MCALLEN, RGV - While a federal district judge in Washington, D.C., was ruling that ending DACA was unlawful, a Mexican Consulate’s Office was giving grants to students so they could renew their slots in the popular immigration program. Mexico’s Consul...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A top Health and Human Services official told Congress on Tuesday that he and others repeatedly warned the Trump administration that its policy of separating immigrant families apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border would not be in...
SAN JUAN, RGV - The Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle-National Shrine has assisted more than 25 percent of all the immigrant families reunited over the past two weeks. Its rector, the Rev. Jorge Gomez, said the...
The Trump administration has summoned at least 70 infants to immigration court for their own deportation proceedings since Oct. 1, according to Justice Department data provided exclusively to Kaiser Health News. These are children who need frequent touching and bonding...
SAN JUAN, RGV - State Sen. Eddie Lucio has voiced concern that the U.S. is making it easier for wealthier immigrants to enter the country and harder for poorer immigrants to come in. Lucio gave an interview to reporters following...
MCALLEN, RGV - The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) is to honor Sister Norma Pimentel with its top award at the 31st Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, on...
MCALLEN, RGV - Congressman Vicente Gonzalez says that in all the coverage given to the nation’s current immigration crisis, not enough attention is given to the root cause, lawlessness and poverty in Central America. Thousands of undocumented immigrants from Honduras,...
SAN JUAN, RGV - Bishop Daniel E. Flores says the Catholic Church and the United States as a whole has to do a better job of explaining the hemispheric problems that led thousands of Central Americans to flee their...
SAN JUAN, RGV - A delegation of bishops led by Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has been in the Rio Grande Valley to learn more about the separation and reunification of immigrant...
Where, in the world, is McAllen, Texas? Why, right here. Center of the World, Centro del Mundo. At least it seemed so today. Right by the border with Mexico. Right where spotlights of the media shone brightly, the last day...

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