San Antonio braces for spike in migrants with looming end of Trump-era policy
The daily number of people passing through the center ranges from under 1,000 to up to 1,800 already, one city official said, and an assistant city manager estimates the number of migrants coming through the MRC will jump by about 30% with the end of Title 42.
Visa revoked for mother who lost two sons in deadliest smuggling case
This Thursday marks four months since a tractor-trailer full of bodies was discovered on Quintana Road. The Honduran mother of two migrants that died was set to be in San Antonio this weekend, but she said her visa was later revoked.
Search continues for ‘Perla’ in connection with migrants lured onto plane from San Antonio to Martha’s Vineyard
The League Of Latin American Citizens or LULAC identified the person allegedly connected to luring migrants onto charted flights in September. Why the nonprofit fears she might be a flight risk.
Man charged in deadly tractor-trailer incident in San Antonio pleads not guilty
One of the men facing federal charges in connection with the tractor-tractor incident on the city’s Southwest Side in June that resulted in the deaths of 53 people pleaded not guilty Thursday, according to the US Magistrate’s Office.
Smugglers and scouts outnumber sheriff’s deputies in counties like Brooks
It’s an operation that Brooks County sheriffs deputies say knows no time and has no bounds. Smuggling of migrants can happen in backroads or in high traffic areas. Reporter Alicia Barrera and photojournalist Sal Salazar take you to areas where migrants are often loaded up to be smuggled across the nation.
What does Operation Lone Star look like miles away from the border?
Operation Lone Star has helped fund the miles of concertina wire and militarization along the U.S. border. But how are funds invested in communities more than 80 miles north of the border? Reporter Alicia Barrera and photojournalist Sal Salazar visit Brooks County for a closer look.
Secretary of Homeland Security travels to Del Rio for update on Haitian migrant situation
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas will be in Del Rio on Monday to receive an operational briefing on steps being taken to address the situation involving the mass expulsion of Haitian migrants from the border city.
Texas lawmakers to tour Texas-Mexico border in Rio Grande Valley on Wednesday
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar and U.S. Rep. Tony Gonzales will tour the Texas-Mexico border in the Rio Grande Valley on Wednesday to get an update on the migrant surge in the region. The congressional delegation from Texas will be joined by Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona.