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.
More Scrutiny For Texas Border patrol Center After Teen Found With PreemieNew scrutiny over the weekend for a South Texas U.S. Border Patrol where a teenage mother was found with a premature baby.
Conditions At Texas Border Patrol Facility Highlighted After Premature Baby FoundAn advocate found a sick teen with a tiny baby, born premature, being held in detention instead of where she believes the baby should have been — a hospital neonatal unit.
Presidential Candidate Beto O'Rourke Unveils Sweeping Immigration PlanDemocratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Wednesday unveiled a sweeping immigration plan to seek a pathway to U.S. citizenship for 11 million people in the country illegally.
South Texas Border Patrol Facility Resumes Intake Of Migrants After Flu OutbreakThe primary Border Patrol facility for processing migrants in South Texas has resumed normal operations, less than 24 hours after the facility suspended intake operations after 32 people tested positive for the flu.
Border Patrol Closes South Texas Facility That Detained Migrant Who Later DiedBorder patrol agents have temporarily closed their primary facility for processing migrants in South Texas after the death of a 16-year-old boy.
Prosecutors: Texas Man Smuggled Immigrants Into The US In FurnitureIn all, 6 people were found in a plastic-wrapped dresser and sofa, now a Texas man is going to prison for human trafficking.
Another Migrant Child Has Died In Texas After Detention By Border PatrolThe U.S. government has confirmed another 16-year-old Guatemalan child died Monday at a Border Patrol station in South Texas.