Tag Archives: Border
By Julián Aguilar, Texas Tribune On Monday afternoon, Luis Emilio realized he’d had enough. The 22-year old Ecuadoran migrant had just spent three days in detention in the United States after seeking asylum, only to be sent back to Mexico until … Continue reading
By Cassandra Pollock, Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott announced Friday that the state will deploy 1,000 troops from the Texas National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border to aid the federal government with border security efforts. “There is an escalating crisis … Continue reading
By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune As President Donald Trump threatens to shut down the U.S.-Mexico border, some of the highest-ranking Texans from within his own party are warning about the consequences of doing so.
By Julián Aguilar, Texas Tribune President Donald Trump’s administration on Monday said it will begin returning more migrants to Mexico after they apply for asylum in the U.S. and ordered Customs and Border Protection officials to speed up the redeployment … Continue reading
By Lauren Terrazas, Texas Public Radio The chief of U.S. Customs and Border Protection warned the surge of Central American migrants illegally crossing the U.S. southern border has pushed the country’s immigration system to its breaking point. Commissioner Kevin McAleenan made … Continue reading
Trump Falsely Said El Paso Was A Hub Of Violent Crime Before The Border Fence. Now He’s Holding A Rally There.
By Alex Samuels, Texas Tribune President Donald Trump‘s campaign announced Wednesday morning that he will hold a rally Feb. 11 in El Paso, just hours after the president’s State of the Union speech where he reiterated a repeatedly debunked claim that … Continue reading
By Julián Aguilar, Texas Tribune EL PASO — As the government shutdown approached its fifth week and Washington Democrats and President Donald Trump showed no signs of coming to an agreement on how to end the stalemate Tuesday, U.S. Border … Continue reading
By Matthew Watkins, Texas Tribune A Texas congressman said Friday that the federal government has officially removed all children from the Tornillo detention center for undocumented migrant youths, ending more than half a year of operation for a facility that was … Continue reading
President Trump is addressing the nation about border security tonight. Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Charles Schumer will give a joint response immediately following. The government is partially shut down, with Trump in a stalemate with Democrats over funding for … Continue reading
By Carlos Morales If you’re heading out of town this week for the holiday, you may spot an old familiar sight on Highway 90, heading west. After months of being out of commission, Customs and Border Protection’s Tethered Aerostat Radar System … Continue reading