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Immigration Crisis

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.

TX Department of Public Safety releases border security trends, recent activity

The Texas Legislature has requested that the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) provide a publicly releasable summary of border incidents and a data report related to historical trends of crime along the Texas-Mexico border as well as curr

Could Cruz's immigration move lead to shutdown fight?

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said Tuesday Congress should "use all means necessary" to prevent President Barack Obama from granting what Cruz considers amnesty to more immigrants who are in the country illegally.

Cuban immigrants who fled to Central America now crossing border illegally in South Texas

A Catholic Charities shelter in Brownsville said it is helping more and more undocumented immigrants from Cuba. The shelter provides food and clothing to immigrants before sending them on buses to reunite with their families.

On Border, questions over National Guard Troops' needs

After media reports in the Rio Grande Valley suggested that some National Guard troops dispatched by Gov.

Guard's Arrival on Border Brings Reassurance, Concerns

This week at Anzalduas Park, which sits on the banks of the Rio Grande, a Texas Department of Public Safety boat patrolled the calm waters just feet away from the Mexican side of the river.

Attorneys struggling to help migrants navigate legal system

As images of Central American minors huddled on detention center floors or crowded atop a northbound freight train are being replayed around the country, Texas immigration lawyers are scrambling to coordinate representation for the migrants.

Hundreds march on Artesia immigration center

Hundreds of protesters gathered outside a New Mexico facility that's housing immigrants. The Santa-Fe based Somos Un Pueblo Unido and a coalition of Catholic churches rallied for an end to deportations Sunday.

Residents hold town meeting opposing proposed immigrant facility

Clint residents met with local lawmakers on Wednesday hoping to stop a proposed immigrant center from moving in.

Governor Perry visits National Guard troops

Texas Governor Rick Perry was in Bastrop County Wednesday to check on the progress of his executive order to deploy 1000 Texas National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border to help secure the border.