Gov. Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration At Southern Texas Border Due To 'Influx Of Unlawful Immigrants'"Texas continues to step up to confront the border crisis in the federal government's absence, but more must be done," said Gov. Greg Abbott in a statement.
Sen. John Cornyn, 2 Texas Congressmen Introduce Bipartisan Bill To Address Migrant Surge At Southern BorderIf passed, the bills would create at least four regional processing centers in high traffic Border Patrol sectors designed to handle what's expected to be the highest number of migrants crossing into the U.S. in 20 years.
Judge Blocks Trump Administration's US-Mexico Border Asylum Restrictions
Government Opens New Holding Center For Migrant Children In TexasThe U.S. government had opened it's newest holding center for detaining migrant children after they leave Border Patrol stations and it's in Texas.
Border Patrol Under Fire After Inappropriate Facebook Posts By Agents SurfaceAfter learning of a secret Facebook group for U.S. Border Patrol agents, the head of the federal law enforcement agency condemned some comments made there as "completely inappropriate".
Hundreds Of Migrant Children Moved From Squalid Conditions At Texas FacilityAfter reports that more than 300 children were being held in dismal conditions at a Border Patrol station in Texas the U.S. government has taken some action.
Texas Officials Say Woman, Toddler, 2 Infants Found Dead Near Border Died Of Heat ExposureOfficials in South Texas say four people, including three children, found dead near the border with Mexico most likely died of dehydration and heat exposure.
Migrant Children At Texas Border Facility Give First-Hand Account Of Dismal ConditionsA bleak portrait of conditions at a Borer Patrol facility near El Paso has emerged after a legal team interviewed dozens of children.
President Trump Backing Away From Threats To Close U.S.-Mexico BorderPresident Donald Trump eased up on his threats to close the southern border as officials in his administration explored measures that might satisfy his urge for action.
Southern Border Crisis Reaches North Texas As President Continues Closure ThreatsPresident Trump continues to threaten to seal off the southern border and cut off aid to Central America.
Immigration Officials Move Migrants From Holding Area Under El Paso BridgeU.S. immigration officials say they will close a migrant holding area under a bridge connecting El Paso with Juarez, Mexico.
Texas Voters Say Immigration Is Top Issue Facing NationVoters casting midterm election ballots in Texas are divided over the state of the nation, according to a wide-ranging survey of the American electorate.
Border Wall Contractors Prepare For Hostile EnvironmentOne potential bidder on President Donald Trump's border wall with Mexico wanted to know if authorities would rush to help if workers came under "hostile attack."
Visa Overstays Get Little Attention In Border Security DebateHomeland Security says 527,127 people who were supposed to leave the country in 2015 overstayed, more than the population of Atlanta. And that was only those who entered by plane or ship, not on land.
How Bad Is The Border Crisis? We Have The NumbersThe Border Patrol says in some places the amount of children illegally crossing over is 10 times what it was last year.