Proposed legislation to address the surge of unaccompanied Central American children crossing into the U.S. is dividing Texas’ border lawmakers.
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During a meeting Wednesday, President Obama urged Gov. Rick Perry to support his call for more funds for border resources. Perry urged the president to address policies he says have made Texas a magnet for illegal activity.... Read more»
Texas border Democrats are pushing back against Republicans who have said that current White House policies are responsible for the swell of Central American migrants breaching the U.S.-Mexico border.... Read more»
Texas Gov. Rick Perry will meet with President Obama on Wednesday to discuss the continuing crisis on the border, an aide to the governor confirmed Tuesday.... Read more»
A woman who sued a border-area hospital and agents with U.S. Customs and Border Protection after being subjected to what she argued was an unwarranted body cavity search for drugs has settled part of the lawsuit for $1.1 million.... Read more»
On ABC News ‘This Week,’ Texas Gov. Rick Perry told host Martha Raddatz that the Obama Administration is failing on border security and that the President’s response is “about five years too late.”... Read more»
The U.S. Border Patrol’s union says that an appellate court ruling allowing a foreign national’s family to sue BP agents could seriously endanger officers, who in the future might hesitate to use deadly force when necessary.... Read more»1
The undocumented immigrants flooding into Texas from Central America don’t often know terms like “deferred action” or “prosecutorial discretion,” White House policies that grant relief from deportation and a possible work permit. But some are still basing their decisions to leave their home countries on misinformation — a rumor that they’ll be allowed to live here legally.... Read more»
President Barack Obama, calling the recent surge of immigrants into Texas a humanitarian crisis, has ordered FAME to coordinate an effort to maintain detention centers for unaccompanied minors and help reunite them with relatives in this country. His administration is also moving to send more assistance to Central America.... Read more»
Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Monday warned that if Central American leaders do not heed the call to stop their citizens from flooding across the Texas-Mexico border, the summer months will bear witness to a “trail of tears” caused by a surge of dead migrants.... Read more»
As immigrants — many of them unaccompanied minors — surge across the Texas-Mexico border, health officials warn of a looming medical crisis.
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A White House plan to deal with the influx of migrants illegally crossing Texas’ southern border is being met with criticism by progressive immigrants’ rights groups and conservative lawmakers.... Read more»