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North Texans March In Labor Day Parade For Higher Wages

Hundreds of North Texans marched down Dallas streets holding signs calling for higher wages. It was a Labor Day Parade with a message.

08/30/2014

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Cantrell: “Ashamed” Of Commissioner’s For Not Voting Price Out

An effort to temporarily suspend embattled Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price, with pay, failed on Tuesday. Price sat expressionless as Mike Cantrell’s motion failed.

CBS 11–08/26/2014

Central American immigrants just released from U.S. Border Patrol detention board a Greyhound bus for Houston and then other U.S. destinations on July 25, 2014 in McAllen, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Preparations For Unaccompanied Children Comes To Screeching Halt

According to the federal government, the border crisis is no longer bad enough to need Dallas County’s help. The news meant work to prepare vacant schools and other facilities came to a screeching halt on Thursday.

CBSDFW.COM–07/31/2014

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Unaccompanied Minors Not Coming To Dallas County

Judge Clay Jenkins now says immigrant children will not come to Dallas County as he previously announced about a month ago.

07/31/2014

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Dallas City Leaders React To Price’s Arrest

The probe of Commissioner Price went on from 2001 to 2011. Most current commissioners weren’t on the court during most of that time.

07/25/2014

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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

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Separating Fact From Fiction at Grand Prairie ISD Meeting On Immigration

Grand Prairie ISD held a meeting to inform residents about how they will handle the hundreds of undocumented children that will be housed in an empty school.

CBS 11–07/17/2014

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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Dallas County Preparing To House 2,000 Immigrant Children

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins is proposing a partnership between the federal government, the county and non-profits that has not been seen since Hurricane Katrina.

06/30/2014

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Dallas County To House Up To 2,000 Immigrant Children

As many as 2,000 unaccompanied immigrant children will be brought to Dallas by the end of July. The county will be prepared to offer lodging to undocumented children who are currently in holding facilities in McAllen.

CBS 11–06/28/2014

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President Obama To Thank Affordable Care Act Volunteers During Dallas Visit

Amid all of the controversy surrounding the troubled roll-out of the Affordable Care Act, President Obama will meet Wednesday with North Texas volunteers to thank them for helping to spread the word about the healthcare reform law.

CBS 11–11/04/2013

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Dallas County Joins Federal Voter Identification Lawsuit

After a fairly heated discussion, Dallas County commissioners voted 3-2 to join the federal voting rights challenge to Texas’ new voter ID law, which requires voters to present photo identification to vote in person.

08/20/2013

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