illegal immigrants

Border Patrol Arrests Soar 52 PercentThe U.S. Border Patrol arrested nearly 10,000 unaccompanied immigrant children and families caught illegally crossing the border with Mexico in August, a 52 percent jump from August 2014.
Lawyers: Immigrant Mothers In Texas Coerced To Wear Ankle MonitorsLawyers representing immigrant mothers held in a South Texas detention center say the women have been denied counsel and coerced into accepting ankle-monitoring bracelets as a condition of release.
Texas Leads States Asking Judge Not To Lift Stay In Immigration LawsuitA coalition of states suing to stop President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration, led by Texas, asked a federal judge Tuesday not to lift a temporary hold on the directives.
Two Women From Mexico Take Two Different Paths To DallasAfter suffering a setback in court, immigration advocates and religious leaders went to Christ's Foundry United Methodist Mission in Dallas to pray.
Multistate Coalition Sues Over President's Immigration OrderTexas is leading a 17-state coalition in suing over the Obama administration's recently announced executive actions on immigration.
Obama: Move To Shield Millions From Deportation Is "Lawful"President Obama on Thursday defended the actions he's taking to shield about 5 million immigrants in the U.S. illegally from deportation as "lawful" and consistent with what his predecessors have done.
Mexico Condemns Texas' National Guard Border DeploymentMexican President Enrique Pena Nieto says Texas' decision to deploy National Guard troops along the border is 'unpleasant' and 'reprehensible.'
Scammers Praying On Relatives of MigrantsScammers have been preying on the relatives of unaccompanied young migrants being held at two U.S. military bases by conning them into paying nonexistent fees to be reunited with their loved ones, officials said.
Perry Criticizes Border Security To Group of Hispanic Ministers Governor Rick Perry took his border security criticisms to an audience of Hispanic ministers in San Antonio, telling them the federal government should put more Border Patrol troops on the ground and drones in the air to secure the Texas-Mexico border.
Separating Fact From Fiction at Grand Prairie ISD Meeting On Immigration Grand Prairie ISD held a meeting to inform residents about how they will handle the hundreds of undocumented children that will be housed in an empty school.
Immigrant Surge Underscores Texas Political Divide Texas Democrats say the solution for dealing with the thousands of immigrant children pouring into the country is a softer, more measured policy response, while state Republicans emphasize clamping down on the U.S.-Mexico border.
More Than 100 People Found In Suspected Texas Stash HouseA house overflowing with more than 100 people presumed to be in the U.S. illegally was uncovered in Texas on Wednesday, a police spokesman said.
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