Leaders in the South Texas city are reluctant to impose substantial restrictions on watering lawns, even as nearby communities declare emergencies.
A border wall is headed for Laredo—unless opponents can run out the clock.
How Henry Cuellar rose to power—and how he intends to stay there.
“It's more like what you might see, perhaps, in China or Russia,” says Ashley Tabaddor, president of the National Association of Immigration Judges.
Normally, the press can observe immigration court proceedings. But journalists are being turned away from the first asylum hearings in Laredo under the Migrant Protection Protocols.
It’s also kind of working.
Performing patriotism in Laredo while Trump’s wall looms.
In the last year, Democrats agreed to border-wall funding that will fence off much of the Rio Grande Valley from Brownsville to Falcon Lake.
The Border Patrol is prioritizing a wall in Laredo’s urban center, despite the fact that illegal apprehensions are at historic lows.
A rash of violent crimes by Border Patrol agents in the Laredo area is nothing new for the agency sometimes dubbed the "green monster."