Posts Tagged immigration
March 12th, 2015
By SARAH M. VASQUEZ
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
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 …
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 …
August 18th, 2011
By BENJAMIN WERMUND
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 …
May 26th, 2011
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 …
February 5th, 2011
Por ALBERTO TOMÁS HALPERN
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 …
February 1st, 2011
Janet Napolitano spoke at UTEP yesterday about border strategy. Read a report on her message here.
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 …
January 12th, 2011
By ALBERTO TOMAS HALPERN
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 …