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  1. Volunteers help immigrants released from center in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    Volunteers from faith-based and grassroots organizations have spent their early morning for several weeks helping people released from an immigrant detention center in South Texas prepare for their journeys across the country. The Brownsville Herald reports they are continuing work that started in McAllen when public outrage over the Trump administration's "zero tolerance policy" and family separations at the border hit its peak earlier this year.

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  2. Sex abuse claims raise pressure to reunite migrant familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    This May 25, 2018, file photo provided by Evelin Roxana Meyer shows her son, Eduardo Almendarez Meyer, right, alongside his father and her husband, Douglas Almendarez, in La Union, Honduras, a day before they left for the United States. Evelin was told in August that her son won't be leaving the U.S. until Nov. 27. Eduardo has been held at a government-contracted shelter in Brownsville, Texas, since he was separated from his father in early June.

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  3. Complaint: US officials coerced migrants to sign documentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    In this Aug. 9, 2018, file photo, provided by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, mothers and their children stand in line at South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas. A complaint expected to be filed Thursday, Aug. 23 with the Department of Homeland Security alleges that immigration authorities coerced dozens of parents separated from their children at the border to sign documents they didn't understand.

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  4. APNewsBreak: Complaint: Migrant parents coerced by officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    In this Aug. 9, 2018, file photo, provided by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, mothers and their children stand in line at South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas. A complaint expected to be filed Thursday, Aug. 23 with the Department of Homeland Security alleges that immigration authorities coerced dozens of parents separated from their children at the border to sign documents they didn't understand.

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  5. APNewsBreak: Complaint claims ICE coerced immigrant parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    In this June 17, 2018 file photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas. A complaint expected to be filed Thursday, Aug. 23 with the Department of Homeland Security alleges that immigration authorities coerced dozens of parents separated from their children at the border to sign documents they didn't understand.

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  6. Texas unemployment rate for July remains at 4 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    The Texas unemployment rate stood at 4 percent for the second consecutive month, just a tick below the national jobless figure of 4.1 percent. The commission said Texas added about 23,500 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in July, marking 25 consecutive months of employment growth.

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  7. AAA: Texas retail gasoline prices fall 2 cents this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    The average retail gasoline price in Texas fell by rose 2 cents per gallon this week but remain the most expensive August prices since 2014. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump statewide was $2.63 per gallon.

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  8. Police: Texas mall robbery suspects nabbed; no shots firedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    Glass cases being smashed during an attempted robbery Saturday at a jewelry store in a popular Texas mall were misconstrued as gunfire and sent people running for the exits, authorities and witnesses said. All known suspects in the attempted robbery at the La Plaza Mall in McAllen were taken into custody, the city's police chief, Victor Rodriguez, said in a statement that the city government posted on Twitter.

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  9. The Latest: Sheriff says Texas mall robbery suspects nabbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    Authorities say an attempted robbery at a jewelry store prompted a heavy police response following initial reports of an active shooter at a Texas mall. McAllen police Chief Victor Rodriguez said in a statement that the city posted on its Twitter page that the reports of shots fired Saturday were actually the result of glass cases that were smashed at the store at the La Plaza Mall.

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  10. Authorities say there's an active shooting situation at a mall in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    Authorities say there's an active shooting situation at a mall in McAllen, Texas, and warn the public to stay away.

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  11. Texas jobless rate for June 4 percent, same as US figureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    The Texas Workforce Commission on Friday announced last month's statewide jobless figure compares to 4.1 percent in May. The U.S. unemployment rate in May had reached an 18-year low at 3.8 percent before rising during June. TWC officials say the Midland area had the lowest jobless rate in Texas last month at 2.4 percent.

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  12. AAA: Texas, US retail gasoline prices decline this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    AAA Texas on Thursday reported prices at the pump statewide slipped 3 cents to settle at $2.63 per gallon. Drivers across the country are paying an average $2.86 per gallon, which is down 2 cents from a week ago.

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  13. Immigrant children describe hunger and cold in detentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    In this July 13, 2018, file photo, Allison, 6, and her mother Cindy Madrid share a moment during a news conference in Houston, where the mother and daughter spoke about the month and one day they were separated under the President Donald Trump administration immigration policy. The Trump administration is due back in court Monday, July 16, 2018, to discuss a plan reunify more than 2,500 children who were separated at the border from their parents.

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  14. Immigrant children describe treatment in detention centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    In this July 13, 2018, file photo, Allison, 6, and her mother Cindy Madrid share a moment during a news conference in Houston, where the mother and daughter spoke about the month and one day they were separated under the President Donald Trump administration immigration policy. The Trump administration is due back in court Monday, July 16, 2018, to discuss a plan reunify more than 2,500 children who were separated at the border from their parents.

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  15. The Latest: US judge calls for shortening wait for familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    In this June 25, 2018, file photo, Diana Jung Kim, right, and Homer Carroll, both from Houston, hug during a protest outside the U.S. Border Patrol Central Processing Center in McAllen, Texas. More than 50 immigrant children under age 5 will be reunited with their parents by Tuesday's court-ordered deadline for action by Trump administration and the families will then be released into the U.S., a government attorney said Monday, July 9, 2018.

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  16. The Latest: Deadline set to reunite 2 dads, sons from BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    In this June 25, 2018, file photo, Diana Jung Kim, right, and Homer Carroll, both from Houston, hug during a protest outside the U.S. Border Patrol Central Processing Center in McAllen, Texas. More than 50 immigrant children under age 5 will be reunited with their parents by Tuesday's court-ordered deadline for action by Trump administration and the families will then be released into the U.S., a government attorney said Monday, July 9, 2018.

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  17. Dozens of immigrant children will be reunited with parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    In this June 25, 2018, file photo, Diana Jung Kim, right, and Homer Carroll, both from Houston, hug during a protest outside the U.S. Border Patrol Central Processing Center in McAllen, Texas. More than 50 immigrant children under age 5 will be reunited with their parents by Tuesday's court-ordered deadline for action by Trump administration and the families will then be released into the U.S., a government attorney said Monday, July 9, 2018.

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  18. The Latest: Judge denies request to detain families togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    In this photo taken on Sunday, June 17, 2018 provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas. As NATO allies convene, one issue not on their formal agenda but never far from their thoughts is immigration, even though illegal border crossings are decreasing on both sides of the Atlantic.

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  19. The Latest: US says it can release half the kids under 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    In this photo taken on Sunday, June 17, 2018 provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas. As NATO allies convene, one issue not on their formal agenda but never far from their thoughts is immigration, even though illegal border crossings are decreasing on both sides of the Atlantic.

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  20. California, long a holdout, adopts mass immigration hearingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    In this June 28, 2018, file photo, a Guatemalan father and son, who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, are apprehended by a U.S. Border Patrol agent in San Diego. California will introduce group trials on Monday, July 9, for people charged with entering the country illegally.

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