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Video: 5 Dangers of Mexico No One Is Warning You About

"When you tell people you're moving to Mexico, you're going to get questions about whether something might happen to you there. In this video, I walk you through five risks you need to take into account before deciding whether Mexico is right for you."
Ruth Hughs, chair of Texas Workforce Commission signed three grants totaling more than $1.3 million to South Texas College on Jan. 11, 2019.

South Texas College celebrates ‘million dollar morning’

Welcoming representatives from Texas Workforce Commission, state lawmakers, and leaders in the business and healthcare communities, South Texas College president Dr. Shirley A. Reed lauded what she termed a “million dollar morning” for the college.

OP-ED: Common Sense Border Security Solutions

“In 2017, I authored a white paper entitled “Common Sense Border Security Solutions,” which I have shared with members of Congress, Trump Administration officials and other leaders in the public and private sectors across the country.

Pharr Releases City Manager’s Salary

After an extensive search to lead the administration and oversight of the daily operations of the City of Pharr, city officials announced the selection of Alex Meade as its city manager late last year. Meade brings a wealth of professional experience, leadership capacity, and a progressive vision that aligns with Pharr's goals and direction, according to Pharr Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez, MD.

11 days into 2019 and McAllen Performing Arts Center cemented record-breaking year already

Just 11 days into the new year and 2019 has already cemented itself as a record-breaking year for the McAllen Performing Arts Center (MPA). The McAllen Performing Arts Center started the year off on a high note with tickets for an astounding 35 events in this year currently on sale to the public

Pioneer & Ranching Crafts Day returns Feb. 16

The Museum of South Texas History (“MOSTHistory”), a museum chronicling the heritage of South Texas and northeastern Mexico, invites the community to celebrate Pioneer & Ranching Crafts Day on Saturday, Feb. 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. MOSTHistory will feature the tortilla and the question: flour or corn tortilla?
Hidalgo County Criminal District Attorney Ricardo Rodriguez Jr, at the podium surrounded by farm labor activists and staff, announced the grant at the December 4, 2018 Commissioners Court.

DA’s office will create a Human Trafficking Unit to address labor exploitation

Hidalgo County Criminal District Attorney Ricardo Rodriguez Jr. is creating a Human Trafficking Unit with an emphasis on forced labor in the agricultural sector.
CBP and DHS are committed to both our border security mission, as well as our humanitarian mission. Mr. President, Senators, we couldn't do it without your support."

Millions of Americans in favor of a barrier to protect US border

Millions of Americans, both Republican and Democrat, voted for President Donald J. Trump to reverse decades of failure by Washington and fix America’s broken immigration system.
South Texas College has established an informational portal for DREAMers, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients and undocumented students. More information can be found at

STC establishes resource website for DREAMer students

South Texas College is seeking to be the first point of contact for students from mixed status households seeking to improve their lives through education.
Mayor Jim Darling flanked by his wife Sandra on the left and their dear friend Irma Garza. Photo Roberto Hugo Gonzalez

Happy New Year! Yesterday, our legislators began the 86th Legislative Session

The Chamber's Government Affairs Council will meet at the Chamber on Wednesday, January 30 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. This month, our guest speaker will be Mayor Jim Darling who will discuss the city of McAllen's Legislative Agenda.