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Report Estimates Cost Of Educating Unaccompanied Children

A 16-year-old boy from El Salvador living in Dallas says he’s getting a better education here than in El Salvador for several reasons.

CBS 11–08/15/2014

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National Guard: Length Of Border Mission A First

The commander overseeing 1,000 National Guard troops being sent to the Rio Grande Valley says the open-ended mission is a first for the reserve military force.

08/05/2014

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Unaccompanied Minors Not Coming To Dallas County

Judge Clay Jenkins now says immigrant children will not come to Dallas County as he previously announced about a month ago.

07/31/2014

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Dallas County Not Yet Ready For Child Immigrants

Dallas County says it won’t meet its goal of accepting unaccompanied immigrant children by the end of the month, as federal teams continue to assess possible sites to house them.

07/25/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry announces his intention to deploy National Guard troops to border. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Gov. Perry Sending National Guard To Texas Border

Gov. Rick Perry says he’s deploying as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border after growing tired of “lip service” from the federal government.

CBS 11–07/21/2014

Young boys sleep in a holding cell where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. (credit: Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

Judge Acknowledges Possible Unaccompanied Children Housing Delays

Dallas County Commissioners Court Judge Clay Jenkins says he knows he set an ambitious goal: By the end of this month, bring to Dallas County two thousand unaccompanied children from Central America who crossed the Texas border illegally.

CBS 11–07/10/2014

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Obama Calls Meeting With Perry “Constructive”

After all the back and forth criticism between Governor Perry and The White House, the Governor got what he wanted Wednesday: a one on one meeting with President Obama.

CBSDFW.COM–07/09/2014

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Arrival Of 2,000 Border Children To Dallas County Could Be Delayed

While Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said as many as 2,000 children from the border will be coming to Dallas County by the end of July, almost no work has been done by the federal government to prepare at least two of the three potential shelter sites.

CBS 11–07/09/2014

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Teen Mom Endures Hunger, Lack Of Sleep & Violence To Get To Texas

Some unaccompanied minors have already arrived in North Texas and have been released to relatives or family friends until their day in court. This story details the trials and perils of a teenage girl and her one-year-old son.

CBSDFW.COM–07/07/2014

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Steps Being Taken To Make Sure Arriving Immigrant Kids Are Healthy

Some people are expressing health concerns as hundreds, possibly thousands, of immigrant children head to North Texas. There are reports the kids could have diseases like swine flu and tuberculosis. But some of the concerns are unfounded.

CBSDFW.COM–07/07/2014

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North Texans Set Out To Help Arriving Immigrant Children

While protestors have greeted immigrant children in other states, many North Texans are asking how they can help. A master plan is not in place yet, but many local organizations are already preparing for the more than 2,000 children expected to arrive.

CBS 11–07/07/2014

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North Texas Business Collecting Toys For Unaccompanied Minors

A North Texas small business has stepped up to help the children set to be housed in Dallas County.

07/05/2014

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