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GOP Border Bill Divisions Delay Getaway

House Republican leaders on Thursday struggled to round up votes from recalcitrant conservatives for a bill dealing with the immigrant surge at the nation’s southern border.

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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

Gov. Rick Perry has called the Legislature back for a third special session to approve more money for roads, but the main sticking point centers on what is the most conservative way to fund them without raising taxes (credit: by Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Protestors To Rally Outside Gov. Perry Event In Dallas

Protestors are planning to rally outside the Dallas event where Governor Perry is set to speak Tuesday evening.

07/29/2014

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

Jerry Brown, governor of California (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Governor Criticizes Texas Guard Plan

California Gov. Jerry Brown took a not-so-subtle dig at Texas’ decision to deploy National Guard troops to the border, saying Monday he expects it to be a short-lived measure and that “wiser minds will prevail.”

07/28/2014

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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

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

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