RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas - The four county judges in the Rio Grande Valley are strategizing ways to oppose Gov. Greg Abbott’s plans to build a new border wall and arrest undocumented immigrants that cross that wall.  Starr County Judge...
WESLACO, Texas - Sergio Contreras, president and CEO of the Rio Grande Valley Partnership, is one of a number of top business leaders across Texas to call for comprehensive immigration reform. RGVP is a member of FWD.us,a bipartisan political organization...
EDINBURG, Texas - Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez has a bunch of questions for Gov. Greg Abbott when he meets him later this week. The questions revolve around border security and immigration, with Cortez concerned that recent moves by...
MCALLEN, Texas - U.S. Sen. John Cornyn did not see any value in Vice President Kamala Harris visiting Guatemala to stop the surge in migrants coming up from Central America.  Instead, Texas’ senior senator wanted Harris to visit the Texas-Mexico...
My name is Zahoor Gire. The passed (up) bill, HB 1058, was an opportunity for our legislators to give deserving Texans a chance. And make no mistake, these hardworking individuals are Texans through and through. Even without the title. They...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators John Cornyn and Kyrsten Sinema and U.S. Representatives Henry Cuellar and Tony Gonzales have introduced The Bipartisan Border Solutions Act, in response to the recent surge in migrants coming across the southern border.  The authors of...
“Juan” was a bright young man who started working for my company as a packaging logistics clerk right out of high school, earning money to help his family and to pay for college. He caught on quickly and soon became...
McALLEN, Texas Congressman Vicente Gonzalez says cartels in Mexico could have earned $1.2 billion this year through smuggling undocumented migrants into the United States.  The McAllen Democrat arrived at this figure by multiplying 172,000, which is the number of migrants...
It feels like a poorly written play that never ends. The actors, mostly members of Congress, perform the same roles again and again and again.   Groups fly down to the border (I’ve lost count of how many have come since...
MISSION, Texas - With the recent surge in unaccompanied children crossing the Rio Grande, the Texas-Mexico border region has been in the national spotlight. Here are three podcasts on the subject: Eighteen Republican senators visit Rio Grande Valley U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz...

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