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Tuesday Aug 5 | National Geographic

Texas Church Becomes Oasis for Central American Migrants, Their Childr

Migrant families rest on the floor at an emergency shelter at the Sacred Heart Church, which has aided 5,400 migrants since June.


Related Topix: McAllen, TX, Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, World News, Mexico,

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.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison, Harlingen, TX, World News, Mexico, McAllen, TX

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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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Harlingen, TX, World News, Mexico, San Antonio, TX

Sun Jul 20, 2014


Perry expected to call up National Guard to Rio Grande Valley

Hidalgo County Precinct 3 Constable Lazaro Gallardo, Jr., and a deputy talk with a 4-year-old boy and his 17-year-old uncle from Honduras who approached Gallardo in Anzaldulas Park after crossing the Rio Grande from Mexico in Mission.


Related Topix: San Antonio, TX, Hidalgo County, TX, Mission, TX, World News, Mexico,

Sun Jul 13, 2014


On Texas border, volunteers get to work to help flood of immigrants

The old-fashioned trolley bus stopped just outside Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and eight or so passengers - new immigrants who had just stolen across the Rio Grande from Mexico - filed off, clutching water bottles and manila envelopes marked with their intended destinations in the U.S. A man, frowning, headed for the door of the church with a ... (more)


Related Topix: Texas, Immigration Reform, University of Texas Pan American, World News, Mexico, Texas A&M University