News Archive: January, 2018

30 Jan, 2018

Trump pushes four-pillar immigration plan in first State of the Union

In his first State of the Union address, President Donald Trump pledged to bring the nation’s immigration system “into the 21st century” and doubled down on his call for Congress to support his four-pillar immigration plan.
29 Jan, 2018

E-commerce Leader Brings Millions in Investment to El Paso Region

E-commerce specialist South Shore Furniture announces the acquisition of over 6 acres of land and an investment of $8 million in El Paso.
22 Jan, 2018

Canadian manufacturer to invest $8M in El Paso

A Canadian furniture company will soon start construction on a 130,000-square-foot warehouse and transfer center in El Paso to handle a growing demand for its products manufactured in Juárez.
19 Jan, 2018

I visited El Paso this week and learned a lot about Donald Trump’s border wall

Locals put low crime down to excellent policing and growing prosperity, as well as flourishing relations between the civic leaderships of the adjoining cities
18 Jan, 2018

El Paso, Santa Teresa out of running for Amazon headquarters

Amazon on Thursday named 20 finalists in the race of cities and states competing to secure the $5 billion investment that is expected to create some 50,000 jobs.
16 Jan, 2018

El Paso leaders say city is safe because of people, law enforcement not border fence

El Paso leaders have long argued that the city is erroneously characterized as unsafe by state and federal officials who lack an understanding about the region.
11 Jan, 2018

In Texas and beyond, some watch Mexican presidential campaign with free trade concerns

Free trade and security concerns are just two of the issues Texas business leaders are looking at as Mexico is less than six months away from electing its next president.