MCALLEN, RGV - U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar says parents from Central America seeking asylum will not have the children ripped from them if they cross into the United States through a port of entry. However, two of Cuellar’s federal Democratic...
MISSION, RGV - State Sen. Juan Hinojosa says the State of Texas should not grant licenses for new immigrant detention centers until the Trump Administration ends its family separation policy. As a child, Hinojosa was deported to Mexico, even though...
MCALLEN, RGV - Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro left soft toys and letters for immigrant children detained at Border Patrol’s Ursula facility. The former mayor of San Antonio knocked on the door of the facility, which is housing...
When our country takes kids away from their mothers and fathers as punishment for coming to this country to seek asylum, when we call those kids "unaccompanied alien children" after we've forcibly "unaccompanied" them and sent them to shelters...
MCALLEN, RGV - Joe Scarborough is urging the biggest and best U.S. law firms to send lawyers down to the border to represent pro bono Central American families who have had their children taken from them. The former Republican congressman...
HARLINGEN, RGV - Eddie Anaya, attorney and executive committee member of Valley Interfaith, has warned Rio Grande Valley residents what could happen to families if President Donald Trump’s “public charge” goes into effect. Recently, Trump proposed a rule change stating...
HARLINGEN, RGV - Valley Interfaith leaders are putting pressure on U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar to support a congressional maneuver that will bring immigration legislation to the floor of the House. A discharge petition allows a bill to come before the...
MCALLEN, RGV - Congressman Vicente Gonzalez says he is “shocked, concerned and confused” that U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley was denied entry into an immigration detention center in Brownsville. The Democratic senator from Oregon visited the Rio Grande Valley on Sunday....
WESLACO, RGV - President Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy on immigration, which includes forcibly separating Central American children from their undocumented immigrant parents is nothing short of torture. That is the view of Michael Seifert, border advocacy strategists for the American...
A few weeks ago, the president of the United States referred to immigrants as “animals”. His apologists hastened to insist that he was referring to gang members, but the remark was consistent with a recent series of actions that establish...

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