Tag Archives: Border Politics

With Claims of ISIS at the Border, a Shift in Border Politics

This year’s surge of Central American migrants across the southern border has put border security back at the forefront of national politics. But with the number of migrant crossings on the decline, and the US stepping up its offensive against … Continue reading

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Immigration, Border Security Debate Could play into 23rd District Race

The sprawling 23rd Congressional District of Texas is one of the more politically unique regions in the state. Stretching along the border from Eagle Pass west through the Chihuahuan Desert and into El Paso, it’s pretty much the only place … Continue reading

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U.S. Border Patrol Agents Ramp Up Efforts in Valley

PEÑITAS, Texas — On a recent afternoon in this Rio Grande Valley town, Juan Longoria stood in his driveway, talking on his cellphone while enjoying a longneck. The only thing that blocked his view of the clear Texas sky was … Continue reading

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