Mexico

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Police Believe Missing Mom & Child Are In Mexico

Dallas police released new information about a missing woman and her one-year-old son Thursday afternoon. Officials believe they know where Heidi Martinez-Trejo and son Carlos Gomez are, but haven’t located the pair.

CBSDFW.COM–03/19/2015

Texas State Capitol

Texas House OKs Sweeping Border Security Bill

Plans to hire of hundreds of new troopers for the Texas-Mexico border is part of sweeping border security measures tentatively approved by the Texas House.

03/18/2015

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)

Texas Border Security Bill Heads To House

A sweeping border security bill that would accelerate the hiring of state troopers along the Texas-Mexico border is set to clear a major hurdle in the Capitol on Wednesday.

03/18/2015

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Texas Inmate Talks About His 1997 Escape, Time At-Large

Jose Salaz knew he was being hunted after escaping from a South Texas prison to start a new life in Mexico with his wife and children.

CBS 11–03/15/2015

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Southwest Wins Approval For Flights From Houston To Mexico

Dallas-based Southwest plans to operate the flights beginning in October from a new international terminal being built at Houston’s Hobby Airport.

03/11/2015

Euless Grapevine PD Shooting

Grapevine PD Will Not Release Officer Involved Shooting Video – Yet

The continued outcry from family, friends and diplomats will not result in dash-cam video of a Grapevine police officer involved shooting being released any earlier.

03/05/2015

Euless Grapevine PD Shooting

Protest Set After Man Killed By Grapevine Cop

Police in Euless are meeting with government officials from Mexico on Thursday after an officer with the Grapevine PD shot and killed a Mexican national last week.

02/26/2015

Pins in a map mark destinations in Mexico, Central America and South America. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Texas DPS Warns Against Mexico Trips

The Texas Department of Public Safety on Tuesday again warned students looking forward to spring break to avoid taking trips to Mexico due to drug-related violence.

02/25/2015

Texas National Guard soldier scans the Mexican side of the U.S.-Mexico border on September 11, 2014 in Havana, Texas. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

High Price Tag Of Texas Border Security Plan Draws Scrutiny

Calls for unprecedented border security spending in Texas are drawing bipartisan scrutiny as the Senate proposes doubling funding to pay for more manpower and crime-fighting technology.

02/23/2015

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Feds Ask Judge To Lift Hold On Obama’s Immigration Action

The U.S. government asked a federal judge Monday to lift his temporary hold on President Barack Obama’s action to shield millions of immigrants from deportation.

02/23/2015

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

Texas Guard Troops Staying On Border, But Some Question Mission

Still unclear is how many guard troops will remain, serving in their strictly surveillance role. They are armed, but they do not have arrest authority and must call another agency at the first sign of trouble.

02/20/2015

Texas National Guard soldier scans the Mexican side of the U.S.-Mexico border on September 11, 2014 in Havana, Texas. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Texas National Guard Wants ‘Predictability’ On Border Surge

The commander of the Texas National Guard wants “predictability” for his troops who are living in motels along the border with Mexico and have the end of their deployment up in the air again.

02/11/2015

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