Dan Patrick and Leticia Van de Putte have each offered plans to deal with problems along the Mexican border. But at least one immigration expert said that they will not work.
Sen. Ted Cruz is traveling to the Mexico border in Texas for a firsthand look at a surge of unaccompanied children who have crossed illegally into the United States.
Vice President Joe Biden told protesters on Thursday that he shared their concern about the deportations of immigrants who have entered the United States illegally.
The White House is meeting growing resistance from both the left and the right as it pushes a multibillion-dollar emergency spending bill for the southern border.
A 55,000-square foot warehouse converted to process immigrant children who have entered the U.S. illegally will open July 20.
Two Texas lawmakers are teaming up on a bill to speed removals of the unaccompanied Central American kids who’ve been arriving by the tens of thousands at the U.S.-Mexico border.
The city of Bell on the edge of Los Angeles is planning to open a temporary shelter for the Central American children who have entered the country illegally in recent months.
The agency responsible for removing immigrants who are in the country illegally could run out of money in August unless additional funding is approved by Congress.
Outlines of a possible compromise over President Barack Obama’s $3.7 billion emergency border spending request are emerging on Capitol Hill.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is going to Capitol Hill to make the case for President Obama’s request for $3.7 billion to help with unaccompanied child immigrants.
President Obama is resisting calls to visit the border while he is in Texas on Wednesday and Thursday for political fundraisers.
The crisis at the border will bring together two political rivals in Dallas. President Obama will touch down in North Texas and meet face-to-face with Gov. Rick Perry.