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.
Federal Officials Propose Texas Immigration Lockup Federal authorities want to build a new South Texas immigration lockup for families amid an unprecedented surge in the number of youngsters pouring across the U.S. border, a federal official said Thursday.
Flow Of Child Immigrants Slows Along Texas Border The number of unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the Texas-Mexico border has slowed considerably in recent weeks, allowing the federal government to close the temporary shelters that it hurriedly opened to handle the surge.
National Guard: Length Of Border Mission A First The commander overseeing 1,000 National Guard troops being sent to the Rio Grande Valley says the open-ended mission is a first for the reserve military force.
Preparations For Unaccompanied Children Comes To Screeching HaltAccording to the federal government, the border crisis is no longer bad enough to need Dallas County’s help. The news meant work to prepare vacant schools and other facilities came to a screeching halt on Thursday.
Unaccompanied Minors Not Coming To Dallas CountyJudge Clay Jenkins now says immigrant children will not come to Dallas County as he previously announced about a month ago.
Standing Room Only At Collin County Meeting About Immigrant ChildrenWith the threat of a so-called "immigrant tsunami," Collin County Commissioner Mark Reid invited the public to attend commissioner's court on Monday –- and they did.
Dallas County Not Yet Ready For Child Immigrants Dallas County says it won't meet its goal of accepting unaccompanied immigrant children by the end of the month, as federal teams continue to assess possible sites to house them.
Commissioner: Immigrant Children Not WelcomeImmigrant children aren't welcome in Collin County, according to Commissioner Mark Reid.
Collin County Commissioner Warns of "Illegal Immigrant Tsunami"Collin County Commissioner Mark Reid is warning of an "illegal immigrant tsunami" if "illegal immigrant children" are housed there.
Governor Perry Deploys Up To 1,000 National Guard To BorderOn Monday, Governor Rick Perry deployed up to 1,000 National Guard and some state guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border. At a news conference at the State Capitol, the Governor said, "The price of inaction is too high for Texans to pay."