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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 $179,000 which is roughly $71/per square foot. More McAllen information.

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Local news for McAllen, TX continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Fil-Am Jose Vargas to bring 'Define American' to Texas

REDWOOD CITY, California Filipino-American Jose Antonio Vargas is arguably the most famous undocumented immigrant in America, and he's getting involved in the immigration crisis at the US-Mexico border.

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4 hrs ago | News Max

Glenn Beck Says He's Getting Death Threats Over Immigrant Aid

TV pundit Glenn Beck says his plan to help unaccompanied children who have illegally crossed the border has led to threats calling for his death.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

As immigration wave continues, Lubbock man assists with humanitarian needs at border

Rudy Zapata was overwhelmed when he arrived in McAllen and saw the children and adults in need of basic necessities.

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National Public Radio

Should President Obama Visit The Texas Border?

Immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally stand in line for bus tickets after their release in June from a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in McAllen, Texas.

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Forbes.com

Obama Asks For $3.7 Billion To Aid Border But What We Really Need Is Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Yesterday, President Obama requested close to $4 billion from Congress to help handle the surge of young migrants - mostly children 12 years old and under - crossing the Texas border from Central America.

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Sister Toldjah

Tweet of the Week: On Obama, the border crisis, & his refusal to visit

Maybe someone should tell @BarackObama there's a fundraiser in McAllen, TX, so he couldn't resist going near the #border .

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TheBlaze.com

Border Patrol Official: DHS Ordered Illegal Immigrant Holding...

Department of Homeland Security officials are stonewalling lawmakers who try to make unannounced visits to immigrant detention facilities throughout the country and are closing off public roads along the U.S.-Mexico border in an effort to keep journalists from reporting on the growing illegal immigration crisis, federal law enforcement officials ... (more)

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Fleet Owner Magazine

Lawsuit launched over Navistar EGR engines

Inc. on behalf of three trucking clients that are seeking redress for "known defects and problems" with 2010 emissions compliant MaxxForce engines.

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Houston Chronicle

Q&A on push to treat young immigrants as refugees

In this June 20, 2014 photo, a woman is helped from one boxcar to another, as Central American migrants wait atop the train they were riding north, hours after it suffered a minor derailment in a remote wooded area outside Reforma de Pineda, Chiapas state, Mexico.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

KWBU-TV Waco

After Immigration Meeting Rebuff, Perry Accepts Obama's Invite to Dallas Roundtable

"Gov. Perry is pleased that President Obama has accepted his invitation to discuss the humanitarian and national security crises along our southern border, and he looks forward to meeting with the president tomorrow," Perry spokesman Travis Considine told the Tribune in an email.

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The Cuero Record, Cuero, Texas

Newly hired librarian hopes to offer eBooks for checkout

Those who have visited the Cuero Public Library recently may have noticed a new face stacking shelves and assisting patrons.

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Sweetness & Light

Sheila Jackson Lee Passed Out Lollipops To Illegal Aliens

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee believes the border crisis is not a national security threat, despite gangsters having already been apprehended along the United States-Mexico border.

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The Jackson Sun

Debra Saunders column:Wading through the immigration arguments

There's no question there's a crisis. In 2011, some 4,000 unaccompanied children were caught after crossing into the United States.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

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In this June 20, 2014 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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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Texas militia leader's video on border patrols draws fire

'You point your gun ... between his eyes, and you say, 'Get back across the border or you will be shot."

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Jackson County Pilot

Gladys I. Armstrong, 85

Gladys Irene Armstrong died of natural causes on June 13, at the Rio Grande Regional Hospital in McAllen, Texas.

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The Jackson Sun

Voices: Why deportations won't stop the border deluge

REYNOSA, Mexico a?? It took Brian Soler Redondo seven months to get from his home in Comayagua, Honduras, to this city on Mexico's northern border with Texas.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Connecticut Post

South Texas shows drama behind illegal immigration

In this June 25, 2014 photo, a group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally are stopped in Granjeno, Texas.

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Los Angeles Times

Deportation data won't dispel rumors drawing migrant minors to U.S.

Young Guatemalans are questioned near McAllen, Texas, last month after crossing the Rio Grande into the U.S. President Obama and his aides have repeatedly sought to dispel the rumors driving thousands of children and teens from Central America to cross the U.S. border each month with the expectation they will be given a permiso and allowed to stay.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Townhall

Deporting Oneself Well

Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., and Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry faced off Thursday at a House Homeland Security Committee field hearing in McAllen, Texas, on the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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