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

Thursday, Sep 11, 2014 at 06:44 PM CDT

Federal Officials Propose Texas Immigration Lockup

Federal Officials Propose Texas Immigration Lockup

Federal authorities want to build a new South Texas immigration lockup for families amid an unprecedented surge in the number of youngsters pouring across the U.S. border, a federal official said Thursday.

Monday, Sep 8, 2014 at 03:47 PM CDT

Obama Administration Seeks $1.2B for Border

Obama Administration Seeks $1.2B for Border

The Obama administration renewed its plea Monday for Congress to provide additional money to deal with the unaccompanied migrant children at the border, even as Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson declared...

Wednesday, Sep 3, 2014 at 01:27 PM CDT

Number of Child Immigrants at Border Declining

Number of Child Immigrants at Border Declining

The number of immigrant children caught alone illegally crossing the Mexican border into the United States continued to decline in August.

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014 at 12:59 PM CDT

Border Patrol Agent Fires at Armed Militia Member

Border Patrol Agent Fires at Armed Militia Member

The Border Patrol says an agent shot at someone near the Texas-Mexico border who later identified himself as a militia member.

Friday, Aug 29, 2014 at 08:22 PM CDT

2 Nat'l Guard Troops at Border Getting Financial Help

2 Nat'l Guard Troops at Border Getting Financial Help

At least two Texas National Guard troops are in need of financial assistance after being sent to the Texas-Mexico border in response to a surge of children pouring into the U.S. illegally, officials said...