Border

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Wendy Davis Questions National Guard On Border

Democratic candidate Wendy Davis said Thursday that as governor she would pull Texas National Guard troops from the border if local officials determined they weren’t necessary.

08/07/2014

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis speaks at the podium as she announces her intentions to run for Governor at the W.G. Thomas Coliseum in Haltom City on Thursday, October 3, 2013. (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Davis To Speak At Mexican Border

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is to speak in McAllen amid a surge in illegal immigration and Gov. Rick Perry’s decision to send the National Guard to the border.

08/07/2014

(Photo by Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

Texas Eased Rules For Housing Immigrant Children

When it was overwhelmed by thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children, Texas relaxed its standards for the shelters that house them.

08/05/2014

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

Gov’t Closing Emergency Child Immigrant Shelters

The U.S. government is closing emergency shelters at military base shelters in Texas, Oklahoma and California being used to temporarily house unaccompanied immigrant children

08/04/2014

A doctor conducts an ultrasound scan. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Texas Abortion Clinics Try To Stop New Law

Abortion providers in Texas want a federal judge to stop a new law that they say will leave just eight facilities statewide where women can legally terminate a pregnancy.

08/04/2014

(Photo: CHRIS KLEPONIS/AFP/Getty Images)

House OKs Bill To block Obama Deportation Relief

House Republicans have passed legislation to shut down a program by President Barack Obama granting deportation relief to immigrants brought here illegally as children.

08/01/2014

(credit: CBS 11 News)

House GOP Weighs Tough New Immigration Bills

House Republicans pushed legislation on Friday that could clear the way for eventual deportation of more than 500,000 immigrants brought here illegally as kids and address the surge of immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border.

08/01/2014

(Photo by Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

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

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

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

IMMIGRANT PICS 1

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

more

previous