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MCALLEN, Texas - Communities along the U.S.-Mexico border are among the safest in the country, according to the latest crime reports published by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Working off the data, Axios compared eight cities along the border with...
HIDALGO, Texas - The authors of the Bipartisan Border Solutions Act conducted a fact-finding tour of the Rio Grande Valley on Wednesday, while at the same time promoting their new legislation. U.S. Reps. John Cornyn of Texas and Kyrsten Sinema...
MCALLEN, Texas - In May, four legislators introduced bipartisan and bicameral border legislation called the Bipartisan Border Solutions Act.  The four legislators were U.S. Senator John Cornyn, a Republican from Texas, U.S. Senator Kyrsten Sinema, a Democrat from Arizona, U.S....
The Texas Border Coalition appreciates the work that U.S. Sens. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., U.S. Reps. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, and Tony Gonzalez, R-Texas, are doing to improve the federal government’s capacity to manage immigrants and asylum...
MCALLEN, Texas - U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez says he would like to see a humane processing center for asylum seekers built on the Mexico-Guatemala border. Gonzalez said he made the pitch in a one-hour meeting with Vice President Kamala Harris...
RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas - U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar is looking forward to being able to tell border wall construction companies to pack their bags and go home. The Laredo Democrat believes contractors working for the U.S. Army Corps of...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Congressman Filemon Vela has blasted Presidents Trump’s decision to deploy 5,200 troops on the border in response to a caravan of Central American migrants heading north through Mexico. The uniformed troops, which will support the Department of...
EL PASO, Texas - State Sen. José Rodríguez, a member of the Veterans Affairs and Military Installations Committee, has criticized President Trump’s plans to send active duty military to the border. Trump said he would send as many as 1,000...
Texas Governor Greg Abbott recently held a press conference to announce his plans for the State of Texas to build a physical border wall with state taxpayer dollars. He also indicated a new approach to charge immigrants and asylum...
PHARR, RGV - The residents of Hidalgo County could be forgiven for thinking they live in a violent area, if their main source of information was the 6 p.m. news broadcast on local television. This is the view of Hidalgo...

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