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Nation’s Largest Family Lockup To Open In South Texas

The Obama administration on Monday unveiled a former oil field workers’ camp in rural South Texas that’s being converted into the nation’s largest family immigration detention center.

12/15/2014

Central Americans Undertake Grueling Journey Through Mexico To U.S.

Hardliners Push Opposing Obama Immigration Actions

In a defiant challenge to GOP leaders, immigration hardliners in Congress announced Wednesday they will oppose upcoming legislation to keep the government open.

12/03/2014

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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

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 24: Dallas nurse Nina Pham listens to U.S. President Barack Obama in the Oval Office of the White House October 24, 2014 in Washington, DC. Pham, a nurse who was infected with Ebola from treating patient Thomas Eric Duncan at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas and was first diagnosed on October 12, was declared free of the virus on Friday. (credit: Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Prayers Answered By Nurse Nina Pham’s Return To Texas

The elation of Dallas health care worker Nina Pham’s loved ones reached new heights after she was declared Ebola free.

10/24/2014

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Democrat Wendy Davis Says She Would Welcome Obama Visit

Democrat Wendy Davis says she would welcome President Barack Obama campaigning for her in Texas in the final days of her underdog bid for governor.

10/22/2014

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STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational Priority

Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.

08/27/2014

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In Deep South Texas, A Daily Tide Of Poor Migrants

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.

07/07/2014

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Legal, Political Hurdles In Child Migrant Crisis

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.

07/06/2014

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Governor Perry Testifies On Child Immigration Crisis

Gov. Rick Perry has testified at a U.S. House Homeland Security Committee hearing in South Texas that in addition to the humanitarian crisis created by a flood of unaccompanied child immigrants, there is a crisis involving border security.

07/03/2014

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White House Hits Back Against Governor Perry On Border Crisis

The White House says the Obama administration will continue to “rigorously” enforce the law when it comes to addressing the flood of unaccompanied child immigrants at the southern border.

07/03/2014

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New Bill Would Limit Student Loan Payments

The average amount students from Texas owe is $24,000. But it’s small compared to some states.

06/09/2014

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Julian Castro Accepts Housing Secretary Position

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro has accepted the national housing secretary position.

05/24/2014

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