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Up Against the Wall

Oct 19, 2016 By Eric Benson

Congressman Filemon Vela had always kept a low profile—until he told Donald Trump to stick his border fence you-know-where.

Can This Man Secure the Border?

Sep 21, 2016 By Erica Grieder

Manuel Padilla, the Border Patrol’s new sector chief in the Rio Grande Valley, promises to stem the influx of people and drugs into Texas. That may sound fanciful, but consider this: he did it in Arizona.

Best Tacos: Rio Grande Valley

Nov 17, 2015 By Texas Monthly

Chilaquiles, Anita’s Cafe Type: Breakfast Rating: 4.25 Price: $1.79 Watching the tortilla lady at work in this little place, with its cheery rooster-themed decor, you feel like a guest in someone’s home. Best…