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

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.

09/11/2014

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

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.

08/07/2014

National Guard members stand in formation. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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.

08/05/2014

Central American immigrants just released from U.S. Border Patrol detention board a Greyhound bus for Houston and then other U.S. destinations on July 25, 2014 in McAllen, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Preparations For Unaccompanied Children Comes To Screeching Halt

According 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.

CBSDFW.COM–07/31/2014

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Unaccompanied Minors Not Coming To Dallas County

Judge Clay Jenkins now says immigrant children will not come to Dallas County as he previously announced about a month ago.

07/31/2014

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Standing Room Only At Collin County Meeting About Immigrant Children

With 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.

07/28/2014

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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.

07/25/2014

MISSION, TX - JULY 24: A mother and child, 3, from El Salvador await transport to a processing center for undocumented immigrants after they crossed the Rio Grande into the United States on July 24, 2014 in Mission, Texas. Tens of thousands of immigrant families and unaccompanied minors have crossed illegally into the United States this year and presented themselves to federal agents, causing a humanitarian crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Commissioner: Immigrant Children Not Welcome

Immigrant children aren’t welcome in Collin County, according to Commissioner Mark Reid.

07/24/2014

Central Americans Undertake Grueling Journey Through Mexico To U.S.

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.

07/24/2014

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

Governor Perry Deploys Up To 1,000 National Guard To Border

On 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.”

CBS 11–07/21/2014

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Supporters & Opponents At North Texas Immigration Demonstrations

Protesters in North Texas and across America were on a mission Friday to keep attention focused on the border crisis. There were demonstrations across the country, but the largest one in North Texas was in Dallas.

CBS 11–07/18/2014

Familes and Children Held In U.S. Customs and Border Protection Processing Facility

GPISD To Hold Public Meeting About Housing Immigrant Children

Grand Prairie residents will learn more about Dallas County’s plan to house undocumented children who have crossed into Texas illegally.

CBS 11–07/17/2014

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