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.
TRUST INDEX: A pair of popular memes make unfounded claims about border situation
With an increase in media coverage and attention to the rise in migrant crossings into the United States, the use of social media and memes has also increased, many of which, mischaracterize what’s happening on the border.