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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A fake ID ring has been broken up in Dallas, and the suspects had been keeping an eye on the federal agents watching them.
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.
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.
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.
Authorities raided a home in Plano on Tuesday, which they said is part of an alleged North Texas prostitution ring.
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.