BROWNSVILLE, RGV - John F. Kelly, the new U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, says securing the Southwest border starts with drug demand reduction in the United States. It also requires the U.S. helping Central American countries socially and economically, Kelly...
BROWNVSILLE, RGV - The three U.S. Representatives who represent the Rio Grande Valley in Congress have come out strongly against President Trump’s executive order to jumpstart construction of a border wall. All three, Henry Cuellar of Laredo, Filemon Vela of...
During the campaign, President Donald Trump repeatedly vowed to implement new border protection and law enforcement activities along the U.S-Mexico border, including construction of a border wall. So, Wednesday’s executive actions should come as no surprise. The Texas Border Coalition (TBC)...
WESLACO, RGV - Reaction is coming in thick and fast to the news that President Trump has signed an executive order to jumpstart construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Elected officials at a Lower Rio Grande Valley Development...
WESLACO, RGV - The president of the McAllen Chamber of Commerce says the Rio Grande Valley should be able to tap into more state tourism dollars to offset “unintended consequences” arising from increased border security measures. Ahlenius says $25 million...
MCALLEN, RGV - The Texas Department of Public Safety approved the transfer of funds for the amount of about $2.4 million to the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office and the McAllen Police Department for the construction of the Texas Transnational...
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...
  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...
  EDINBURG, RGV - Rio Grande Valley law enforcement officials shared common concerns during a recent roundtable discussion. On Aug. 5, U.S. Senator John Cornyn, U.S. Representative Michael McCaul and local law enforcement officials from around the Rio Grande Valley came...

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