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U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz walks towards the Senate Chamber after the weekly Senate Republican Policy Committee luncheon on September 24, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Cruz To Visit Border Amid Immigration Surge

Sen. Ted Cruz is traveling to the Mexico border in Texas for a firsthand look at a surge of unaccompanied children who have crossed illegally into the United States.

07/18/2014

Nora Longoria (credit: McAllen Police Department)

Police: Appeals Court Judge Arrested On DWI Charge

South Texas authorities say a state appeals court judge was arrested for drunken driving following a weekend traffic stop.

07/17/2014

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Texas Processing Center For Child Migrants To Open

A 55,000-square foot warehouse converted to process immigrant children who have entered the U.S. illegally will open July 20.

07/17/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01:  'Documented' Writer and Director Jose Antonio Vargas during a Special Screening Of "Documented" Co-Hosted By Asia Society And MTV at Asia Society on May 1, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Anna Webber/Getty Images for Define American)

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.

CBS 11–07/15/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01:  'Documented' Writer and Director Jose Antonio Vargas during a Special Screening Of "Documented" Co-Hosted By Asia Society And MTV at Asia Society on May 1, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Anna Webber/Getty Images for Define American)

Journalist, Activist Detained By US Border Patrol In Texas

Prominent immigration activist and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, who has lived and worked in the U.S. without legal documentation for years, was detained by U.S. Border Patrol agents on Tuesday at a South Texas airport.

07/15/2014

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Immigrant Kids May Soon Shelter In Dallas

Fresh off of their tour of detention facilities in McAllen, near the Mexican border, officials in Dallas County will reveal their plans for immigrants on Thursday.

07/03/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants near the U.S.-Mexico border (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

U.S. Plans Child Migrant Processing Center In Texas

The U.S. government has received permits to transform an empty 55,000-square foot warehouse into a processing facility for unaccompanied child immigrants who have entered the country illegally.

06/23/2014

An aerial view of the border between Reynosa, Mexico (L) and McAllen, Texas. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Border Security ‘Surge’ Could Create Ghost Towns Along Rio Grande

An increased security presence near the Mexican border created “ghost towns” last year, as illegal immigrants stayed off the roads. Officials hope to avoid this scenario this time around.

06/19/2014

Barge Leaks Oil Into Galveston Bay After Collision

A barge carrying 924,000 gallons of thick, tarry fuel oil collided Saturday with another ship in the Houston ship channel and was leaking oil, officials said.

03/22/2014

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Two More Texas Clinics Closing Amid New Abortion Law

Two more Texas abortions clinics are closing because of new restrictions placed on the facilities by the Republican-controlled Legislature.

03/06/2014

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Experts Say Target Hackers Tough To Find

It does not surprise experts that some debit and credit card numbers stolen from Target’s computer systems may have surfaced during a bust along the Texas border this week.

01/22/2014

Parked next to a section of the border fence, a Border Patrol agent watches an area of the U.S.-Mexico border along the Rio Grande River May 26, 2010, near Hidalgo. (credit: Getty Images/Scott Olson)

Two Arrested At US Border With 112 Credit Cards Containing Stolen Info

Police said that two people trying to enter the U.S. from Mexico have been arrested on fraud charges related to the theft of personal data from Target retail stores.

01/20/2014

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