Lorenzo Zazueta-Castro

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Lorenzo Zazueta-Castro covers immigration and federal courts for The Monitor. He can be reached at lzazueta@themonitor.com or (956) 683-4452.

El Salvadorian man dies in CBP custody

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials confirmed Sunday the death of an El Salvadorian man after his apprehension near Roma, according a statement from...

Teen dies at Weslaco Border Patrol station

McALLEN — While new details have been shared regarding the 16-year-old Guatemalan teen who died last Monday at the U.S. Border Patrol station in...

Donna tent facility reopens

DONNA — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have unveiled the tent facility here that’s designed to accommodate asylum-seekers who, upon arriving at the...

Weslaco man pleads guilty to threatening Border Patrol agents

A local trailer driver could receive up to six years in federal prison for threatening several U.S. Border Patrol agents at the checkpoint in...

‘State of the border’: New RGV chief patrol agent holds agency’s inaugural address

MISSION — U.S. Border Patrol’s new chief patrol agent for the Rio Grande Valley sector used the agency’s first state of the border address...

Pilot pleads guilty in human smuggling case at Weslaco airport

McALLEN — Federal agents in early November 2018 arrested a pilot attempting to transport a group of Central Americans from a local airport here...