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Central Americans Undertake Grueling Journey Through Mexico To U.S.

Collin County Commissioner Warns of “Illegal Immigrant Tsunami”

Collin County Commissioner Mark Reid is warning of an “illegal immigrant tsunami” if “illegal immigrant children” are housed there.

07/24/2014

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House Republicans Offer Solutions To Border Crisis; Critics Blast Recommendations

Tens of thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America who crossed into Texas are overwhelming Border Patrol Agents.

07/23/2014

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Catholic Leaders Respond To Gov. Perry’s Immigration Proposal

Leaders from The Catholic Diocese of Dallas and Fort Worth have responded to Governor Perry’s plan to send National Guard troops to the border.

07/21/2014

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

POLL: Do You Support Perry’s Plan To Deploy Troops?

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

CBS 11–07/21/2014

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

Familes and Children Held In U.S. Customs and Border Protection Processing Facility

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

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz walks towards the Senate Chamber after the weekly Senate Republican Policy Committee luncheon on September 24, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Cruz To Visit Border Amid Immigration Surge

Sen. Ted Cruz is traveling to the Mexico border in Texas for a firsthand look at a surge of unaccompanied children who have crossed illegally into the United States.

07/18/2014

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden. (credit: Thanassis Stavrakis/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden Urges “Rational” Immigration Policy

Vice President Joe Biden told protesters on Thursday that he shared their concern about the deportations of immigrants who have entered the United States illegally.

07/18/2014

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

Broad Resistance To Border Bill

The White House is meeting growing resistance from both the left and the right as it pushes a multibillion-dollar emergency spending bill for the southern border.

07/17/2014

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Texas Processing Center For Child Migrants To Open

A 55,000-square foot warehouse converted to process immigrant children who have entered the U.S. illegally will open July 20.

07/17/2014

Familes and Children Held In U.S. Customs and Border Protection Processing Facility

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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