Any discussion of border security has to begin with an unsparing threat analysis that views the border through the same two-part lens the government has used for generations; first, border security at the legal entry points (or ports of...
LAREDO, Texas - It’s an issue former Laredo Mayor Betty Flores has complained about before – the lack of respect some Customs officers show to visitors crossing land ports of entry on the Texas-Mexico border. Now, U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - The Rio South Texas Economic Council has come out against Gov. Rick Perry’s decision to deploy 1,000 National Guard troops on the Texas-Mexico border. Perry made an announcement on the activation at a news conference in Austin...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - The Texas Border Coalition says it has “mutual goals” to those espoused by Gov. Greg Abbott on the issues of immigration and border security. TBC, which represents communities from El Paso to Brownsville, has asked Abbott to...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Authorities say Matamoros Mayor Leticia Salazar was traumatized by Sunday's attempt on her life. Gunmen opened fire on a convoy carrying the mayor through her city on Sunday evening. She was riding in a bulletproof vehicle. Authorities say...
EDINBURG, RGV - Numerous Rio Grande Valley residents and state Rep. Terry Canales say DPS is lying when it says its troopers are not checking immigration status at its random checkpoints in the Valley. Canales, D-Edinburg, said he would be posting...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela recently told the Rio Grande Guardian that insecurity in Tamaulipas and across Mexico has now got to be viewed as one of the biggest foreign policy issues confronting the United States. The Brownsville...
PHARR, RGV - Laredo Mayor Pete Saenz, who is also chairman of the binational Good Neighbor Commission and chairman-elect of the Texas Border Coalition, says he cannot rule out voting for Donald Trump. Saenz appeared on the Fox Business Network...
HIDLAGO, RGV - Mexico has again condemned Gov. Rick Perry’s decision to deploy the National Guard on the South Texas-Mexico border, claiming that the move was done for “political purposes.” The criticism comes hard on the heels of a study...
CIUDAD VICTORIA, Tamaulipas - El secretario de la Defensa Nacional, General Salvador Cienguegos Zepeda afirmo este martes en ciudad Victoria que los más de siete mil elementos militares apostados en esta Tamaulipas continuaran aun y cuando ya no se...

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