President Barack Obama’s call for additional authority to more quickly turn back young Central American border crossers is coming amid mounting resistance from some members of his Democratic Party.
President Obama is headed to Dallas and Austin this week, a trip that began as a fundraising effort for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, but will now include meetings to discuss the crisis at the Texas border.
Even as the White House prepares to take in potentially hundreds of children illegally crossing the border with Mexico on their own, some in Dallas County are questioning the authority to house them here.
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.
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.
The average amount students from Texas owe is $24,000. But it’s small compared to some states.
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky says he and Texas counterpart Ted Cruz will be “friendly competitors” should both run for president in 2016.
Adan Gonzalez of South Oak Cliff is living out his dream and defying all odds while doing so. Gonzalez, Georgetown University student and future White house intern, is now trying to help others like him who are striving for more.
To prevent the “Romo curse” from hurting the Spurs, a fan is petitioning the White House to keep Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo away from San Antonio for the remainder of the NBA Playoffs.
A pair of women from Richardson have returned to North Texas after a whirlwind three days at the White House Easter Egg Roll.
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