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  1. Deaths mount as river surgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | TheMonitor.com

    Deaths and rescues on the Rio Grande have been increasing in the last month as water volume has strengthened the river current, putting anyone attempting to cross it in grave danger, according to officials. At least four bodies have been recovered so far this year from the Rio Grande, including one unidentified man last Wednesday, according to the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office. 1 comment

  2. Cuellar recalls Trump calling him a loser six years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | TheMonitor.com

    Congressman Henry Cuellar meets with Mexican businessman Carlos Slim during a meeting on Friday with Mexican leaders and businessmen in Mexico City to discuss U.S.-Mexico relations. Courtesy photo.

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  3. 40,000 Haitian, African and Middle Eastern immigrants expected to descend on U.S. borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    An estimated 40,000 immigrants from Haiti, Africa and the Middle East are expected to descend on U.S. borders and try to cross illegally next year, U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar said Tuesday. The estimate comes from the Costa Rican ambassador to the United States, Roman Macaya, who is expecting to receive the immigrants in his country before they attempt to make their way into Mexico and, eventually, the United States, Cuellar said.

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  4. Trump team surveying borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    RIO GRANDE CITY,Tx- Congressman Henry Cuellar District 28, stands in front of Surveillance balloon that helps agents along Texas-Mexico border near Rio Grande City Wednesday Dec.14,2016. Photo by Delcia Lopez [email protected] RIO GRANDE CITY,Tx- Eight 55-foot balloons with military-grade surveillance cameras are providing U.S. Border Patrol agents an eye in the sky along the Texas-Mexico border.

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  5. EDITORIAL: CBP actions on immigrants encouraging - lawmakers still need to actRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Construction equipment levels an area next to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection area at the Donna International Bridge that will be used to temporarily house immigrants in tents Wednesday November 30, 2016 in Donna. photo by Nathan [email protected] U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske, center, speaks next to Director, Field-Operantions David P. Higgerson, Laredo Office, left, and Joint Task Force-West South Texas Corridor Commander Manuel Padilla, Jr. as the media tours the temporary holding facility which will hold undocumented unaccompanied childen next to the Donna-Rio Bravo International Bridge December 7, 2016 in Donna.

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  6. Massive tent pitched to deal with migrant influxRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske, center, speaks next to Director, Field-Operantions David P. Higgerson, Laredo Office, left, and Joint Task Force-West South Texas Corridor Commander Manuel Padilla, Jr. as the media tours the temporary holding facility which will hold undocumented unaccompanied childen next to the Donna-Rio Bravo International Bridge December 7, 2016 in Donna. Photo by Joel [email protected] The media tours the temporary holding facility which will hold undocumented unaccompanied childen next to the Donna-Rio Bravo International bridge December 7, 2016 in Donna.

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  7. EDITORIAL: Tent city in Donna response to immigration surgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    As Monitor Reporter Kristian Hernandez predicted last month, an extraordinary shift in migration patterns appear to be occurring, setting the stage for possibly the highest number of immigrants in years crossing into South Texas this month. With Donald Trump taking office in January, the holidays upon us, and increasing poverty and crime in Latin America, a myriad of factors are converging to drive thousands to our Southwest border with greater urgency and numbers not seen in decades.

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  8. COMMENTARY: Don't build a wall in the RGVRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    A farm truck crosses over the south side of border wall March 30, 2016 near Progreso. photo by joel [email protected] A US Border Patrol agent patrols north side of border wall at the edge of a sugarcane field March 30, 2016 near Progreso.

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  9. Three South Texas congressmen tout their agendas for regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    U.S. Reps. JoaquA n Castro, center left, RubA n Hinojosa and Henry Cuellar stand for the Pledge of Allegiance with Veronica Gonzalez, left, at the beginning of the RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce's Congressional Luncheon Wednesday October 19, 2016 in McAllen.

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  10. Retired boxer finds life in El Paso good way to share skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    The El Paso Times reports it is a hard knock life, a Spartan life and it is not for everyone. But for those special few, it is everything.

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  11. DHR begins offering pediatric liver transplant servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Zoe Blaylock, 11, a liver transplant recipient, stands with her father, John Blaylock, as she talk about her experience as Doctors Hospital at Renaissance holds a press conference to announce the first pediatric liver transplant program in the Rio Grande Valley at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance August 31, 2016 in Edinburg.

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  12. Starr County opposes herbicide spraying along Rio GrandeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    The Starr County Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution opposing aerial spraying of herbicides along the banks of the Rio Grande which environmentalists argue would pose safety risks to residents. The spraying is part of an effort by the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board to eradicate Carrizo cane along the river.

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  13. New federal building still a possibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Plans for a new federal courthouse in McAllen appear to be on track after Congressman Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, met with the chairman of a committee essential to the process. Cuellar, during a brief conference at the Mission Chamber of Commerce, said Friday he met with Judge D. Brooks Smith, chairman of the Committee on Space and Facilities for U.S. Courts, Mayor Jim Darling and staff members of U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Texas and Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, to name a few.

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  14. Casino bus tours continue a week after a rollover crash killed 9 and injured 43Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Driver Valentin Villareal boarding an S&R Tours charter bus Monday, May 23, 2016 outside the Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino and Hotel in Eagle Pass. Photo by Kristian Hernandez [email protected] Daniel Garcia, 21, boarding the bus Sunday, May 22, 2015 after a brief stop in McAllen.

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  15. Migrant deaths forecasted to surpass last year's numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Summer is the deadliest time of the year for migrants crossing illegally into the United States, but the number of bodies recovered by U.S. Border Patrol agents so far this year has nearly reached the total of last fiscal year. During fiscal year 2015, agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector recovered 69 migrant bodies compared to 68 in the last eight months, according to spokesman Lt.

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  16. Migrant deaths forecasted to surpass last years numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Summer is the deadliest time of the year for migrants crossing illegally into the United States, but the number of bodies recovered by U.S. Border Patrol agents so far this year has nearly reached the total of last fiscal year. During fiscal year 2015, agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector recovered 69 migrant bodies compared to 68 in the last eight months, according to spokesman Lt.

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  17. San Juan bus company in fatal crash has faced vehicle problems beforeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    The small South Texas bus company involved in a rollover crash that killed nine people and injured 44 others had twice been ordered by Louisiana state inspectors in 2015 to take one of its buses off the road to fix brake and emergency exit problems. Records posted online by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration show that regulators ordered OGA Charters to sideline the bus in May 2015 because of brake problems and again in August of last year when they were getting worse.

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  18. 8 fatalities reported in bus rollover on U.S. 83Read the original story

    May 14, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Eight people died and about 40 were hospitalized when a charter bus rolled over Saturday morning on North U.S. 83 in Webb County, authorities said. Voters in Donna last weekend rejected a $22 million school bond proposed by Donna Independent School District to build a new middle school.

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