Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins announced three viable locations where about 2,000 immigrant children will seek refuge when they arrive in 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.
Some Sheriffs departments near the Texas border are very near bankruptcy by dealing with the illegal immigration crisis.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
The White House prepares to spend millions to stop illegal migrants.