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Actress America Ferrera visits migrant children in McAllen

Jul 29, 2014 • mySanAntonio.com
"I'm one of those immigrant kids," Pacheo told The Monitor about his childhood in Texas. "I was fortunate enough to have folks provide me books; I just want to make sure other kids have books as well." The program is expected to run at least until the ... More

A grim wait for migrants at Border Patrol station in McAllen, Texas

Jul 16, 2014 • Los Angeles Times
The number of immigrants coming across the border near the southern tip of Texas, the epicenter of the crisis, has fallen recently, Duff said. Agents are catching about 900 migrants a day crossing the Rio Grande, compared with 1,200 a day last month ... More

Poll: Immigration concerns rise with tide of kids

Jul 29, 2014 • The Idaho Statesman
McALLEN, Texas — For nearly two months, images of immigrant children who have crossed the border without a parent, only to wind up in concrete holding cells once in the United States, have tugged at heartstrings. Yet most Americans now say U.S. law ... More

Jose Antonio Vargas, symbol of immigration debate, freed after detention

Jul 15, 2014 • CNN
On Tuesday, U.S. Border Patrol agents detained the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist-turned-activist in McAllen, Texas, after he told them he was in the country illegally, officials said. He was released on his own recognizance with a notice to appear ... More

Children crossing border: 'Obama will take care of us'

Jul 27, 2014 • WND.com
McALLEN, Texas – In an exclusive interview with WND and Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Texas, a 13-year Border Patrol veteran revealed many in the recent surge of illegal immigrants, including unaccompanied minors, are coming prepared to game the U.S. ... More

Everything You Need to Know About Mercury One's Border Relief Effort

Jul 19, 2014 • TheBlaze.com
Mercury One, the charity founded by Glenn Beck, went to the border in McAllen, Texas on Saturday to distribute tractor-trailers full of food, water, clothing and toys to the illegal immigrant children who are pouring into the United States. While Beck ... More

"A View From The Border: Signs From A Surprising Rally In Texas"

Jul 20, 2014 • ThinkProgress
MCALLEN, TX — At least 60 advocates braved sauna-like conditions near the Texas border on Saturday to rally across the street from the McAllen Border Patrol Station, showing their support for the influx of unaccompanied Latin American children being ... More

"The Inspiring Work Being Done To Show What Jesus Would Do At The Border"

Jul 24, 2014 • ThinkProgress
McALLEN, TX — It was only 2:30 in the afternoon, but they were already running low on children's shoes. “We're out of certain kid's sizes,” a worried-looking volunteer said as she pointed toward the back of the large, merchandise-filled room. Between ... More

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