Immigration Crisis

El Paso ID program aims to aid undocumented

A border immigrant rights group is set to launch efforts Wednesday to create a municipal ID for residents who don't have access to current forms of state identification.

Perry to require state agencies to use E-Verify

Nearly two weeks after President Obama announced an executive order on immigration, Gov. Rick Perry announced an order of his own.

Homeland Security Secretary: New Border measures coming

 

On the border with Obama's immigration foes

Michele Bachmann leapt out of a black SUV near a high cliff overlooking the Rio Grande, skipped to the edge of a boulder and scanned the river that divides her country from another.

Abbott: Immigration Lawsuit Could Come in Two Weeks

A state lawsuit challenging President Obama’s executive order shielding as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation could come from Texas in the next two weeks, Gov.-elect Greg Abbott said during a Monday press conferenc

Local reaction to President's executive order on immigration: 'not enough'

Presidential Executive Orders are usually steeped in controversy and President Obama's announcement Thursday night was no exception. The president is facing furious opposition from Congress.

Obama to announce immigration executive action in prime time address Thursday

President Barack Obama will unveil his long-awaited immigration plan Thursday evening, changing rules governing deportations that could affect millions of undocumented immigrants and setting off an explosive battle with Republicans.

24 cartel scouts arrested in AZ anti-smuggling operation

At least 24 drug cartel scouts have been rounded up in a special enforcement operation launched six months ago along the Arizona border.

Immigrant sanctuary effort may head to Texas

Faith-based leaders in Texas could be asked to open their churches and other places of worship to undocumented immigrants at risk for deportation as part of a growing national movement.

On the Border, military gear inspires mixed reactions

A federal program that transfers surplus military equipment to local communities — and is under review by the Obama administration — is drawing mixed reactions from border officials whose regions have benefited from the initiative.<

Push to repeal DREAM Act could face GOP criticism

If elected lieutenant governor in November, state Sen.

Against the odds, finding refuge in El Paso

In a seafood restaurant where most of the wait staff and clientele preferred Spanish to English, Dekha Hassan-Mohamed mustered some dry wit that reflected how she was slowly adapting to her surroundings on the Texas-Mexico border.

New York company withdraws bid to build Clint immigration facility

Plans to build the largest shelter in Texas for unaccompanied minors have been nixed according to representatives with the New York Company associated with the project.