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McAllen, Texas is located in Hidalgo County. Zip codes in McAllen, TX include 78503, 78502, and 78505. The median home price in McAllen is $175,000. More McAllen information.

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1 hr ago | Breitbart.com

Six Cartel Members Dead in Border Shootout

MCALLEN, Texas-The ongoing dispute between factions of the Gulf Cartel over control of the area just south of the Texas Border resulted in the death of six cartel hitmen in various firefights.

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3 hrs ago | ABC News

6 Dead in Mexico Border Shootings

The Tamaulipas state government says the shootings followed a series of gun battles between rival gangs in the area around Reynosa, across the border from McAllen, Texas.

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6 hrs ago | Fayetteville Free Weekly

Locals Show Support for Mirgrant Children

Standing with signs that read "Stop Separating Families," and "Immigration is an American Experience," Northwest Arkansas residents gathered in solidarity at a fasting vigil for Latino migrant children Monday, July 21. The event, Standing Watch With All The Children, was organized by a collaboration between the Omni Center for Peace, Justice and ... (more)

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11 hrs ago | Business Journal

More health care workers have less education, but no so much in Denver

Workers with lower levels of education are making up a larger part of the American health-care workforce - but less so in Denver than in any other area of the country, according to a study released late Wednesday .

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

NBC Los Angeles

City of Bell Considers Sheltering Immigrant Children

In this June 20, 2014 file photo, immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally stand in line for tickets at the bus station after they were released from a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in McAllen, Texas.

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Deseret News

Border crisis presents cruelty's many sides

Immigrants who have been detained while crossing the border are housed inside the McAllen Border Patrol Station in McAllen, Texas, Tuesday July 15, 2014.

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KWTX

Texas Woman Used Bingo Cash To Buy Assault Rifles

Yadira Garcia, 35, of Alamo, could be sentenced to as much as 30 years in federal prison after she was convicted of lying on purchase records for five assault rifles she says she used bingo winnings to pay for.

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KTEN-TV Denison

Texan claimed bingo cash paid for assault rifles

A South Texas woman who says she used bingo winnings to buy five assault rifles has been convicted of lying on the purchase records.

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CBS News

House Republicans unveil plan to tackle border crisis

Immigrants who have been caught crossing the border illegally are housed inside the McAllen Border Patrol Station in McAllen, Texas where they are processed.

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ThinkProgress

For Immigrants In This Texas Valley, Being Undocumented Means Never Leaving Town

The recent detention of the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist-turned-advocate, Jose Antonio Vargas, in the border down of McAllen, Texas, made clear that border patrol agents remain indiscriminate in arresting undocumented immigrants.

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Los Angeles Times

Unaccompanied children are the focus of L.A. annual immigrant's Mass

Worshippers line up to see the relic of Santo Toribio, the saint of immigrants, at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels in downtown Los Angeles after an annual celebration for immigrants on Sunday.

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The Charlotte Observer

General: Guard to take observation role at border

McALLEN, Texas Most of the 1,000 National Guard troops headed to the Texas-Mexico border will take up observational positions and detain people only if they interfere with their mission, a top general over the deployment said Tuesday.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Secretary Johnson announces 192 criminal arrests in ongoing ICE...

As part of the U.S. Government's aggressive campaign to respond to the recent rise in illegal migration into South Texas, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, joined by U.S. Deputy Attorney General James Cole, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Thomas Winkowski, U.S. Customs and Border Protection ... (more)

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Chron

Around the area & state:

Two police officers in South Texas were shot Tuesday while serving a warrant and the suspected shooter was barricaded inside a house, authorities said.

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ABC News

2 South Texas Police Officers Shot Serving Warrant

Authorities say two police officers in South Texas have been shot and the suspected shooter has barricaded himself inside a house.

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MySanAntonio.com

Archbishop: treat immigrant children with "traditional American compassion"

San Antonio Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller smiles while talking to the media prior to visiting patients at Children's Hospital Monday afternoon.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Texas Frustrated Land Has Become Highway for Illegal Immigrants

On Monday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry said it's time to send in the National Guard. He's authorizing the deployment of 1,000 troops to his state's border with Mexico to bolster security.

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Anchorage Daily News

Alaska senators weigh in on unaccompanied minors crisis at US-Mexico border

Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski got a firsthand look last week at the nation's ongoing immigration crisis, as part of what she described as an "eye-opening" trip to Texas she took to see how the federal government is dealing with the 57,000 unaccompanied children from Central America who have been apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border since October.

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Tyler Morning Telegraph

Rep. Simpson back from Valley tour

Courtesy State Rep. David Simpson, R-Longview, stands between two Border Patrol agents while touring Del rio Customs and Border Protection station and detention center State Representative David Simpson, R-Longview, has returned from a weeklong tour of the Rio Grande Valley, investigating the state of the border and discussing measures in response ... (more)

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Honduran teens struggle to find new life in Austin

Local nonprofits say they have started to feel the effect of the many children showing up at the Texas border.

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