Protests at Mexican Consulates across Texas marked anger at the border influx—but it’s the unresolvable tension behind them that poses a greater danger.
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One year after the unruly mob filled the State Capitol and—at least temporarily—shouted down a bill imposing new limits on abortion, what’s become of the movement today? And we consider Texas officials’ proposals to confront a growing humanitarian crisis on the border.
Omar Figueredo declined to answer questions from Border Patrol agents at the Brownsville airport. What happened next should worry all citizens.
A recently declassified government report reveals that U.S. Customs and Border Protection is considering equipping its drones with “non-lethal weapons.”
The jury deliberated for three hours this afternoon before finding former lawman Jorge Garza guilty of conspiring to possess more than 1,000 pounds of marijuana.
Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Treviño denies knowing about actions of corrupt drug task force in 2nd day of his federal trial testimony.
“There were so many people dying, and it seemed like no one cared because they were immigrants,” he said.
For more than six months, Miguel Flores lived a double life. In his day job, he was a narcotics investigator for the Hidalgo County […]
A 2011 Venture Capital Census of nearly 600 venture capitalists found that 87 percent of all respondents identified as white, with fewer than 2 percent identifying as Latino. Eighty-nine percent were men.
Mexico’s drug war is enriching Texas border communities in more ways than one. Not only have wealthy Mexican business owners invested in the region, local law enforcement is benefiting from millions in assets seized from drug traffickers.