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National Guard On Border, But Not Perry’s 1,000

In coming weeks, Texas National Guardsmen on two separate missions will be working along the Texas-Mexico border in South Texas.

08/15/2014

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National Guard: Length Of Border Mission A First

The commander overseeing 1,000 National Guard troops being sent to the Rio Grande Valley says the open-ended mission is a first for the reserve military force.

08/05/2014

Central American immigrants just released from U.S. Border Patrol detention board a Greyhound bus for Houston and then other U.S. destinations on July 25, 2014 in McAllen, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Preparations For Unaccompanied Children Comes To Screeching Halt

According to the federal government, the border crisis is no longer bad enough to need Dallas County’s help. The news meant work to prepare vacant schools and other facilities came to a screeching halt on Thursday.

CBSDFW.COM–07/31/2014

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Border Crisis Impacting North Texas Businesses

There’s a reason a Grand Prairie security alarm company has a lot of employees with military backgrounds.

07/22/2014

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Four-Time Deportee Arrested For Allegedly Molesting Young Girl In Texas

Authorities in Parker County have arrested a man suspected of molesting a 9-year-old girl as she slept in her home. The suspect has been deported from the U.S. on four different occasions.

07/13/2014

Male undocumented immigrants sit in a holding cell at the U.S. Border Patrol detainee processing center on April 11, 2013 in McAllen, Texas.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

California City Also Volunteers To Host Immigration Detainees

The city of Bell on the edge of Los Angeles is planning to open a temporary shelter for the Central American children who have entered the country illegally in recent months.

CBS 11–07/12/2014

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Possible Compromise Emerges On Border Request

Outlines of a possible compromise over President Barack Obama’s $3.7 billion emergency border spending request are emerging on Capitol Hill.

07/10/2014

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Obama Calls Meeting With Perry “Constructive”

After all the back and forth criticism between Governor Perry and The White House, the Governor got what he wanted Wednesday: a one on one meeting with President Obama.

CBSDFW.COM–07/09/2014

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Poll: Should President Obama Visit The Border?

President Obama is resisting calls to visit the border while he is in Texas on Wednesday and Thursday for political fundraisers.

07/09/2014

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Criticism Building Against Plan For Unaccompanied Minors

Opposition and criticism are building against Dallas County Commissioner Clay Jenkins’ plan to bring to Dallas 2,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America who crossed the Texas border.

07/03/2014

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Governor Perry Testifies On Child Immigration Crisis

Gov. Rick Perry has testified at a U.S. House Homeland Security Committee hearing in South Texas that in addition to the humanitarian crisis created by a flood of unaccompanied child immigrants, there is a crisis involving border security.

07/03/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants near the U.S.-Mexico border (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

White House Hits Back Against Governor Perry On Border Crisis

The White House says the Obama administration will continue to “rigorously” enforce the law when it comes to addressing the flood of unaccompanied child immigrants at the southern border.

07/03/2014