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Supreme Court allows Texas to begin enforcing law that lets police arrest migrants at...

A divided Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed Texas to begin enforcing a law that gives police broad powers to arrest migrants suspected of crossing the border illegally while a legal battle over the measure plays out.

Border at issue as Valley reps respond to Biden’s State of the Union address

The Rio Grande Valley congressional delegation’s response to President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address reveals that Republican and Democratic representatives agree on one point: border security must be addressed.

Non-profit to train volunteer advocates for unaccompanied child immigrants

The Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights will hold two days of training April 20-21 in Harlingen for area residents who wish to serve as volunteer advocates for unaccompanied immigrant children while they are in federal custody.

President Joe Biden argues for border bill passage in Brownsville visit

Speaking at the Brownsville Border Patrol Station in Olmito on Thursday, President Joe Biden argued forcefully for the U.S. Senate to reconsider a bipartisan border security and immigration bill that collapsed in the Senate earlier this month.

Biden and Trump set for dueling Texas appearances on the border this week

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump plan to visit Texas border cities Thursday in a sign of how the 2024 rivals view illegal immigration as a key issue in the presidential race.

Biden heading to Brownsville to visit U.S.-Mexico border on Thursday, AP sources say

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump will make dueling trips to the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas on Thursday after congressional talks on a deal to rein in illegal migration collapsed, according to people familiar with the plans.

Orgs unite in San Juan to educate residents on controversial immigration laws

SAN JUAN — The El Paso-based Border Network for Human Rights (BNHR) visited the Rio Grande Valley on Wednesday to help spread information about new immigration laws and to call for an end to ​​Operation Lone Star.

Border expert: Texas’ actions at Fronton Island interferes with federal immigration policy

As Gov. Greg Abbott continues to double down on mobilizing state resources to address border security in Texas, so too are the policy experts and activist organizations — and more — who have characterized the governor's actions as interference with federal policy to undermine the Biden administration.

Mayra Flores: DNA testing needed at border, even if that means detaining kids for...

WASHINGTON — Former U.S. Rep. Mayra Flores offered a defense of detaining children at the border for prolonged periods when she advocated for mandatory DNA testing for migrants during a Turning Point USA event in Brownsville.

Justice Department sues Texas over law that would let police arrest migrants who enter...

AUSTIN (AP) — The Justice Department on Wednesday sued Texas over a new law that would allow police to arrest migrants who enter the U.S. illegally, taking Republican Gov. Greg Abbott to court again over his escalating response to border crossers arriving from Mexico.