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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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Lt. Gov. Patrick: National Guard Not Leaving Texas Border

The Lieutenant Governor says state leaders no longer want the Texas National Guard off the border with Mexico next month as originally planned.

02/10/2015

U.S. Border Patrol patch.  (Associated Press photo)

Border Patrol Seeks More Female Agents

The U.S. Border Patrol is actively looking to increase the number of female agents in its ranks to help with the influx of women who are crossing into the country illegally.

12/08/2014

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)

House Panel Examines Texas Border Surge Cost

A Texas House panel is again examining how much Gov. Rick Perry’s National Guard troop surge to the Texas-Mexico border will cost the state.

12/04/2014

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Multistate Coalition Sues Over President’s Immigration Order

Texas is leading a 17-state coalition in suing over the Obama administration’s recently announced executive actions on immigration.

12/03/2014

Members of a criminal gang get ready to sniff cocaine. (credit: Getty Images/Raul ArboledaA/AFP)

Mexican Man Sentenced For Role In Texas Drug Ring

A Mexican citizen has been sentenced to more than nine years in prison for helping lead a South Texas drug ring

11/24/2014

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North Texans Speak Out About Illegal Immigration Issue

Patricia Moore and her family came from Colombia and waited 15 years to become U.S. citizens.

11/20/2014

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Texas Officials Seek $86M To Extend Border Security

Texas Gov. Rick Perry wants to spend more than $86 million to extend extra security patrols along the border with Mexico to next August.

11/18/2014

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