Any connections? Come on! Any faithful reader by now knows I can squeeze out a reference to Mexico or the rest of Latin America from most news stories.
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  López: Mujeres in Texas History
SAN ANTONIO, May 12 - Mother’s Day was first officially celebrated in the U.S. in 1914. Mothers are remembered for their important role as diligent homemakers on this special day of the year.
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  Hinojosa: Investing in Texas’ transportation system is an economic and social imperative
AUSTIN, May 8 - By now, it's no secret - Texas roads and highways need fixing.
   
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Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 10:23

Martínez: Deferred Action has benefited more than 400,000 young Mexicans

Lavariega Monforti: A Crisis on the Border?

Whitlock: LRGVDC's Regional Strategic Plan helps frame Valley's legislative agenda

O'Rourke: We can do better, Governor Perry

Harrington: Three days with refugees in South Texas

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