Texas Congresswoman: "DHS Is Doing Nothing But Covering Up" Border Station ConditionsA Texas congresswoman has accused the Department of Homeland Security of a "cover-up" in response to "horrific" conditions at some stations along the Texas/Mexico border.
Dallas One Of Three Texas Cities Eyed For Permanent Child Detention CentersWill the search for permanent facilities reduce the possible need for temporary shelters in the future?
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".
5 Charged In Human Trafficking Case After 18 Immigrants Rescued In HoustonHouston police arrested five men in a human trafficking investigation for allegedly holding 18 Latin American immigrants for ransom, police said.
Advocates Want Court To Order Immediate Child Border Facility InspectionsImmigrant advocates are asking a federal judge to issue an emergency order requiring the immediate inspections of child border detention facilities like the one in Clint, Texas.
Fort Worth Company Awarded $26M Government Contract To Supply Border Security TechnologyA North Texas defense electronics company will continue to protect America's border with funds from a $26 million contract from the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
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.
Childhood Poverty Continues To Swell, Especially In The SouthwestTexas' childhood population swelled by an additional 2.5 million since 1990. The number of children in poverty there increased from about 1.1 million to 1.5 million.
'Kids Count' Childhood Poverty Rankings Show Slight Improvement In TexasThe "Kids Count" report released Monday ranks Texas 41st among the 50 states, an improvement from 43rd a year ago.