El Paso

Trump's so bad that he's uniting African Americans and Latinos

Finally. President Donald J. Trump has done something good.<p>No, I haven’t lost my mind.<p>Thanks to Trump, black folks are standing up for Latino …

African-American News

Texas group takes in about 30 parents separated from kids

EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A Texas charitable organization says 32 immigrant parents separated from their children after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border …

Immigration

Poke Wars: Meet the Startups Racing to Dominate the Hottest Fast-Food Business

These two groups of friends jumped into the business of selling raw fish over rice--and joined the food trend sweeping America<p><b>One day back in 2015,</b> Peter Yang invited his brother and two friends over to his garage to test out a business idea under discussion--one involving stainless steel prep …

Startups

Desperate to get children back, migrants are willing to give up asylum claims, lawyers say

It was not clear whether Central American parents would be reunited with their children Sunday at the remote Port Isabel detention center, despite a Trump administration statement on Saturday that the process was getting underway.<p>Advocates interviewed outside the locked gates described desperate …

News (U.S.)

Rep. Luis Gutierrez moving from Chicago to Puerto Rico next year

WASHINGTON – Sometime next year, after hopefully helping daughter Jessica win election as the 30th Ward alderman, U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., …

Chicago

The Trump Administration’s Family Values

The policy of separating children from their parents at the southern border was the purest distillation yet of what it means to be governed by a President with no moral center.<p>The theatre of cruelty unfolding at the southern border last week was the purest distillation yet of what it means to be …

Immigration

Lena Dunham, Amber Heard And Other Hollywood Celebs Flock To The Border To Protest Family Separations

A crew of Hollywood stars — Lena Dunham, Bella Thorne, Amber Heard, Connie Britton, Joshua Jackson — held a protest outside a migrant child detention facility.<p>A group of Hollywood stars traveled to the southern border Sunday morning to protest the Trump administration's immigration policies outside …

Amber Heard

Pence the hero with walk-off single vs Padres

Pence the hero with walk-off single vs Padres<p>SAN FRANCISCO -- Hunter Pence hit a two-run double down the first-base line with the bases loaded and …

Major League Baseball

In Texas border towns, illegal immigration is big business

People protest in front of a bus carrying migrants near McAllen Detention Facility, McAllen, Texas. Photo: Reuters<p>EL PASO, United States - For …

Immigration

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Weary GOP tries to push immigration reform

The House is expected to vote on immigration legislation later this week but President Donald Trump's recent statements on their bill and lack of support throughout the party are not reassuring. And while it's unclear how or when children separated at the southern border will be reunited with their …

Immigration

Ted Cruz leads Beto O’Rourke by 5 points in Texas Senate race, UT/TT poll finds

Texas Republicans in top races, led by U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. Greg Abbott, are running ahead of their Democratic challengers, according to the …

Government

CBP: Over $1 million in heroin, cocaine seized in southern NM

U.S. Border Patrol agents seized over $1 million worth of drugs from a car on this tractor-trailer. (CBP)<p>Pictures of the drugs seized by U.S. Border …

Tractor-Trailer

Texas Through the Lens

<i>Photographer Kenny Braun highlights the many, many natural wonders of the Lone Star State</i><p>Eight hundred miles. That’s the breadth of the country’s largest continental state—the distance from the Louisiana border in East Texas to El Paso in the far west. Within that span lie seven distinct and …

West Texas

In the chaos of Trump's policy reversal, families aren't split but monitored

EL PASO, Texas — Six-month-old Alan Ivan gurgled in his mother's arms, round cheeks fattening into a smile as she bounced him up and down. He was a happy baby, oblivious to the distance he had just traveled or what it might mean for his future.<p>For almost 10 days, Micaela, 20, and her son had slept …

Immigration

Mothers in a New Mexico Prison Do Not Know How to Find Their Children

A Honduran woman named Esmeralda Pérez and her nine-year-old son, Jefferson, had just crossed the U.S. border when they were arrested, outside El Paso, on May 26th. “The agents came up to us, and my son said to me, ‘Mom, I’m scared,’ ” Pérez told me. “I said to him, ‘Don’t worry, these people …

Immigration

After passionate convention, Democrats look to sway average Texas voters

FORT WORTH--They rallied. They plotted strategy. They caucused.<p>There were fiery, emotional speeches about the failings of their Republican …

Government

Donna Mae Mims Drove A Limo At The Last Cannonball Run And Was The First Woman To Win An SCCA Championship

Pink is a controversial color in the racing world. It’s a <i>girl’s</i> color—and we all know <i>girls</i> don’t race, right? Pink liveries for men are apparently …

Sports Cars

24 – FriarWire

• Placed RHP <b>Jordan Lyles</b> on the 10-day Disabled List (retro to 6/21) with right elbow inflammation<br>• Optioned C <b>Raffy Lopez</b> and RHP <b>Phil Maton</b> to Triple-A …

West Texas

Chaos at the Texas-Mexico border: Scenes from Tornillo to the Rio Grande Valley

The Tribune is at the border with reporters, photographers and videographers as we follow this fast-moving story. Here are scenes from the hectic …

Immigration

AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT

Trump wants those who 'invade' sent right back<p>WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday compared people entering the U.S. from Mexico to …

News (U.S.)

Races to watch in Tuesday’s primaries

Voters in six states — Colorado, Maryland, New York, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Utah — head to the polls Tuesday to pick nominees in critical races …

Republicans

Torn Apart by Zero Tolerance, Kept Apart by Red Tape

Mother and son last spoke on the child’s ninth birthday, a week ago. This was no celebratory call.<p>Lidia Karina Souza had been released from immigration detention nearly two weeks earlier. But she could not tell Diogo, who was separated from her shortly after they reached the United States, when …

Immigration

Team Preview: Rockridge

<b>Calling all Coaches:</b> Want to have your team featured here? Just email <b>edgytim@edgytim.com</b> today for details.<p>EDGYTIM.com previews the 2018 Rockridge …

College Sports

Padres Designate Tyler Webb

The Padres announced that they’ve designated left-hander <b>Tyler Webb</b> for assignment. His roster spot will go to right-hander <b>Robert Stock</b>, whom the team …

Baseball

Ailing elbow sends Lyles to 10-day DL

SAN FRANCISCO -- Padres right-hander Jordan Lyles was placed on the 10-day disabled list Sunday and is headed to San Diego to have his ailing right …

Major League Baseball

Immigration, charity, and conservatives' unholy assault on Glenn Beck

For a movement that wants to eliminate welfare on the grounds it crowds out charity, the rightmost edge of conservatism has been remarkably …

Critical Thinking

San Diego Padres: Robert Stock Finally Gets The Call

Before their Sunday afternoon game against the San Francisco Giants, the San Diego Padres made a number of roster transactions.<p>Robert Stock is …

Baseball

RHPs Rea, Scholtens Sharp – FriarWire

Tatis Jr., Austin Allen, Potts, Continue Hitting Surges<p><i>By Bill Center</i><p>Top-30 prospects <b>Fernando Tatis Jr.</b>, <b>Austin Allen</b>, <b>Hudson Potts</b> and <b>Jeisson Rosario</b> …

Baseball

June 24 Game Notes vs. Colorado Springs

<b>TODAY'S GAME:</b> This will be the final game of a five-game series between the Iowa Cubs and the Colorado Springs Sky Sox. The I-Cubs will feature LHP …

West Texas

Torres pummels Cabral; Heyman suffers injury

Albuquerque’s Josh “Pit Bull” Torres, right, reacts as the referee stops the fight after Torres knocked out Cristian Cabral Saturday night at Route …

New Mexico