Continuing coverage of the crisis on the Texas border and the surge of unaccompanied minors

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 09:48 AM CDT

Mexico Blasts Texas for Guard on Border

Mexico Blasts Texas for Guard on Border

Mexico's Foreign Relations Department is denouncing Texas' decision to deploy National Guard troops along the border.

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014 at 06:40 PM CDT

Gov. Perry Visits National Guard Training

Gov. Perry Visits National Guard Training

Gov. Rick Perry said Wednesday that sending National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border will defend not just his home state but the entire nation from "narco-terrorists."

Friday, Aug 15, 2014 at 06:59 PM CDT

Correction: National Guard on Border, but Not Perry's 1,000

Correction: National Guard on Border, but Not Perry's 1,000

In coming weeks, Texas National Guardsmen on two separate missions will be working along the Texas-Mexico border.

Friday, Aug 15, 2014 at 04:38 PM CDT

Perry: Guard Protecting U.S., Not Playing Politics

Perry: Guard Protecting U.S., Not Playing Politics

Gov. Rick Perry has visited some of the 1,000 National Guard troops he's ordered to the Texas-Mexico border but says he does not know how long they'll be deployed.

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014 at 03:02 PM CDT

Flow of Kids Slows Along Texas Border

Flow of Kids Slows Along Texas Border

Fewer unaccompanied immigrant children are crossing the Texas-Mexico border, allowing the federal government to close the temporary shelters that it hurriedly opened to handle the surge, authorities say.

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014 at 03:03 PM CDT

Davis Questions Nat'l Guard on Border

Davis Questions Nat'l Guard on Border

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis says that if elected governor she will listen to elected officials in South Texas if they say the National Guard is not needed for border security.