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McAllen,

city (1990 pop. 84,021), Hidalgo co., extreme S Tex., on the Rio Grande; inc. 1911. It is a port of entry and a packing and processing center for the citrus fruit, truck crops, and other produce of the lower Rio Grande valley. The growing city has oil refineries and light manufacturing industries. It is also a winter resort, and is known as the City of Palms, since 40 varieties of that tree flourish there. McAllen, connected by bridge with Reynosa, Mexico, and by a toll road with the more distant but prosperous Monterrey, saw a 50% increase in population from 1970 to 1990.
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To remain up to date with industry developments and networking, Laura is an active member of several societies, including the American Institute of Architects, the UTRGV International Women's Board and the McAllen International Rotary Club (South Rotary).
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McAllen is located in the Rio Grande Valley of south Texas, seven miles north of the Mexican border and the city of Reynosa, Tamaulipas.
While the political conversation has moved on from the now-defunct family separation policy, the real-world effects continue to be felt, and lawyers remain on the front lines of the fight, especially in border towns like McAllen. It's a similar dynamic as other Trump policy changes, such as the travel ban, which were announced unexpectedly, leading to an intense scramble among private lawyers followed by months of follow-up work.
McAllen is home to the massive US Customs and Border Protection facility where families crossing the border illegally have been separated and children have been housed under the administration's "zero tolerance" policy.
In Texas, McAllen shifted from being a city with an economy based on agriculture and livestock to one devoted to foreign trade, health, commerce and tourism.
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The New York Life presidential awardees were Armondo Brennan and Gilberto Perez Jr., both McAllen residents.