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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
‘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.
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.
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.