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.
Agricultural leaders from eight states far from the Mexican border are to join the Texas agriculture commissioner on a border security tour of the Rio Grande Valley.
Less than a month after the U.S. Homeland Security secretary visited the busiest sector on the Southwest border, his second-in-command will do the same.
Sen. Ted Cruz is in Mission and McAllen on Tuesday, beginning a two-day tour of the Texas-Mexico border to tout his record in the U.S. Senate and talk about border security.