US temporarily closes detention facility in McAllen

HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol is temporarily closing a converted warehouse used to detain immigrants in the Rio Grande Valley for renovation. The...

Volunteers create GoFundMe to bring playground to migrant camp

Volunteers at the migrant camp at the Gateway International Bridge are partnering with Team Brownsville and the Resource Center of Matamoros to raise funds...

Lawyers: Children detained at border facing COVID exposure

By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Border Patrol agents are detaining about 65 immigrant children at a station in the Rio Grande Valleyt...

Judge orders US to stop expelling children who cross border

By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the Trump administration to stop expelling immigrant children who cross the...

Some big, early shifts on immigration expected under Biden

By BEN FOX and ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Some dramatic moves on immigration are expected in the early days of the Biden...

Experts: Biden can reverse Trump immigration policies

By Julián Aguilar, Texas Tribune It took less than a half hour after the presidential election was called for President-elect Joe Biden on Saturday before...

Experts: Biden admin’s immigration agenda ambitious 

Despite taking a backseat to the pandemic as its chief campaign issue in recent months, the upcoming Biden administration’s immigration plan included promises to...

Matamoros migrants celebrate Trump’s defeat

BY VALERIE GONZALEZ, STAFF WRITER MATAMOROS — A wagon parading an effigy of President Donald Trump trudged along the Matamoros embankment Sunday afternoon when hundreds of...

Presidential election colors fight against border policy

By Valerie Gonzalez, Staff writer For a brief period Sunday, observant travelers returning from Matamoros through Brownsville’s Gateway International Bridge saw a briefly altered “Welcome...

Smuggler abandons children on bank of Rio Grande

BROWNSVILLE — Border Patrol agents located four young children after a human smuggler left them alone on the banks of the Rio Grande, authorities...