RIO GRANDE CITY, RGV - According to Congressman Henry Cuellar, many of the ideas President Trump has for the border region will not make it into statute. Along with Starr County Industrial Foundation, Cuellar hosted a Border Security Roundtable at...
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...
FALFURRIAS, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection is eying a massive expansion of its traffic checkpoint just south of Falfurrias. The existing checkpoint would be completely demolished and replaced with a new one. There would be eight traffic lanes for primary...
SAN BENITO, RGV -A new maritime training facility at Port Mansfield would help train Texas and Tamaulipas law enforcement officials who specialize in work on the Rio Grande and offshore. Ron Mills, port director for Willacy County Navigation District, unveiled...
MCALLEN, RGV - If President Trump truly wants to secure the U.S.-Mexico border he should focus more on air, land, and sea ports of entry than on building more border walls, says the Texas Border Coalition. TBC, which represents cities...
RIO GRANDE CITY, RGV – Following the success of its roundtable discussion on border security on Monday, the Starr County Industrial Foundation has announced it will hold similar events once a quarter. “We want to take the opportunity to visit...
  In Sunland Park, on the west side of El Paso, Customs and Border Protection has brought in the bulldozers to replace just over a mile of chain-link fence along the border with an 18 foot tall border wall. The new...
MISSION, RGV – Mission City Council members voted unanimously on Monday to oppose the construction of walls, fences or levee-walls along the U.S.-Mexico border. With Resolution #1520, Mission joined Brownsville and La Joya in publicly denouncing President Trump’s proposed border...
MISSION, RGV - Elected officials from up and down the Texas-Mexico border say they have concerns with President Trump’s plans to further militarize their region by sending in the National Guard. Trump spoke about his plans Tuesday during a luncheon...

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