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Ed board seeking nominees for planning committee

AUSTIN — The State Board of Education is seeking nominations to form a committee tasked with drafting a long-term plan for public education.The Long...

Expedited repatriation sought for deported veterans

McALLEN — U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, D-McAllen, sent a letter yesterday to President Donald Trump asking him to issue an executive order to expedite...

Gonzalez asks Trump to expedite repatriation of deported veterans

U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, D-McAllen, sent a letter Monday to President Donald Trump asking him to issue an executive order to expedite the process...

Apprehension numbers continue to decline

President Donald Trump’s tough stance on immigration might be discouraging some people from coming to the United States but families and children seeking asylum...

Nancy Pelosi visits Valley

McALLEN — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi visited the Rio Grande Valley yesterday with a message of faith, hope and love.Pelosi, the former House...

Separating children, parents could be response to judge’s ruling

McALLEN — A controversial tactic currently being considered by the Trump administration that would separate undocumented children from their parents after they are caught...

Housing for migrant kids to multiply in Valley

Despite years of increased border security and mass deportations, the flood of children entering the United States from other countries without an adult guardian...

RGV celebrates 40th anniversary of Texas farmworkers march

SAN JUAN — More than 100 people marched Sunday commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Texas Farmworkers March for Human Rights that started here...

Legislators host immigration roundtable

SAN JUAN — U.S. Vicente Gonzalez said he’s been getting calls every day from U.S. citizens of Hispanic origin who, despite having every right...

Controversial deportation program reinstated

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela said he fears the immigration raids this past week are the beginning of mass deportation efforts by President Donald Trump’s...