Even with a rainy morning and overcast skies, San Angeloans gathered downtown to participate in the local Women's March on Saturday. Across the country, Americans gathered to support women's rights in different events.
The ACLU is seeking immediate action into Border Patrol agents’ use of horses, raised lariats (also referred to as “whips” in public reporting), and xenophobic and derogatory language to menace and intimidate migrants.
Governor Greg Abbott today met with McAllen Mayor Javier Villalobos and other city officials to discuss McAllen and the entire Rio Grande Valley's ever-growing economic and cultural impact in the state of Texas. The Governor and city officials also talked about the state's collaborative efforts with McAllen officials to secure the border and keep Texans safe. During the discussion, the Governor presented a proclamation and a Texas flag to Mayor Villalobos to congratulate him on being sworn in as the mayor of McAllen earlier this year.