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Fort Bliss Increases Security Procedures

The tighter security is to include random vehicle checks and access limited to Defense Department personnel at some of its gates.

09/09/2014

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National Guard On Border, But Not Perry’s 1,000

In coming weeks, Texas National Guardsmen on two separate missions will be working along the Texas-Mexico border in South Texas.

08/15/2014

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Louisiana Officials Visit Texas-Mexican Border

Concerns about illegal immigrants coming into Louisiana brings Louisiana officials to border.

CBS 11–08/03/2014

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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Migrant Family Shares Their Story Of Desperation Getting To Texas

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.

CBS 11–07/11/2014

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)

DISD Considering Using Closed Campuses To House Immigrant Kids

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.

CBSDFW.COM–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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Border Resident: Nancy Pelosi Should Visit My Ranch

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.”

06/27/2014

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)

Border Patrol Looking To House Immigrants In Abandoned Warehouses Along Rio Grande

Local governments in south Texas are overwhelmed by the more than 52,000 children who have entered the country illegal in recent months.

06/27/2014

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White House Set To Spend Millions To Stop Illegal Migrants

The White House prepares to spend millions to stop illegal migrants.

06/22/2014

US Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson (Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Border Sheriffs: DHS Secretary’s Visit To Texas Border ‘Too Late’

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.

06/20/2014

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

Close To 300 Women, Children Caught Along Texas-Mexico Border

A day after Texas state leaders approved a border security surge, close to 300 women and children have been caught trying to cross illegally into the U.S.

06/19/2014

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