The migrants were welcomed with a round of applause when they arrived to the Brownsville bus station. One of the travelers was Martin Velazquez, a Honduran man who had spent the last 18 months living in a tent in Matamoros.
Today a group of approximately 25 migrants have been admitted to the US this after nearly two years of living in Matamoros, Tamaulipas while awaiting their asylum hearings. There, they have endured severe weather conditions and a pandemic in tents. Accompanied by attorneys and humanitarian organizations, the first group made its way down the bridge […]
After months of living in tents near Gateway International Bridge, migrants in Matamoros prepare to be taken to the U.S to begin processing. Onelia Alonso, a Cuban migrant, says these months have been filled with uncertainty. She has not only had to face the pandemic but also a winter storm..
During the past three days, service members have been distributing bottled water provided by the Governor to local leaders whose constituents remain under a water boil advisory.
Homeland security announced a suspect is in custody after a 9-1-1 call led to a statewide search for a tractor trailer allegedly carrying undocumented immigrants.
On Thursday, border patrol agents located a group of 166 individuals. An hour later, they stopped apprehended another group: a situation similar to one they have seen during the humanitarian crisis of 2018.
At just 25 years old, Presley Rose moved to South Texas to follow her dream of working as a pilot. She is continuing a family tradition, since her father and grandfather were also pilots. Rose says ever since she was small she had dreamed of being able to follow their footsteps.
Whether it’s day, or night, these agents prepare to launch units to different parts of South Texas. They assist border patrol agents locate individuals who are trying to enter the country illegally.
These three orders were signed to reverse the policies in place by Former President Trump. Among them, a plan to reunify families who were separated by the Zero Tolerence Policy. The administration plans on creating a special task force to find these children’s parents. Immigration attorney Carlos Garcia says the effects of this policy are […]
One of the most common methods human smugglers use to move undocumented immigrants across the border are tractor trailers. Over 2,000 migrants have been detained in these cases this fical year.
DHS says more information over the fate of migrants seeking asylum would be released soon and are asking those seeking political protection to remain in Mexico for now. US Representative Henry Cuellar says the majority of asylum claims were rejected under the MPP Program,
Property owners like Alfredo Cavazos hope the new administration can stop the construction permanently.
Chad Wolf is resigning as the acting secretary of Homeland Security, he said in a letter to the department Monday obtained by CNN. FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor will be the new acting secretary, taking over in the wake of the US Capitol attack and as the national security apparatus prepares for possible violence leading up […]
President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit the Rio Grande Valley one week after Customs and Border Protection officials celebrated the construction of 450th mile of the border wall. Air Force One is expected to land at Valley International Airport in Harlingen Tuesday afternoon. This is the second presidential visit to the Rio Grande Valley […]
Border patrol agents say individuals continue crossing over despite being in the middle of a pandemic. Officials say this is a health risk not only for the community but also for the agents.
Several Rio Grande Valley law enforcement agencies working together stopped six human smuggling attempts, apprehending 64 subjects in these events alone and all occurring in less than 48 hours during the Christmas holidays. On December 23, Border Patrol agents stopped four human smuggling attempts stemming from a stash house investigation, and three checkpoint interdictions […]
At around 4:30 pm Tuesday evening, the Starr County Sheriffs Office received a call about a 4-year-old boy that had fallen into a water well on a ranch along FM 649 in La Rosita.
Customs and Border Protection officers say the COVID-19 pandemic did not put an end to the smuggling of narcotics and weapons at several ports of entry.