Tag: Matamoros

Wagon tale: Organization on mission to help community

It’s a quiet Saturday at the Red Wagon Ministry on the corner of East 12th and Taylor Street. A small group of men sit...

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...

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...

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...

Report: US turning away asylum-seekers at border is flawed

By ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — The head of the Department of Homeland Security ordered border agents to stop asylum-seekers from stepping...

Judge asks DHS to lift restrictions; Trevino says policy hurting border economy

Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño Jr., in his capacity as chairman of the Texas Border Coalition, has penned a new letter to Department of...

Bengal tigers found inside Matamoros home

Mexican special operations conducting activities in Matamoros discovered a collection of 46 luxury vehicles, two Bengal tigers, and various exotic birds inside a residence...

Texas Border Coalition wants travel restrictions lifted

  The Texas Border Coalition today stepped up its effort to persuade the U.S. Department of Homeland Security  to lift restrictions that limit non-essential travel...

Border Postmates: Personal shoppers become the new delivery service

HARLINGEN — Whataburger and Chick-fil-A are two of the most popular Texas cravings, but they are also the main requests made by Mexican citizens. However,...

Migrants continue to wait for asylum

A camp of asylum seekers along the Rio Grande in Matamoros has seen a significant reduction in population over the course of the COVID-19...