RIO GRANDE CITY, RGV - The ACLU Border Rights Center, the ACLU of Texas and Quadrant 2, Inc, has announced the launch of MigraCam, a smartphone application designed to help people living in “over-policed communities.” The announcement comes just a couple of...
SAN JUAN, RGV - One of the organizers of the Together Juntos caravan says the tour has been well-received up and down the border region, with local law enforcement leaders sympathetic to their cause. The cause, said Fernando Garcia, executive...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - The RGV Equal Voice Network is urging elected officials in the Rio Grande Valley to stand up to President Trump when he attacks undocumented immigrants, Mexico and DACA students. The call from Equal Voice network weaver Christina...
EDINBURG, RGV - Hidalgo County Judge Ramon Garcia is concerned there could be a huge undercount if the federal government includes a question about citizenship in its 2020 census. On Monday, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross upset immigrant rights’ groups...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - DREAMers are making a great contribution to the well-being of the Rio Grande Valley and should be allowed to stay permanently, says Bishop of Brownsville Daniel E. Flores. In an interview with the Rio Grande Guardian and...
MCALLEN, RGV - Congressman Vicente Gonzalez spoke on the floor of the U.S. House on Wednesday in support of legislation to protect DREAMers from deportation. Gonzalez, D-McAllen, requested an immediate vote on the DREAM Act, pointing out that House Democrats...
A recent Golden Girls rerun featured a 10-year-old Mario Lopez playing Mario, a star pupil of Dorothy (Bea Arthur), who writes an award-winning essay about being an American, only to be deported by INS (now known as ICE). The 1987...
The president in the past year has led vicious attacks against immigrants. Border communities have been a special target for his administration, because we are ground zero for his favorite piece of mistaken policy (a border wall) and also because...
EDINBURG, RGV - La Unión del Pueblo Entero, the community group that works to help immigrants and low-income families prosper in the Rio Grande Valley, staged a protest and news conference Friday outside the Edinburg office of Congressman Vicente...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - A story written by Debbie Nathan, Texas reporter for the American Civil Liberties Union, includes dash cam video of Department of Public Safety troopers stopping drivers on the border. The videos were obtained through open records requests. Nathan...

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