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Farmers Branch Loses Battle To Enact Anti-Immigrant Laws

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.

03/03/2014

A special agent from Immigration and Customs Enforcement searches a vehicle heading into Mexico at the Hidalgo border crossing on May 28, 2010 in Hidalgo, Texas. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Federal Cuts Lead To Mass ICE Detention Centers Release

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.

CBSDFW.COM–02/27/2013

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton (R) speaks as National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) CEO John Ryan (L) listens during a news conference January 3, 2013 at the ICE headquarters in Washington, DC. Director Morton and CEO Ryan announced that 123 victims of child sexual exploitation were identified by ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) during Operation Sunflower with 44 children directly rescued from their abusers and called on the public's help in a number of unsolved cases. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Dozens Of Children Rescued In Exploitation Probe

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.

01/04/2013