• December 7, 2021

Tags : border crisis

Gallery+Story: Congressional delegations visit Clint, Hondo Pass Border Patrol Stations

Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, and Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16), member of the House Judiciary Committee and Freshman Representative of the Hispanic Caucus, led a delegation to El Paso and Clint to investigate several facilities used to detain immigrants. The visit to the Border Patrol stations came on the heels […]Read More

Story in Many Pics: ‘Faith Action’ at Stanton Street Bridge

On Thursday, Bishop Mark J. Seitz of the Diocese of El Paso and clergy of the Diocese of Ciudad Juárez participated in the binational ‘Faith Action’ at the Stanton Street bridge in Downtown El Paso. As the temperatures in the area soared above 100 degrees, Bishiop Seitz, Rev. Javier Calvill  and scores of migrants met and marched […]Read More

House, Senate have passed competing border aid bills. How would

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Amid a raging nationwide debate over the dire conditions of migrant detention centers, the U.S. House and Senate rushed to pass competing bills this week to address an unfolding crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. Both the Democratic-controlled House and the Republican-controlled Senate approved bills with around $4.5 billion aimed at improving conditions […]Read More

Trump renews pledge to deport millions, but ICE reality is

President Donald Trump has begun his reelection bid by reviving a campaign promise to deport “millions of illegal aliens” from the United States, saying his administration will get to work on that goal “next week” with raids across the country. But the president’s ambitious deportation goals have crashed, again and again, into the earthly reality […]Read More

Hurd on the Hill: Addressing the Border Crisis

Our South and West Texas communities are bearing the brunt of the immigration crisis. When crisscrossing the 23rd District of Texas, I consistently hear that folks I represent are concerned about the influx of migrants and subsequent releases by the Customs and Border Patrol. Residents are rightfully concerned about this issue, and the ramifications for […]Read More

Trump backs off tariff threat, says Mexico will help stem

President Donald Trump announced Friday evening that his administration has reached a deal with the Mexican government over immigration and the punitive tariffs he threatened to impose on Mexican imports have been postponed indefinitely. “I am pleased to inform you that The United States of America has reached a signed agreement with Mexico. The Tariffs scheduled […]Read More

Migrant apprehensions continue to surge on Texas-Mexico border

The surge of unauthorized migration that has the U.S. Border Patrol sounding alarm bells continues to rise to modern-day records, according to government statistics released Wednesday. Across the southwest border, about 133,000 migrants were apprehended or surrendered to border agents on the southwest border in May, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Approximately 11,400 […]Read More

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