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Harlingen, Texas is located in Cameron County. Zip codes in Harlingen, TX include 78553, 78550, and 78552. The median home price in Harlingen is $135,000 which is roughly $53/per square foot. More Harlingen information.

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Saturday | Free Republic

Report: 117% increase in children 12 and younger crossing border alone

Not only have more unaccompanied children illegally crossed the southern border this year - more than twice last year's total - but they are crossing at much younger ages, according to a study released this week.


Wed Jul 23, 2014


Texas Woman Used Bingo Cash To Buy Assault Rifles

Yadira Garcia, 35, of Alamo, could be sentenced to as much as 30 years in federal prison after she was convicted of lying on purchase records for five assault rifles she says she used bingo winnings to pay for.


KTEN-TV Denison

Texan claimed bingo cash paid for assault rifles

A South Texas woman who says she used bingo winnings to buy five assault rifles has been convicted of lying on the purchase records.


Mon Jul 21, 2014


A declaration of disdain

There has been a huge rise in the number of illegal immigrants making the journey from Central America to the United States, and most of them are children.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014


Plan to buy Weslaco hotel for unaccompanied minors scrapped

Amid a rash of negative publicity, the main contractor handling the influx of unaccompanied minors from Central America, abruptly scrapped its plan to buy a resort-style hotel in Weslaco and convert it into a 600-bed residential center for the children.


Mon Jul 14, 2014


Texas man wins buffalo chip toss in Nebraska

A Texas man has won the men's championship at the annual World Championship Buffalo Chip Toss at the Fur Trade Days event in Chadron.


Sat Jul 12, 2014

Free Republic

Brownsville organization opens center for immigrants in Harlingen

A Brownsville-based organization that shelters undocumented immigrant children will open a 'processing center' in Harlingen amid a surge of Central American immigrants that has filled immigrant shelters in the Rio GrandeValley, reports Friday said.


Fri Jul 11, 2014

KTRE-TV Lufkin

US border effort sputters as migrants cross again

FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2012 file photo, a newly arrived person who was caught in Arizona by the U.S. .

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Sun Jul 06, 2014


Veterans turn to American Legion for medical help

She looked too nice and put together for someone depressed, King was told. "I have a son, I'm his only support system, I have to keep it together" King recalled telling the VA office in El Paso, trying to explain why she didn't look disheveled.


Fri Jul 04, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Boy injured in fire that killed grandmother dies

A 5-year-old boy has died after sustaining injuries in a South Texas apartment fire earlier this week in which his grandmother died.


Thu Jul 03, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Obama under pressure to visit U.S.-Mexico border

A news conference is held on Thursday at the Harlingen Immigration Court parking lot on Jefferson Ave at which House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte , and Rep. Darrell Issa , left, discussed this weekis trip to the RGV Sector of the U.S.-Mexico border by several members of the House Judiciary Committee.


Wed Jul 02, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Chase leads police to more than $43,000 in fake bills

Two men with a bag of counterfeit $100 bills who were trying to elude police couldn't run fast enough, police say.



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