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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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Spending For More Border Security Announced

The state’s Republican leadership has authorized the Texas Department of Public Safety to spend about $1.3 million per week to fund operations to fight what they describe as a surge of illegal immigration along the Texas-Mexico border, the GOP leaders announced Wednesday evening.

06/19/2014

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TX Lawmakers Say Special Session May Be Needed To Secure Border

State Rep. Debbie Riddle says that the surge of illegal immigrants along the Rio Grande Valley has passed crisis levels, with over 100,000 expected to be captured this year.

06/17/2014

Oribe Peralta of Mexico celebrates his goal in the second half during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group A match between Mexico and Cameroon at Estadio das Dunas on June 13, 2014 in Natal, Brazil.  (Photo by Miguel Tovar/Getty Images)

Peralta Goal Leads Mexico Past Cameroon

Oribe Peralta scored in the second half to help Mexico to a 1-0 victory over Cameroon, giving them a crucial three points in Group A.

06/13/2014

A U.S. Border Patrol agent looks for footprints from illegal immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. (credit: Getty Images/John Moore)

Texas Asks Feds For $30 Million To Secure Border

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has asked the U.S. Homeland Security secretary for $30 million so Texas can send more state troopers to the Texas-Mexico border to provide security while the Border Patrol is contending with an immigration surge.

06/12/2014

Jose Luis Zalaya (Credit: Jose Luis Zalaya)

PhD Candidate Describes His Illegal Journey Into The U.S.

Jose Luis Zelaya, currently a 27-year-old Ph.D candidate at Texas A&M University, describes his illegal journey from Honduras into the United States almost 15 years ago.

06/12/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Border Sheriff Likens Influx Of Illegal Immigrants To Hurricane Katrina

Officials say that nearly a thousand illegal immigrants a day are crossing into Texas from Mexico, an anomaly that is now being compared to Hurricane Katrina.

06/11/2014

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Overrun By Immigrants, Border Agents Doing Paperwork Instead Of Patrolling

Influx of illegal immigrants is putting a major strain on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security causing agents to fill out paperwork, transport, feed and moving these folks around.

06/09/2014

Photo of Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi taken from the 'Free USMC Sgt Tahmooressi from Mexican Jail' Facebook page.

TX Congressman Wants ‘Trade-Off’ To Free U.S. Marine From Mexico

‘It’s ironic that we can deal with the Taliban and get an American soldier released but we can’t get a Marine across the border released,’ Rep. Poe says.

06/06/2014

The Mexico team huddles up before playing Ecuador during an international friendly match at the AT&T Stadium on May 31, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Chris Covatta/Getty Images)

Montes Scores Before Injury As Mexico Tops Ecuador

Luis Montes scored two minutes before a leg injury sent him to the hospital, helping Mexico beat Ecuador 3-1 Saturday in the first of three tuneups in the U.S. leading to the World Cup.

05/31/2014

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NBA Expands Games To Mexico & London

The NBA will play games in Mexico City and London next season as part of its extended global schedule. They come after a series of games in Brazil, China, Germany and Turkey.

05/29/2014

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