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Members of a criminal gang get ready to sniff cocaine. (credit: Getty Images/Raul ArboledaA/AFP)

Mexican Man Sentenced For Role In Texas Drug Ring

A Mexican citizen has been sentenced to more than nine years in prison for helping lead a South Texas drug ring

11/24/2014

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Homeland Security Chief On Texas Border After Immigration Order

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has told Border Patrol agents in Texas that enforcement priorities are realigning after President Barack Obama’s executive orders on immigration.

11/21/2014

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Abortion Provider Soon To Reopen On Texas Border

An abortion provider says the Rio Grande Valley this week will again have an abortion clinic for the first time in six months.

09/03/2014

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Wendy Davis Questions National Guard On Border

Democratic candidate Wendy Davis said Thursday that as governor she would pull Texas National Guard troops from the border if local officials determined they weren’t necessary.

08/07/2014

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis speaks at the podium as she announces her intentions to run for Governor at the W.G. Thomas Coliseum in Haltom City on Thursday, October 3, 2013. (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Davis To Speak At Mexican Border

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is to speak in McAllen amid a surge in illegal immigration and Gov. Rick Perry’s decision to send the National Guard to the border.

08/07/2014

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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

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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.

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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

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