EL PASO, Texas - Two groups representing El Paso County and the Border Network for Human Rights say they will file a lawsuit against President Trump over his decision to declare a national emergency. The national emergency will allow the...
THE NEW YORK TIMES - President Trump declared a national emergency at the border on Friday to access billions of dollars to build a border wall that Congress refused to give him, transforming a highly charged policy dispute into...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has penned an op-ed for The Washington Post highlighting his El Chapo Act. The bill the Texas Republican introduced would reserve any amounts forfeited to the U.S. government as a result of the criminal...
UPDATE: Congressman Henry Cuellar, a member of the Conference Committee on Homeland Security Appropriations, spoke to Diocese of Brownsville Bishop Daniel Flores by telephone on Thursday to discuss the successful inclusion of key appropriations language in the federal budget...
MCALLEN, RGV – One of Germany’s most respected news sources has produced an in-depth story on border security and international trade in the Rio Grande Valley. Washington-based reporter Claudia Buckenmaier reported for Channel 1 and its 10 o’clock news program,...
NEW YORK TIMES - As congressional leaders urged their colleagues to support a bipartisan border deal, President Trump said on Wednesday that he did not want to see the government shut down at midnight Friday, indicating that he was...
Texas’ biggest industry, oil and gas, is growing at a phenomenal pace, and the entire state economy is benefiting. With multipliers among the highest of any type of business, when the energy sector is surging as it is now, it’s...
NEW YORK TIMES: House and Senate negotiators on Monday night agreed in principle to provide $1.375 billion for fencing and other physical barriers at the Mexican border, part of a broader agreement that would stave off another partial government shutdown...
MCALLEN, RGV - The crisis is not at the border, but in the Central American countries; most of the drugs go through international bridges, and 67 percent of the people who are illegally in the United States entered with...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Former Cameron County Judge Carlos Cascos says he is pleased Congress is finally addressing the issue of illegal weapons and cash being smuggled into Mexico. Cascos, a Republican, points out that when Texas Secretary of State he...

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