CBP touts completion of 450 miles of border wall system

As the Trump administration counts down its last days before the new administration takes over, U.S. Customs and Border Protection celebrated the completion of more...

2020 saw marked increase in border wall lawsuits

The federal government drastically increased its efforts to seize private land from residents of Hidalgo and Starr counties for the border wall in 2020...

Wildlife group prepares to fight for property

A request to purchase a slice of birding property in Starr County turned into a legal battle leaving a nonprofit facing the possibility of...

No immediate ruling after hearing on fate of DACA program

JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge did not immediately issue a ruling following a court hearing Tuesday on the fate...

Bipartisan missing persons bill passes US House

A bipartisan bill introduced last month to help border communities with the resources to identify unidentified remains is likely to become law. During a voice...

Reps urge Biden to end use of defense funds, terminate wall contracts

U.S. Reps. Vicente Gonzalez, D-McAllen, and Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, along with several lawmakers, are asking President-elect Joe Biden to rescind the national emergency declaration...

Judge: Detained immigrants must see a judge within 10 days

By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Newly detained immigrants must appear before a judge within 10 days, rather than the weeks or...

Volunteers raising funds to bring playground to migrant camp

Volunteers at the migrant camp at the Gateway International Bridge are partnering with Team Brownsville and the Resource Center of Matamoros to raise funds...

Court orders gov’t to halt deportation of unaccompanied minors

A District Court ordered the Trump administration to stop using a public health code to expel unaccompanied minors from the country, court records show. On...

Judge orders US to stop expelling children who cross border

By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the Trump administration to stop expelling immigrant children who cross the...