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.
Another Migrant Child Dies In Texas; 4th To Die In U.S. Custody Since DecemberA Guatemalan official says a 2½-year-old migrant child has died after crossing the border.
Death Of 16-Year-Old In Texas Raises Questions About U.S. Care Of MigrantsThe death of a 16-year-old boy has heightened scrutiny of the U.S. government's ability to adequately care for the surge in migrant families and children crossing the border.
Feds Have 6 Months To ID Children Split From Families At Mexican BorderA judge has given the federal government six months to identify potentially thousands of children who were separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border.
White House Blasts Judge Who Ruled Against Asylum Seekers PolicyThe White House says President Trump "will do whatever it takes" to protect Americans after a judge blocked the administration's policy of returning asylum seekers to Mexico.
Trump Administration Says It Needs 2 Years To ID Separated Migrant ChildrenThe Trump administration wants up to two years to find potentially thousands of children who were separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico Border.
3rd Judge Blocks Trump Administration's 2020 Census Citizenship QuestionA third federal judge has blocked the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census.