A border patrol union has backed out of a meeting with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, but the billionaire businessman is charging ahead with plans to visit the U.S. Mexico border Thursday.
The tighter security is to include random vehicle checks and access limited to Defense Department personnel at some of its gates.
In coming weeks, Texas National Guardsmen on two separate missions will be working along the Texas-Mexico border in South Texas.
Concerns about illegal immigrants coming into Louisiana brings Louisiana officials 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.”
As the numbers of unaccompanied minors showing up to the Texas-Mexico border continues to rise, 14-year old Silvia Marroquin of El Salvador and her family are opening up to CBS 11 News about the teens journey to North Texas.
In the last two years, the DISD has closed at least a dozen school campuses. CBS 11 News has learned that several of those buildings are now on the list of locations the federal government is looking at to temporarily house 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.
A woman says illegal immigrants and gang members are often captured on her south Texas ranch. She’s heard them say, “That’s okay, Obama’s gonna let me go.”
Local governments in south Texas are overwhelmed by the more than 52,000 children who have entered the country illegal in recent months.
The White House prepares to spend millions to stop illegal migrants.
The Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson’s arrival in Texas is being met with mixed feelings by some law enforcement officials along the border.