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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.

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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

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

Arizona Protesters Hope To Stop Immigrant Transfer

Dozens of protesters on both sides of the immigration debate showed up in a small town near Tucson on Tuesday after the sheriff said the federal government plans to transport about 40 immigrant children to an academy for troubled youths.

07/15/2014

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

Texas Lawmakers Working on Bill To Return Immigrant Children

Two Texas lawmakers are teaming up on a bill to speed removals of the unaccompanied Central American kids who’ve been arriving by the tens of thousands at the U.S.-Mexico border.

07/14/2014

Male undocumented immigrants sit in a holding cell at the U.S. Border Patrol detainee processing center on April 11, 2013 in McAllen, Texas.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

California City Also Volunteers To Host Immigration Detainees

The city of Bell on the edge of Los Angeles is planning to open a temporary shelter for the Central American children who have entered the country illegally in recent months.

CBS 11–07/12/2014

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Migrant Family Shares Their Story Of Desperation Getting To Texas

As the numbers of unaccompanied minors showing up to the Texas-Mexico border continues to rise, 14-year old Silvia Marroquin of El Salvador and her family are opening up to CBS 11 News about the teens journey to North Texas.

CBS 11–07/11/2014

Young boys sleep in a holding cell where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. (credit: Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

Judge Acknowledges Possible Unaccompanied Children Housing Delays

Dallas County Commissioners Court Judge Clay Jenkins says he knows he set an ambitious goal: By the end of this month, bring to Dallas County two thousand unaccompanied children from Central America who crossed the Texas border illegally.

CBS 11–07/10/2014

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