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.
Experts say the tens of thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America have come to the Texas-Mexico border desperate to escape violence back home.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has asked the U.S. Homeland Security secretary for $30 million so Texas can send more state troopers to the Texas-Mexico border to provide security while the Border Patrol is contending with an immigration surge.
Agricultural leaders from eight states far from the Mexican border are to join the Texas agriculture commissioner on a border security tour of the Rio Grande Valley.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is making just his second visit to the 1,200-mile Texas-Mexico border since taking office nearly 16 months ago.
Greg Abbott is bringing the governor’s race back to the Texas border, where Wendy Davis is on the defensive after losing heavily Hispanic counties in this week’s primary election.
Less than a month after the U.S. Homeland Security secretary visited the busiest sector on the Southwest border, his second-in-command will do the same.
Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott says he wants to double state spending on border security and deploy an extra 500 troopers along the Texas-Mexico border if elected governor in November.
At least three people, including one child, have died after an accident involving two 18-wheelers and an SUV Sunday on the border bridge between Texas and Oklahoma.
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is to tour the Texas-Mexico border on Tuesday and receive a briefing on border security operations in South Texas.
Police said that two people trying to enter the U.S. from Mexico have been arrested on fraud charges related to the theft of personal data from Target retail stores.