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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)

California City Also Volunteers To Host Immigration Detainees

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.

CBS 11–07/12/2014

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson speaks at a press conference at the Dirksen Federal Building on June 13, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Johnson Says Immigrant Kids Draining Funds

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.

07/11/2014

Border Patrol (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Possible Compromise Emerges On Border Request

Outlines of a possible compromise over President Barack Obama’s $3.7 billion emergency border spending request are emerging on Capitol Hill.

07/10/2014

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson speaks at a press conference at the Dirksen Federal Building on June 13, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Johnson Presses $3.7 Billion Border Request

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.

07/10/2014

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Poll: Should President Obama Visit The Border?

President Obama is resisting calls to visit the border while he is in Texas on Wednesday and Thursday for political fundraisers.

07/09/2014

President Barack Obama speaks with Texas Gov. Rick Perry after arriving on Air Force One at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Austin, Texas on May 9, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama & Perry To Discuss Border Crisis

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.

07/09/2014

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Obama To Hold Border Crisis Meeting

President Obama will discuss the crisis at the border with faith leaders and Texas officials on Wednesday. Gov. Rick Perry was among those calling for Obama to visit the border.

07/08/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Perry Shuns Obama In Austin, Wants Border Meeting

Gov. Rick Perry says he’s declined an offer to greet President Barack Obama when he arrives in the Texas capital on Wednesday.

07/07/2014

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Legal, Political Hurdles In Child Migrant Crisis

The legal, humanitarian and political constraints facing the Obama administration as it copes with thousands of Central American children entering the country illegally has come into sharp focus.

07/06/2014

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Criticism Building Against Plan For Unaccompanied Minors

Opposition and criticism are building against Dallas County Commissioner Clay Jenkins’ plan to bring to Dallas 2,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America who crossed the Texas border.

07/03/2014

"Here in North Texas we don’t turn our backs on children," said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins during a press conference. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Judge Shares Preliminary Plan To Shelter 2,000 Migrant Children

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins announced three viable locations where about 2,000 immigrant children will seek refuge when they arrive in Dallas.

07/03/2014

The judge's podium in a courtroom. (credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Legal Volunteers Needed For Thousands Of Border Kids Coming To 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.

07/03/2014

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