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House OKs Bill To block Obama Deportation Relief

House Republicans have passed legislation to shut down a program by President Barack Obama granting deportation relief to immigrants brought here illegally as children.

5 hours ago

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House GOP Weighs Tough New Immigration Bills

House Republicans pushed legislation on Friday that could clear the way for eventual deportation of more than 500,000 immigrants brought here illegally as kids and address the surge of immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border.

14 hours ago

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GOP Weighs New Border Bill To Break Logjam

House Republicans expressed optimism that a revised $694 million bill addressing the surge of immigrants at the border would win over reluctant conservatives.

16 hours ago

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GOP Scrambles For Border Bill Votes

There was some late maneuvering on Wednesday ahead of a planned vote on Thursday on a $659 million bill to send resources that would address the immigration crisis on the border.

07/31/2014

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Americans Cool To Border-Crossing Kids

The poll found that 53 percent of Americans believe the United States has no moral obligation to offer asylum to people who escape violence or political persecution.

07/30/2014

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)

House To Vote On Slimmed Border Bill

Republicans have agreed to vote on a slimmed bill to address the immigration crisis by sending in National Guard troops to the border and speeding youths back to Central America.

07/29/2014

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Dallas Rally Aims To Ease Immigration Fears

Supporters of the plan to house undocumented kids in North Texas will gather in Dallas on Monday. Community and religious leaders want to ease fears about the plan.

07/28/2014

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Dallas Grandmother Behind Care Package Effort For Border Children

Dallas grandmother has organized a grassroots effort to provide care packages for children caught at the border.

CBS 11–07/26/2014

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Border Crisis Impacting North Texas Businesses

There’s a reason a Grand Prairie security alarm company has a lot of employees with military backgrounds.

07/22/2014

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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Catholic Leaders Respond To Gov. Perry’s Immigration Proposal

Leaders from The Catholic Diocese of Dallas and Fort Worth have responded to Governor Perry’s plan to send National Guard troops to the border.

07/21/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry waits during his introduction before addressing Austin's largest naturalization ceremony at the Delco Activity Center on May 11, 2007 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Taylor Jones/Getty Images)

Perry Expected To Announce National Guard Border Deployment

Gov. Rick Perry will announce the deployment of as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas border to help stem the tide of immigrants surging into the country illegally, according to conservative activists and media reports.

07/20/2014

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