Posts Tagged ‘Starr County’

Border Communities Living in Limbo While Congress Dithers

debris in San Pedro border wall August 2012 Scott Nicol-1

In early May, Ruben Villarreal, Mayor of Rio Grande City, channeled the frustration of many residents in Starr and Hidalgo counties, where a proposed 14-mile border fence is slated to be built through the middle of his community. “I think it’s going to happen but they have us in limbo,” he said. “The federal government […]

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