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"Here in North Texas we don’t turn our backs on children," said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins during a press conference. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Judge Shares Preliminary Plan To Shelter 2,000 Migrant Children

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins announced three viable locations where about 2,000 immigrant children will seek refuge when they arrive in Dallas.

07/03/2014

The judge's podium in a courtroom. (credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Legal Volunteers Needed For Thousands Of Border Kids Coming To Dallas

The Dallas Hispanic Bar Association needs a few – or a thousand – lawyers, law students, para-legals – anyone willing to interview, screen and represent the proposed 2,000 border children.

07/03/2014

Webb County Sheriff Officer Captain Manuel Gomez Jr  inspects a section of the Rio Grande that marks the border between the US and Mexico (Photo HECTOR MATA/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Border Sheriffs Concerned About Strained Budgets, Disease

Some Sheriffs departments near the Texas border are very near bankruptcy by dealing with the illegal immigration crisis.

07/02/2014

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

Texas Official Believes Illegals Renting Kids To Cross Border

A Texas Congressman tells of a disturbing trend of adults ‘renting’ children in Central America in order to increase their chances of being able to stay in the U.S. once they cross over.

07/01/2014

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Dallas Co Organizations Preparing To Care For Immigrant Children

Disaster organizations are getting ready to help the estimated 2,000 children and teenagers who will be brought to Dallas County from over crowded immigrant detention centers along the border.

07/01/2014

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Border Security Back In Front Of Texas Lawmakers

Plans to ramp up patrols along the Texas-Mexico border at a potential cost of $1.3 million a week are getting new attention in the Capitol.

07/01/2014

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

Dallas County Preparing To House 2,000 Immigrant Children

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins is proposing a partnership between the federal government, the county and non-profits that has not been seen since Hurricane Katrina.

06/30/2014

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Border Sheriff Feels ‘Snubbed’ By Homeland Security Secretary

Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who’s county rests along the border says he’s reached out to Secretary Johnson to discuss the ongoing issue of illegal immigrants flooding his jails and being let out, but that Johnson ‘snubbed’ him.

06/26/2014

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Doctors Concerned About Health Risk From Thousands Of Border Children

The President of the Texas Medical Association is concerned about the public health risk that the thousands of teenagers and children streaming across the border may be posing.

06/23/2014

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cruz, Abbott: Obama To Blame For Flood Of Minors

Texas Republican leaders Ted Cruz and Greg Abbott are ramping up criticism of President Barack Obama for more than 52,000 unaccompanied minors who have poured across the southwestern border of the U.S. in recent months.

06/23/2014

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Davis Wants State Of Emergency Declared On Border

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Wendy Davis is asking Gov. Rick Perry to declare a state of emergency along Texas’ border with Mexico to “assist overwhelmed local communities.”

06/23/2014

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White House Set To Spend Millions To Stop Illegal Migrants

The White House prepares to spend millions to stop illegal migrants.

06/22/2014

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