On Thursday, 824 additional COVID-19 deaths and 40 deaths related to the virus were reported in the Rio Grande Valley.
The Rio Grande Valley has been allocated $530 million in federal #COVID19 relief resources from the CARES Act so far. Great to be in the valley at @utrgv with local leaders and health care professionals to discuss what more can be done for Texans moving forward.
LIVE: Sen. John Cornyn to receive briefing on COVID-19 response in the Rio Grande Valley
Rio Grande City offers relief grant program for small businesses amid COVID-19
Trump supporters funded a private border wall on the banks of the Rio Grande, helping the builder secure $1.7 billion in federal contracts. Now the “Lamborghini” of border walls is in danger of falling into the river if nothing is done, experts say.
Last video of the day. Found a beautiful spot on the Rio Grande where there is no wall. No fence. Just the river. Oh and there’s shuffleboard.
Border Patrol took us to the border itself, including a boat patrol of the Rio Grande River. We saw Mexican government authorities patrolling. Border Patrol told us this was a direct result of the Trump Administration’s efforts to work with Mexico.
WATCH: @CustomsBorder rescues 28 illegal aliens as they attempt to cross the Rio Grande River into the United States. The group, which included 14 children from 8 months to 17 years of age, are victims of human smuggling. Thank you to our CBP agents for acting swiftly and saving lives!
This week we inspected conditions at the Rio Grande Valley border sector. It’s the busiest sector for unauthorized entry into our country. Here’s what we saw (THREAD):
A searing photo of a man and his 23-month-old daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande underscores the perils of the migration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border.
The terrible picture of a migrant father and his young daughter laying dead in the Rio Grande River should finally wake up every American to the fact that Congress has failed to deal with this now life-death situation.
Sorry guys just catching up with the news! My thoughts are with you Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul.