Immigration and Customs Enforcement
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.
A former Pennsylvania coal town and a Dallas suburb lost a lengthy battle to enact anti-immigrant laws Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear their appeals.
Even before cuts effect, at least one federal agency is already making money-saving moves. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement has released hundreds of illegal immigrants from detention centers across the country, including here in Texas.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says 36 of 123 sexually exploited children identified in a five-week, international child pornography investigation were rescued in North Texas.