The relationship between President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador and the business community has long been a tense one, says Chris Wilson of the Mexico Institute. Writing for Forbes, Wilson, who is deputy director of the Wilson Center's Mexico Institute, says...
MCALLEN, RGV - A Washington Post story that portrays McAllen as being sympathetic to Central American immigrants seeking asylum in the United States was the second most popular story on the newspaper’s website on Thursday. Kevin Sullivan’s story, posted in...
REYNOSA, Tamaulipas - Riding a wave of populist anger fueled by rampant corruption and violence, the leftist Andrés Manuel López Obrador was elected president of Mexico on Sunday, the New York Times reports. It was a landslide victory that upended...
MCALLEN, RGV - As the White House faces court orders to reunite families separated at the border, immigrant children as young as three are being ordered into court for their own deportation proceedings, Kaiser Health News reports. The Kaiser Health...
McALLEN, RGV — The nation’s top border security official said Monday that his agency has temporarily stopped handing over migrant adults who cross the Mexican border with children for prosecution, undercutting claims by other Trump administration officials that “zero...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez, Congressman Filemon Vela and Sergio Sanchez, program director of KURV 710 News Talk, are all featured in a New York Times lead story on whether the border region is in crisis. The story, by...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Trump administration officials have been sending babies and other young children forcibly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border to at least three “tender age” shelters in South Texas, The Associated Press has learned. Lawyers and...
Nonprofit news organization ProPublica has obtained audio from inside a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility, in which children can be heard wailing as an agent jokes, “We have an orchestra here.” The story about the audio was written by...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela says he will have no part of a procedural maneuver in the U.S. House that a could help legalize DREAMers - if it includes funding for a border. “I’m not ever going to...
Our good friend, former state Sen. Eliot Shapleigh sent us a feature the Washington Post published about his hometown. With border towns getting lots of negative publicity due to the deployment of the National Guard, writer Andrea Sachs’ piece provides...

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