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Authorities took an hour to stop Uvalde gunman, raising questions about police response

The police response to the active shooter call has drawn mounting scrutiny in the days since the massacre. Texas officials have given vague and conflicting answers on what exactly happened after the gunman arrived at the school, and parents have criticized police for not acting quickly enough.... Read more»

Immigrants make last-ditch plea for deportation protections, work permits in Build Back Better

Undocumented workers and immigration advocates pushed for Democrats to keep work permits and protections from deportations in the final version of the $1.85 trillion Build Back Better social spending and climate package that the U.S. House approved Friday morning.... Read more»

FactChecking the November Democratic debate

Several candidates twisted the facts on health care, student loan debt, the gender wage gap and more.... Read more»

Justices concede likely impact of DACA ruling, still question program

The Supreme Court grappled Tuesday with the push to end the DACA program, with some justices suggesting that the Trump administration’s justification for the move was flimsy and did not take into account its full impact. ... Read more»

Border Patrol condemns secret Facebook group, but reveals few specifics

The agency won’t say how many employees have been disciplined or warned in the ongoing scandal over offensive social media posts.... Read more»

Democrats leave ICE meeting convinced arrests a taste of what’s to come

Democratic leaders left a meeting with immigration officials Thursday convinced that recent apprehensions, detentions and deportations have greatly expanded under President Donald Trump, and said they were told to “expect more arrests.”... Read more»

Texas gov will activate up to 1,000 Guard troops

Gov. Rick Perry will announce Monday that he is sending up to 1,000 National Guard troops to help beef up security along the Texas-Mexico border, two people with knowledge of the decision have confirmed. ... Read more»1

Lawmakers file a bipartisan bill on CBP oversight

Border lawmakers from opposing parties introduced legislation this week that would increase the monitoring of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s use-of-force practices and create a uniform complaint process to address allegations of misconduct by agency officials.... Read more»