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

Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 at 07:34 AM CDT

2008 Law Unexpectedly at Center of Border Debate

2008 Law Unexpectedly at Center of Border Debate

A 2008 law to address human trafficking is at the center of the debate over the immigration crisis at the nation's Southern border.

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 07:04 PM CDT

Perry to Send National Guard Troops to Border

Perry to Send National Guard Troops to Border

Gov. Rick Perry said Monday he is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops over the next month to the Texas-Mexico border to combat criminals that Republican state leaders say are exploiting a surge...

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 09:42 PM CDT

White House Reports Drop in Minors Crossing Border

White House Reports Drop in Minors Crossing Border

The White House says the number of unaccompanied minors crossing the border is dropping significantly.

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 07:01 PM CDT

National Guard Troops Going to Border

National Guard Troops Going to Border

Gov. Rick Perry said Monday he is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops over the next month to the Texas-Mexico border to combat criminals that Republican state leaders say are exploiting a surge...

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 04:46 PM CDT

Strained Sources As Immigrants Cross Texas Border

Strained Sources As Immigrants Cross Texas Border

Gov. Rick Perry said Monday he is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops over the next month to the Texas-Mexico border to combat criminals that Republican state leaders say are exploiting a surge...

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 04:42 PM CDT

Perry Sending Troops to Border

Perry Sending Troops to Border

Gov. Rick Perry said Monday he is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops over the next month to the Texas-Mexico border to combat criminals that Republican state leaders say are exploiting a surge...