Posted on · The pandemic restrictions allowed for the quick expulsion of migrants at the border. Now that it's being lifted some officials are expecting a record influx and an impending humanitarian crisis.
Posted on · The DA said the Starr County Sheriff's Department "did their duty in investigating the incident brought to their attention by the reporting hospital." However, he said that this is not a criminal matter under Texas law.
Posted on · Some Republicans are blaming the latest surge in COVID-19 cases on migrants crossing the southern border. But many doctors disagree, saying the politicians are just looking to divert attention.
Posted on · Local health officials reported shorter lines and less demand at vaccination sites, and warned that there's still much work to be done to make Texans safe from the virus.
Posted on · State health officials said Sunday that 28 hubs will be getting 158,825 doses this week.
Posted on · The president's visit comes a week after Department of Homeland Security officials touted the “historic” completion of 450 miles of border fencing during his administration.
Posted on · Hospitals in Houston, Austin, Dallas, San Antonio and the Rio Grande Valley are struggling to keep up with the constant and growing flow of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.
Posted on · The court, or "soft-sided" facility as U.S. officials call it, is scheduled to begin operations Monday in Laredo, Texas.
Posted on · "He said the conditions were horrible, inhumane. And he was about to sign a deportation order ... even though he was born here," Francisco Galicia's lawyer told NPR.
Posted on · The Department of Homeland Security said Friday that it would implement its Migrant Protection Protocols in Brownsville, Texas, across the border from Matamoros, Mexico.
Posted on · The Department of Homeland Security has expanded its border detention facilities in Texas with the opening of two new tent-like structures, which were completed this week.
Posted on · Construction of the facilities, commonly referred to as a “tent cities” is a response to the ongoing crush of migrants, mainly from Central America, who continue to cross into Texas after traveling through Mexico.
Posted on · A decade ago, dozens of Texas landowners fought the federal government's efforts to build a wall on their land. Those battles are beginning again as new walls are planned for the Rio Grande Valley.
Posted on · A rest center for asylum-seekers in the Texas border town of McAllen has seen such a big surge of donations that they've had to rent additional storage space, and caravans of volunteers from across the U.S. have also showed up at their doors.
Posted on · Officials also hope the trails can boost the economy in one of the state's poorest regions