Some Sheriffs departments near the Texas border are very near bankruptcy by dealing with the illegal immigration crisis.
Dallas County is putting a plan in place to house hundreds of children flooding the US-Mexico border, and details of the plan are beginning to take shape.
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.
The tens of thousands of immigrant children who somehow make their way to America do so not knowing the language or what will happen next. But local leaders are calling on North Texans to put politics aside, and respond as parents.
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.
A unique North Texas summer camp is giving hope and helping kids fight cancer at the same time. Camp iHope was started at Medical City Children’s Hospital in Dallas. The idea is to help sick kids temporarily forget their difficult reality.
A dozen children were rescued across Texas, and several people arrested, as part of a nationwide operation targeting child sex trafficking.
Say the words ‘stay-at-home’ Dad and no doubt a mental picture of Michael Keaton from the hilarious movie “Mr. Mom” will come to mind. But for more and more men the role is becoming less unusual and they say very enjoyable.
The ‘CHAMPS’ stands for choosing healthy activities, meals and positive self -esteem. Beginning Monday, five free, week long camps are scheduled at various locations throughout the city.
Brought to the U.S. as a toddler, Jessica Barron learned early that her life would be severely limited by her immigration status. But for Barron, and others like her, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is like pouring rain on the seeds of withered dreams.
Influx of illegal immigrants is putting a major strain on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security causing agents to fill out paperwork, transport, feed and moving these folks around.