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Recent articles by Sandra:

Son of reputed mob boss deported back to Romania

The Romanian son of a reputed mob boss from Romania who crossed the border into South Texas has been sent back to Romania, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said. → Read More

Trial begins for ex-Border Patrol agent accused of killing 4 women

A capital murder trial began Monday of a former Border Patrol supervisory agent who is accused of killing four women in 2018 in the border town of Laredo, Texas. → Read More

Court asked to intervene in lawsuit alleging detained migrants denied legal access

A group of legal organizations have asked a federal court to intervene quickly in their lawsuit alleging that the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Immigration and Customs and Enforcement denies detained migrants access to legal aid. Border Report’s Sandra Sanchez spoke with a senior lawyer for the ACLU about why they filed the preliminary injunction. → Read More

Abbott to Biden: Texas is increasing security along Mexican border to fight migrant ‘invasion’

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday sent a letter to President Joe Biden saying the state is increasing its border security initiatives along the Mexican border to fight a migrant “invasion.” This came the same day he sent letters to two state agencies ordering them to ratchet up security initiatives as part of Operation Lone Star. → Read More

SPECIAL REPORT: Texas anthropology students dig up migrant remains in hopes of identifying them

Anthropology students from Texas State University exhumed the remains of seven unidentified migrants at a cemetery in Eagle Pass, Texas. → Read More

Gonzalez switches district, wins re-election in race between 2 sitting members of Congress

Democratic U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez was able to successfully switch South Texas border districts and maintain a seat in Congress on Tuesday after defeating a sitting Republican congresswoman. → Read More

Abbott: If Republicans in Congress don’t secure border as promised, Texas will

After winning his third term in office on Tuesday night, Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott reiterated a promise he made earlier in the week that the Lone Star state would ratchet back its border security operations if Republicans control Congress and implement immigration reforms. → Read More

Cuellar holds off GOP threat, wins 10th term in office

Longtime Democratic Texas incumbent U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar is heading back to Congress for a 10th term after voters on the South Texas border on Tuesday soundly endorsed him for re-election despite a push by the GOP to turn the district red. → Read More

Latina 1st woman, 1st Republican to win South Texas border congressional seat

Republican immigration hard-liner Monica De La Cruz proved that voters on the South Texas border want change and tougher immigration laws as she beat Democratic challenger Michelle Vallejo on Tuesday to claim the Texas’ 15th Congressional District border seat in a nationally-watched race. → Read More

Clinton to stump for 2 Democrats on South Texas border

Former President Bill Clinton plans to attend two last-minute get-out-the-vote rallies Monday to help South Texas Democrats who are in tight congressional races against Republicans who are nationally backed. → Read More

Border history on the line in race for Texas’ ‘coveted’ 15th Congressional District

Two Latina political hopefuls are vying to make history in the hotly contested Texas Congressional District 15 race on the South Texas border. Political analysts say all eyes are watching this race in Texas, and nationwide to see if the GOP can flip this seat red, which has been blue for over 150 years. → Read More

Homeless migrants spilling onto the streets of Reynosa, Mexico, volunteer says

Thousands of migrants are living in crowded shelters and in a makeshift river camp in Reynosa, Mexico. The leader of an NGO helping them spoke with Border Report and shared photos and videos of what’s going on. → Read More

Expulsion of Venezuelans freeing up space at South Texas migrant shelter

Inside the Humanitarian Respite Center, the largest migrant shelter in the Rio Grande Valley, there are a scant 300 to 400 asylum seekers each day now. That’s down from about 1,000 they were helping daily a year ago. → Read More

Abbott to Texas sheriffs: Help stop ‘chaos’ on border

exas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday met with about 20 sheriffs and law enforcement from South Texas border counties and urged them to continue to fight what he calls is “chaos” on the border caused by the Biden administration. → Read More

Fire extinguishers filled with liquid meth land South Texas cartel traffickers in prison

Two South Texas men who Justice Department officials say have ties to the Cartel Del Noreste drug cartel have been sentenced to 14 and 15 years in prison on drug trafficking convictions. → Read More

Border funeral homes ‘overwhelmed’ with unidentified migrant remains

The remains of unidentified migrants who tried to cross into South Texas from Mexico are being stored in a trailer 10 miles north of Eagle Pass by the Maverick County Sheriff’s Department because funeral homes are “overwhelmed” with so many bodies, a sheriff’s official told Border Report. We took a tour and saw the trailer. → Read More

‘Texas Triple Threat’ say God will help them turn border red

Three Hispanic Republicans say they have faith that they will turn the South Texas border region from blue to red in the November election and are counting on God and conservative values to deliver them victories. They were honored at a prayer breakfast cosponsored by the RNC in McAllen on Thursday. → Read More

DACA ruling worries migrant advocates

Migrant advocates reacted with disappointment to a ruling Wednesday by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals that sends the issue of whether DACA can remain, or not, back to a lower court in South Texas. → Read More

Previously deported migrant sentenced for having ‘pre-pubescent’ child pornography

– A migrant has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for possessing child pornography in South Texas and for illegally being in the country, according to federal officials. → Read More

LULAC offers $10,000 reward for info on Martha’s Vineyard migrant flights

The League of United Latin American Citizens on Wednesday doubled the amount of reward money it is offering for information about a woman at the center of allegations of luring migrants from San Antonio onto planes bound for Martha’s Vineyard last month. → Read More