Category Archives: Border

Pelosi to travel to border and South Texas children’s detention facility

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will travel to the southern border of the U.S. on Saturday to be briefed by Customs and Border Protection on the flood of unaccompanied minors entering the country.   The California Democrat will also tour … Continue reading

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Shelter in Texas for children crossing border alone

  A special shelter is being set up by Health and Human Services at Lackland Airforce Base in San Antonio for children who cross the Mexico/Texas border alone. It was ordered by the Department of Homeland Security in response to … Continue reading

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Citizens in Brownsville arrested by Border Patrol for asserting their rights

To refrain from answering questions by law enforcement when there’s no warrant, or you don’t know why you’re being asked, is generally thought to be acting within your Fourth Amendment rights.   On the Texas border, it gets sticky. U.S. Citizens … Continue reading

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Mexico’s oil and gas reserves go to international market; prepares for fracking in the gulf

    “After generations of state control, Mexico’s vast oil and gas reserves will soon open for business to the international market. In December 2013, Mexico’s Congress voted to break up the longstanding monopoly held by the state-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos — … Continue reading

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With coyotes in the dark

What is it like to grow up too fast? What a life she had. Left behind by her parents who settled in the U.S., led by a coyote in the dark, 12-year-old Noemi Alvarez Quillay was almost smuggled in but … Continue reading

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