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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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16 min ago | 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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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | 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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22 hrs ago | 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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TheBlaze.com

'Horrifying': Glenn Beck Says the Government Is...

Glenn Beck on Monday said the U.S. government is committing "damn near crimes against humanity" on its southern border, exposing tens of thousands of illegal immigrant children to brutality at the hands of drug cartels by failing to enforce our immigration laws.

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Washington Times

BROUN: Bordering on a policy failure

This month, I met a Guatemalan woman who spent $28,000 to get herself and each of her three young granddaughters into the United States through illegal means.

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Glenn Beck

Glenn: If we want the government to do less, we must do more

On Saturday, Glenn and Mercury One traveled to the border town of McAllen, Texas to distribute some $2 million worth of aid to local charities and churches.

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McClatchy

Sheriffs question Perry move to send National Guard troops to border

But sheriffs along the border said they have not been consulted and question the wisdom of sending military personnel who are not authorized to stop, question or arrest anyone.

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Glenn Beck

'It is a horrifying place to be': Glenn reflects on his visit to the Rio Grande River with Louie Gohmert

Before the sun had even risen on Saturday, Congressman Louie Gohmert took Glenn to the border in McAllen, Texas.

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News Max

Real Help for the Minors at Our Border

It is an honor to stand with MercuryOne.org and other compassionate leaders in aiding young immigrants on our borders.

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Boston.com

The Illegal Flow of Young Migrants Continues, Just Not as Fast

The wave of Central American child migrants heading to the United States in recent months, feeding a humanitarian crisis there, is showing some signs of abating.

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Glenn Beck

Here are 23 incredible photos from Glenna s visit to the border

On Saturday, photographer George Lange joined Glenn and Mercury One for their border relief event in McAllen, TX.

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The Washington Post

I went to Central America to find out why all those children are immigrating alone

Two young girls at a detention center in Nogales, Ariz., where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Progressive

An interview with Jose Antonio Vargas

Born in the Philippines and raised in the United States from the age of 12, he was part of The Washington Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting in 2008 for their coverage of the Virginia Tech shootings.

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Breitbart.com

...Troops to Head to Rio Grande Valley, Ranches in North Texas

MCALLEN, Texas-Texas media outlets are reporting Texas Governor Rick Perry is preparing to deploy the Texas National Guard to portions of the Texas/Mexico border.

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Free Republic

Protest Obama's Texas Rio Grande Valley Border Crisis and...

Obama's continuing lawlessness is totally out of control and is now threatening our very existence as a free Republic.

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