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Jose Antonio Vargas, founder of Define American, holds up a copy of "A Nation of Immigrants" by John F. Kennedy, a book he says he carries with him at all times, during his testimony during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on "Comprehensive Immigration Reform" on Capitol Hill on Feb. 13, 2013 Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Allison Shelley/Getty Images)

Advocacy Group Calls On Obama To Use Authority To Release Immigration Activist Being Detained By Border Patrol

Prominent immigration activist and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, who has lived and worked in the U.S. without legal documentation for years, was detained by U.S. Border Patrol agents on Tuesday at a South Texas airport.

07/15/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents escort a group of undocumented immigrants into custody with helicopter support from the U.S. Office of Air and Marine on May 20, 2013 near the U.S.-Mexico border in Havana, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Immigrant Boy Who Died Crossing Border Buried In Guatemala

A 15-year-old Guatemalan boy whose death became a symbol of the perils facing children attempting to illegally cross into the United States was buried in his hometown Saturday, amid prayers and tears from his family.

07/14/2014

Senator Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has joined Texas Gov. Rick Perry in calling on President Barack Obama to visit the Mexican border personally, with Cruz sending Obama actual directions to the border from Obama’s planned fundraiser stops in Austin and Dallas.   (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cruz Sends Obama Map With Directions From Fundraisers To Border Towns

Senator Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has joined Texas Gov. Rick Perry in calling on President Barack Obama to visit the Mexican border personally, with Cruz sending Obama actual directions to the border from Obama’s planned fundraiser stops in Austin and Dallas.

07/09/2014

Construction permits reveal plans for a facility in McAllen that could accommodate about 1,000 children. (David McNew/Getty Images)

U.S. Plans Child Migrant Processing Center In Texas

Construction permits reveal plans for a facility in McAllen that could accommodate about 1,000 children.

06/23/2014

File photo of woman getting a sonogram. (credit: GENT SHKULLAKU/AFP/Getty Images)

New Texas Abortion Law Closes 2 More Clinics

The last abortion clinic in the vast, impoverished Rio Grande Valley closed Thursday, along with the sole remaining clinic in the 100-mile stretch between Houston and the Louisiana border, posing a tall obstacle to women seeking to end pregnancies across a wide swath of the nation’s second-largest state.

03/06/2014

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50 Threes A Game? That’s The Goal For The Rio Grande Valley Vipers

How will the Vipers three point strategy translate to the NBA?

SportsRadio 610–03/04/2014

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Texas Votes In First Election Day Under ID Law

Texans approved dedicating $2 billion to the state water plan on Tuesday, while Houston residents re-elected their mayor and rejected a plan to renovate the Astrodome in the first statewide election where officials checked voters’ photo IDs.

11/05/2013

File photo of Border Patrol at the Texas-Mexico border. (credit: Getty Images)

Cartel Towns Pose Challenge For Immigration Reform

Just across the Rio Grande from Brownsville, Texas, stands a dormitory-style shelter filled with people recently deported from the U.S. and other migrants waiting to cross the border.

05/20/2013

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Royce White Continues To Dodge Questions

Kind of a problem for an NBA player.

SportsRadio 610–12/19/2012