Tag: immigration

EDITORIAL: Good call: Temporary courts can help reduce backlog of refugees

A new immigration tent facility is going up in the Rio Grande Valley. This one isn’t expected to house any migrants, however. Rather, the...

Trump moves to end asylum protections for Central Americans

By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday moved to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants in a...

Premature migrant baby found at Valley Border Patrol facility

By ASTRID GALVAN and GARANCE BURKE Associated Press The teenage girl with pigtail braids was hunched over in a wheelchair and holding a bunched sweatshirt...

COMMENTARY: Immigration concerns for Navarrette

By JIM N. TAYLOR, Special to the Star  Some of us old white (Gringo) men are not concerned with whether or not either you or we...

Number of Mexican immigrants in the US illegally declines

The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The number of Mexican immigrants in the U.S. illegally has declined so sharply over the past decade that for the...

Trump insists there’s more to Mexico deal than meets the eye

By JILL COLVIN and MARIA VERZA, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Stung by criticism that his deal to avert threatened Mexican tariffs mostly ramps up existing...

Trump insists there’s more to Mexico deal than meets the eye

By JILL COLVIN Associated Press STERLING, Va. (AP) — Stung by criticism that his deal to avert threatened Mexican tariffs mostly ramps up existing efforts,...

US opens new mass facility in Texas for migrant children

By GARANCE BURKE Associated Press The federal government is opening a new mass facility to hold migrant children in Texas and considering detaining hundreds more...

English classes, legal services cut for immigrant kids

By ASTRID GALVAN and ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Immigrant children in the care of the U.S. government may no longer have...

McAllen seeking federal immigration reimbursement

The numbers keep getting discussed — how much the city of McAllen has spent on immigration relief efforts. Mayor Jim Darling has noted the city...