Perry Questions Border Wall PlansSpeaking on Wednesday at the Iowa State Fair, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry said that building a wall is not the best way to secure the U.S. border and halt illegal immigration.
Donald Trump To Visit Texas-Mexico Border ThursdayThe billionaire businessman and reality TV star, who has been dominating the GOP primary race since he announced his candidacy last month, will travel to Laredo, Texas on Thursday.
Is Texas Creating Its Own Border Patrol?Gov. Greg Abbott this month approved $800 million for border security over the next two years -- more than double any similar period during Rick Perry's 14 years in office.
Abbott Signs Border Security Package Into LawGov. Greg Abbott has signed into law an $800 million border security package that will mean more state troopers, cameras and a spy plane to patrol the Texas border with Mexico.
State Senate Passes Border Security BillThe Texas Senate has passed a $300 million border security bill — one of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's priorities and part of a sweeping, $800 million border package.
GOP Effort To Repeal In-State Tuition Law Takes Center StageThe Republican-controlled Legislature began a push Monday to repeal Texas' 14-year-old law that gives the children of some people living in the United States illegally in-state tuition at public universities.
Schools & Border Big In Texas House BudgetThe Texas House on Tuesday is expected to approve a budget that would drastically increase border security spending and put an extra $800 million into public schools.
Texas House OKs Sweeping Border Security BillPlans to hire of hundreds of new troopers for the Texas-Mexico border is part of sweeping border security measures tentatively approved by the Texas House.
Texas Border Security Bill Heads To HouseA sweeping border security bill that would accelerate the hiring of state troopers along the Texas-Mexico border is set to clear a major hurdle in the Capitol on Wednesday.
High Price Tag Of Texas Border Security Plan Draws ScrutinyCalls for unprecedented border security spending in Texas are drawing bipartisan scrutiny as the Senate proposes doubling funding to pay for more manpower and crime-fighting technology.
Feds Ask Judge To Lift Hold On Obama's Immigration ActionThe U.S. government asked a federal judge Monday to lift his temporary hold on President Barack Obama's action to shield millions of immigrants from deportation.
Lt. Gov. Patrick: National Guard Not Leaving Texas BorderThe Lieutenant Governor says state leaders no longer want the Texas National Guard off the border with Mexico next month as originally planned.