• June 26, 2022

Tags : trump’s border

In El Paso court, migrants no longer get legal advocates

After being detained in a U.S. Border Patrol processing facility for more than seven weeks, a young Central American woman was finally able to tell immigration Judge Nathan Herbert the most harrowing part of her journey to the United States. “I was separated from my daughter. I need to be with her,” the woman, who […]Read More

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

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

Video+Info: Cornyn – HUMANE Act Would Address Crisis at the

WASHINGTON – Wednesday on the floor of the Senate U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) called on Democrats to support a real solution to the humanitarian and security crisis at our southern border, like his HUMANE Act. Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s floor remarks are below: “First, we need to get additional funding to the departments and […]Read More