Texas Eased Rules For Housing Immigrant ChildrenWhen it was overwhelmed by thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children, Texas relaxed its standards for the shelters that house them.
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.
Obama On A High Wire On Immigration Law ChangesPresident Barack Obama's call for additional authority to more quickly turn back young Central American border crossers is coming amid mounting resistance from some members of his Democratic Party.
Journalist, Activist Released By US Border Patrol Prominent immigration activist and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, who has lived and worked in the U.S. illegally for years, was released by U.S. Border Patrol agents on Tuesday after they detailed him at a South Texas airport.
Catholic Charities Needs Foster Families For Immigrant ChildrenCatholic Charities of Fort Worth says they are most in need of foster families for immigrant children.
California City Also Volunteers To Host Immigration DetaineesThe 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.
In Deep South Texas, A Daily Tide Of Poor MigrantsThe influx of migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border has grown so large that it now requires its own transportation system: government buses that spend each night idling on a Texas roadside, awaiting the latest arrivals.
Legal, Political Hurdles In Child Migrant CrisisThe legal, humanitarian and political constraints facing the Obama administration as it copes with thousands of Central American children entering the country illegally has come into sharp focus.
Judge Shares Preliminary Plan To Shelter 2,000 Migrant Children Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins announced three viable locations where about 2,000 immigrant children will seek refuge when they arrive in Dallas.
Dallas Shelters For Immigrant Children Could Be Open This MonthDallas County is putting a plan in place to house hundreds of children flooding the US-Mexico border, and details of the plan are beginning to take shape.
Child's Death In Texas Draws Attention To Immigration PerilsWhen authorities found an 11-year-old Guatemalan boy's body just about a mile from Texas' southern border, they also discovered his brother's Chicago phone number scribbled on the inside of his belt buckle.
Dallas Prepares To Provide Housing, Health Care For Immigrant ChildrenThe tens of thousands of immigrant children who somehow make their way to America do so not knowing the language or what will happen next. But local leaders are calling on North Texans to put politics aside, and respond as parents.