EAST LOS ANGELES — By the time his plane touched down in California at the end of a whirlwind week, Julián Castro had set an early political benchmark in the crowded presidential race.
Of a $4.5 billion emergency funding package proposed by the U.S. House of Representatives, $60 million would reimburse cities that helped asylum seekers.
The troops will help at temporary holding facilities in the Rio Grande Valley and El Paso and aid Border Patrol units along ports of entry, officials said.
A former U.S. ambassador to Honduras suggests policy changes to address the immigration crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.
San Antonio author and Brownsville native Rudy Ruiz uses current events to inform short stories about the border and immigration.