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...
MCALLEN, RGV - Members of the Hispanic Heritage Foundation say they were deeply moved by what they saw and heard after meeting with Central American asylum-seekers in McAllen. More than 20 members and supporters of the nonprofit group made a...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Although President Trump signs an executive order to stop families being separated at international borders, it is still happening. That is the claim of Michael Seifert, border advocacy strategist for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of...
I feel compelled to issue an immigration tutorial, in the interest of simplifying the applicable law and amplifying a better understanding for lay persons of how the Trump administration has distorted the law in order to accomplish a purely...
“A picture is worth a thousand words” is an old expression often used in journalism to boost a story by using supplementary photographs.   So it has been during the last few days, where disturbing pictures of anguished children on...

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