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.
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.
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.
Dallas-based Southwest plans to operate the flights beginning in October from a new international terminal being built at Houston’s Hobby Airport.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Lieutenant Governor says state leaders no longer want the Texas National Guard off the border with Mexico next month as originally planned.