Texas is asking National and State Guard troops to volunteer to go to the border. But because this is considered active state duty, the Guard troops will get paid.
Gov. Rick Perry will announce the deployment of as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas border to help stem the tide of immigrants surging into the country illegally, according to conservative activists and media reports.
Groups on both sides of the immigration issue took their messages to the streets on Saturday, as plans move forward to locally house immigrant children in North Texas.
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.
The White House is meeting growing resistance from both the left and the right as it pushes a multibillion-dollar emergency spending bill for the southern border.
A 55,000-square foot warehouse converted to process immigrant children who have entered the U.S. illegally will open July 20.
Oscar winner Guillermo del Toro is producing the animated feature by first-time director Jorge Gutierrez, and joined him on Monday to unveil footage from the film.
Authorities in Parker County have arrested a man suspected of molesting a 9-year-old girl as she slept in her home. The suspect has been deported from the U.S. on four different occasions.
The crisis at the border will bring together two political rivals in Dallas. President Obama will touch down in North Texas and meet face-to-face with Gov. Rick Perry.
The influx of migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border has grown so large that it now requires its own transportation system: government buses that spend each night idling on a Texas roadside, awaiting the latest arrivals.
The legal, humanitarian and political constraints facing the Obama administration as it copes with thousands of Central American children entering the country illegally has come into sharp focus.
Some Sheriffs departments near the Texas border are very near bankruptcy by dealing with the illegal immigration crisis.