Man Wanted In Dallas For Child Sexual Assault Charges, Jose Gerardo Ibarra Arrested At U.S.-Mexico BorderU.S. Customs and Border Protection agents arrested Jose Gerardo Ibarra at the Pharr International Bridge on April 6.
'Just Common Sense,' Texas House Committee Hears Bill To Close Background Checks Loophole In Private Gun SalesHouse Bill 118 would close the loophole that allows people to buy guns in this state through an unlicensed seller without first undergoing a background check.
'Stretched Beyond Thin,' Newly-Made Public Documents Detail Conditions Of Border Facilities Holding Migrant ChildrenSince March 7, 2021, occupancy at CBP's Donna facility has ranged from 2,200 to 4,500, the report said, well above the pandemic-era capacity of 500.
Sen. Ted Cruz Calls On President Biden To Reinstate Trump Border Policies During Dallas VisitSen. Cruz said the conditions in Dallas facility are better than at the Border Patrol facility in Donna, Texas, where he said the minors are in being held in cages and are packed closely together.
US Plans To House 3,000 Immigrant Children At Dallas Convention CenterThe U.S. government plans to use the downtown Dallas convention center to hold up to 3,000 immigrant teenagers as sharply higher numbers of border crossings have severely strained the current capacity to hold youths.
'The Biden Administration Is Helping The Cartels Make Money,' Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Speaks About Border SecurityTexas Governor Greg Abbott addressed the press at the Texas-Mexico border to discuss the state’s border security efforts amid what he calls the ongoing humanitarian crisis.
Rush To Build Border Wall Sections Leaves Damage Including Blown-Up Mountains, Toppled CactusThe push is on to build more of President Donald Trump’s border wall before his term ends next month, that has work crews using dynamite blasts, in remote and rugged areas, forever reshaping U.S. landscapes as they pulverize mountaintops.
More Than 1,000 Migrant Children In US Government Custody Have Contracted COVID-19More than 1,000 migrant children in US government custody have tested positive for coronavirus since March, according to the federal agency charged with their care.
Mexican Soldiers Kill 9 Alleged Gunmen At Texas BorderOfficials say Mexican soldiers killed nine alleged gunmen along the border with Texas in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas.
Former President Bush Pays Tribute To Immigrants In New BookBush, who served as president from 2001-2009, has often praised the contributions of immigrants, a notable contrast to President Donald Trump.
Despite Judge's Order, 100 Migrant Children Remain In ICE CustodyThe U.S. government did not release 100 immigrant children detained with their parents despite this week's deadline set by a judge who had described family detention centers as "on fire" due to the threat of the coronavirus.
Supreme Court Declines To Hear Environmental Groups' Border Wall ChallengeThe Supreme Court is leaving in place a decision that rejected environmental groups' challenge to sections of wall the Trump administration is building along the U.S. border with Mexico.
U.S. Extends Non-Essential Travel Restrictions With Mexico And CanadaThe United States has decided to extend its agreement with Mexico and Canada to keep their border closed to non-essential travel until July 21 during the coronavirus pandemic.
DHS: Coronavirus Pandemic Measures Cut Illegal Border Crossings By HalfA Trump administration official says illegal border crossings have dropped by half as the strictest U.S.-Mexico border policies yet went into place amid the coronavirus pandemic.
2 Texas Border Wall Projects Accelerated After Homeland Security Waives Contracting LawsSaying the move would accelerate construction of the wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, the Trump administration is set to waive federal contracting laws.