Guadalupe “Lupe” Treviño, the former sheriff of Hidalgo County and once one of the most powerful lawmen on the border, was sentenced to five […]
Tag Archives: Rio Grande Valley
President Obama issued a presidential memo Monday calling the huge number of unaccompanied children crossing the border—primarily into Texas—an “urgent humanitarian situation.” The White […]
The U.S. government has reopened an emergency shelter at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio to house unaccompanied children from Central America. Government […]
On March 12, a Honduran woman, her 14-year old daughter and another teenage girl surrendered to Border Patrol agent Esteban Manzanares on the banks of the Rio Grande in Mission, Texas. What happened next has shaken a border community and become a major scandal for the Border Patrol.
The recent indictment of three politiqueras for allegedly buying votes has rattled the Rio Grande Valley’s political world.
The U.S. Border Patrol recently released some stunning apprehension figures for the Rio Grande Valley. While the rest of the U.S.-Mexico border is still […]
DPS has offered little in the way of justification for its big border incursion, and we’re left with many questions about DPS’ experiment with checkpoints.
The Texas Department of Public Safety was warned during a legislative hearing in 2011 that they would “run afoul of the courts” if […]
For many, a trip to the Capitol doesn’t just mean sitting in the gallery for a few minutes until the applause is over, it can […]