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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.
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...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela of Brownsville is one of four members of Congress from Texas to write to the Secretary of Defense about border wall funding. Vela said he is “deeply...
PHARR, RGV – Mexican law enforcement agencies are interested in using South Texas College's eagerly-anticipated "Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence," says STC President Shirley Reed. The Regional Center for Public Excellence is a collaborative project between South Texas College,...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A border congressman says Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has failed to deliver on his campaign promise to improve security for the country’s citizens. U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, D-McAllen, spoke...
HIDALGO, RGV - Border Patrol’s Marine division has found another tunnel built to go under the Border Wall, this time in Hidalgo, Texas. The tunnel, measuring 60 feet in length, had been dug on the embankment of the Rio Grande...
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The congressman who represents more of the U.S.-Mexico border than anyone else says it is fallacy to think a border wall equates to border security. U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, a Republican from San Antonio, spent a decade...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - U.S. Reps. Filemon Vela and Vicente Gonzalez have written to the speaker of the House to express their “grave concern” about transnational criminal organizations negatively impacting the flow of cross border commerce and tourism.
McALLEN, RGV - Rio Grande Valley business and economic development leaders have started to push back against U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul’s plans to add more border walls and mount Afghanistan-type operation command centers in the region. Among the first to...
MCALLEN, RGV - Two border congressmen from South Texas have come out against President Trump’s budget request of more money for a border wall. The new White House budget for Fiscal Year 2020 allocates $8.6 billion to build sections of...

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