EDINBURG, Texas - The Texas Democratic Party candidate for U.S. Senate, MJ Hegar, says she is kept awake at night thinking about migrant children being separated from their parents.  Lawyers representing civil rights groups...
As the 2020 presidential election season heats up, the White House continues to make immigration a controversial issue. That’s because national demographics are changing in ways that make some politicians uneasy. The country’s immigrant population is growing...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Cindy Andrade-Johnson, a deaconess with the United Methodist Church, is asking Rio Grande Valley residents to write to Jill Biden to urge the end of the Remain in Mexico program. An...
MCALLEN, Texas - The Mexican American Legislative Caucus has called for a congressional investigation into what it says was the unlawful detention of immigrant families in South Texas. Late last week, children and families...
MCALLEN, Texas - Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus say they held a call with Hilton executives about the detention of migrant children in their hotels.  The meeting was led by led by U.S....
BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS - U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela has joined congressional colleagues in asking President Trump to halt deportation flights and swiftly and safely release migrants in detention centers in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The members...
Most farmworkers in the Rio Grande Valley were excluded from congressional COVID-19 aid. Here’s how we are going to get them some relief. As the coronavirus pandemic spreads, our food supply chain is being...
PORT ISABEL, Texas - A member of the Angry Tias and Abuelas group has welcomed a move by Immigration and Customs Enforcement to release some migrants and asylum seekers who may be medically vulnerable to COVID-19.
We are writing to express our grave concern about the ongoing detention of numerous asylum seekers in the ICE Port Isabel Detention Center, Los Fresnos, Texas.  The great majority of these persons have never...
A friend from Matamoros texted me this morning. She said that yesterday afternoon she had met a father from El Salvador. Earlier in the day, desperate to get his five-year-old son...

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