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U.S. Border Patrol patch.  (Associated Press photo)

Border Patrol Agent Fires At Armed Militia Member

A Border Patrol agent pursuing a group of immigrants in a wooded area near the Texas-Mexico border on Friday fired several shots at an armed man who later identified himself as a militia member.

08/29/2014

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GOP Weighs New Border Bill To Break Logjam

House Republicans expressed optimism that a revised $694 million bill addressing the surge of immigrants at the border would win over reluctant conservatives.

08/01/2014

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GOP Scrambles For Border Bill Votes

There was some late maneuvering on Wednesday ahead of a planned vote on Thursday on a $659 million bill to send resources that would address the immigration crisis on the border.

07/31/2014

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Americans Cool To Border-Crossing Kids

The poll found that 53 percent of Americans believe the United States has no moral obligation to offer asylum to people who escape violence or political persecution.

07/30/2014

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)

House To Vote On Slimmed Border Bill

Republicans have agreed to vote on a slimmed bill to address the immigration crisis by sending in National Guard troops to the border and speeding youths back to Central America.

07/29/2014

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Dallas Rally Aims To Ease Immigration Fears

Supporters of the plan to house undocumented kids in North Texas will gather in Dallas on Monday. Community and religious leaders want to ease fears about the plan.

07/28/2014

Border Patrol Agents Monitor US-Mexico Border

Texas Hoping National & State Guard Troops Will Choose To Go To Border

Texas is asking National and State Guard troops to volunteer to go to the border. But because this is considered active state duty, the Guard troops will get paid.

07/23/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry announces his intention to deploy National Guard troops to border. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Gov. Perry Sending National Guard To Texas Border

Gov. Rick Perry says he’s deploying as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border after growing tired of “lip service” from the federal government.

CBS 11–07/21/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry waits during his introduction before addressing Austin's largest naturalization ceremony at the Delco Activity Center on May 11, 2007 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Taylor Jones/Getty Images)

Perry Expected To Announce National Guard Border Deployment

Gov. Rick Perry will announce the deployment of as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas border to help stem the tide of immigrants surging into the country illegally, according to conservative activists and media reports.

07/20/2014

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Expert Says Border Plans Won’t Work

Dan Patrick and Leticia Van de Putte have each offered plans to deal with problems along the Mexican border. But at least one immigration expert said that they will not work.

07/20/2014

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Texas Lawmakers Working on Bill To Return Immigrant Children

Two Texas lawmakers are teaming up on a bill to speed removals of the unaccompanied Central American kids who’ve been arriving by the tens of thousands at the U.S.-Mexico border.

07/14/2014

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Migrant Family Shares Their Story Of Desperation Getting To Texas

As the numbers of unaccompanied minors showing up to the Texas-Mexico border continues to rise, 14-year old Silvia Marroquin of El Salvador and her family are opening up to CBS 11 News about the teens journey to North Texas.

CBS 11–07/11/2014

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