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Senator tells constituents his concern about immigration bill

March 12th, 2015


MARFA – Far West Texas state Sen. Jose Rodriguez addressed his concern to Presidio County constituents at a Marfa town hall meeting on Saturday about a proposed bill that would prohibit communities from being “sanctuary cities.” Sanctuary city is a term given to a city in the United States or

Homeland Security outlines guidelines for immigrant children to DREAM

Homeland Security outlines guidelines for immigrant children to DREAM

August 4th, 2012

WASHINGTON—The Department of Homeland Security today provided additional information on the deferred action for childhood arrivals process during a national media call in preparation for the August 15 implementation date.

On June 15, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano announced that certain people who came to the United States as children and meet other key …

Concern about the unmanned border crossing at BBNP

Concern about the unmanned border crossing at BBNP

March 15th, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) expressed concern about security risks posed by an unmanned border crossing at the Big Bend National Park, now under construction by the U.S. National Park Service. Hutchison’s comments on this matter and other border issues came at a hearing of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on …

Autopsy shows heat killed man found near Redford

August 18th, 2011


FAR WEST TEXAS – Autopsy results confirmed the body found last month in a creek north of Redford is that of Teofilo Rodriguez Anchondo, 54, of Chihuahua, Mexico.

Anchondo died from heat stroke, the autopsy showed.

“It was accidental, it was due to the high temperatures,” Chief Presidio Sheriff Deputy Joel Nuñez said.

The Mexican Consulate …

Fixing our broken immigration system

Fixing our broken immigration system

May 26th, 2011

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack

By U.S. Agriculture Secretary TOM VILSACK

Most Americans don’t recognize it, but farmers and the food they put on our tables play an important role in the high quality of life we enjoy.

Because our food is very affordable compared to most other countries, American families can spend more …

Con los republicanos en el poder, abundan medidas inmigratorias

February 5th, 2011


Cuando la Asamblea Legislativa de Texas se reúna por 82ª vez, los legisladores republicanos tendrán una supermayoría en la Cámara de Representantes. Gracias en parte a dos defecciones de demócratas que tuvieron lugar en diciembre, los republicanos tendrán una mayoría de dos tercios en la Cámara, otorgándoles el poder de aprobar cualquier …

Video: Napolitano on drug war

Video: Napolitano on drug war

February 1st, 2011

Janet Napolitano spoke at UTEP yesterday about border strategy. Read a report on her message here.

Payback all around the world?

January 28th, 2011

In answer to Lineaus Hooper Lorette, yes, America is in a dilemma with illegal aliens from Mexico and many other places. I think all wars are bad but they have been around since the beginning of the human race and most are justified. What about World Wars I and II? Both were very bad. Both …

Feds to reopen Boquillas border crossing

Feds to reopen Boquillas border crossing

January 12th, 2011


BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK – A clear, calm morning at Rio Grande Village in Big Bend National Park – a stone’s throw from Mexico – was interrupted briefly last Thursday when U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Alan Bersin swooped in on an agency helicopter.

The nation’s top border protection official came to …

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