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Governor Perry Testifies On Child Immigration Crisis

Gov. Rick Perry has testified at a U.S. House Homeland Security Committee hearing in South Texas that in addition to the humanitarian crisis created by a flood of unaccompanied child immigrants, there is a crisis involving border security.

07/03/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants near the U.S.-Mexico border (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

White House Hits Back Against Governor Perry On Border Crisis

The White House says the Obama administration will continue to “rigorously” enforce the law when it comes to addressing the flood of unaccompanied child immigrants at the southern border.

07/03/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents in Mission, Texas (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Border Patrol Commissioner Stresses Immigration Dangers

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske will highlight the dangers of illegal immigration by visiting a South Texas riverfront park that’s a busy crossing point.

07/02/2014

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Border Security Back In Front Of Texas Lawmakers

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.

07/01/2014

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)

Homeland Security Head Visiting Texas

The head of Homeland Security is among a group that is traveling to Texas to tour U.S. Customs and Border Protection facilities and Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.

06/20/2014

A U.S. Border Patrol agent looks for footprints from illegal immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. (credit: Getty Images/John Moore)

Texas Asks Feds For $30 Million To Secure Border

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.

06/12/2014

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Fake ID Ring Busted In Dallas Had Been Watching Feds

A fake ID ring has been broken up in Dallas, and the suspects had been keeping an eye on the federal agents watching them.

05/28/2014

Parked next to a section of the border fence, a Border Patrol agent watches an area of the U.S.-Mexico border along the Rio Grande River May 26, 2010, near Hidalgo. (credit: Getty Images/Scott Olson)

Homeland Security Official Visiting Texas Border

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.

02/19/2014

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Homeland Security Chief Visiting Texas Border

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.

01/21/2014

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Collin County Courthouse Cleared Following Bomb Threat

A bomb threat closed the Collin County Courthouse on Wednesday morning. The building was evacuated as a precaution and will now remain closed until at least noon.

12/04/2013

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11 North Texans Indicted In Prostitution Case

Authorities raided a home in Plano on Tuesday, which they said is part of an alleged North Texas prostitution ring.

06/19/2013

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AP: DHS Released Over 2,000 Illegal Immigrants

The Homeland Security Department released from its jails more than 2,000 illegal immigrants facing deportation in recent weeks due to looming budget cuts and planned to release 3,000 more during March.

03/01/2013

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