• December 7, 2021

Tags : border crisis

Trump’s emergency declaration could mean Texas’ military installations lose millions

Texas’ largest military bases could lose tens of millions of dollars already earmarked for future projects if President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to build a border barrier withstands legal challenges and the administration diverts money from the military for wall construction. The bases include U.S. Army and Air Force installations at Joint Base San Antonio, […]Read More

Ted Cruz, John Cornyn vote against Joaquin Castro’s resolution blocking

WASHINGTON — Backing a resolution spearheaded by U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-San Antonio, the U.S. Senate voted Thursday to block President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to build a wall along the U.S-Mexico border. Several Republicans joined their Democratic colleagues in support of the measure, but Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz of Texas both voted against the resolution —which Trump has […]Read More

Video+Info: Diocese of El Paso calls for Volunteers, Donations to

On Tuesday, the Catholic Diocese sent out a call for volunteers and donations for the Diocesan Migrant Center located at the Diocese of El Paso’s Catholic Pastoral Center. The migrant center is currently seeing between 80-100 migrant refugees daily. Once refugees arrive at the facility, they are given a change of clothes, the ability to […]Read More

Op-Ed: Hurd on the Hill: We must secure our Southern

I have devoted the entirety of my adult life to keeping Americans safe. For nearly a decade, I served as an undercover officer in the CIA during the Global War on Terror. My job was to stop bad people from doing bad things in our homeland. Since being in Congress, I’ve made border security one […]Read More

Video: Cornyn – Latest Border Data Confirms a Crisis

During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) delivered remarks on Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) response to human trafficking and illegal immigration across the U.S.-Mexico border. Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s remarks are below, and video can be found above. “We know that CBP is facing unprecedented challenges today, and […]Read More

As El Paso region sees surge in migrant crossings, nonprofit

SUNLAND PARK, N.M. — The statue of Mount Cristo Rey standing over this small border community is the site of an annual pilgrimage near the Texas-New Mexico state lines, where tens of thousands gather each October to celebrate their Catholic faith and honor the sacrifices it demands. This month, however, the site bore witness to a different […]Read More

Op-Ed: White Girl in a Brown City

I grew up in El Paso, was born here. As a teenager, I used to walk the streets with my friends at all hours of the night. And sometimes, I walked alone. I was never afraid, even in a time when gangs were fairly prevalent here, I walked without fear. And though we had gangs at […]Read More

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