Texas Border Crisis - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

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

Friday, Dec 11, 2015 at 11:34 AM CST

Immigrant Children Influx Prompts Immigration Debate

Immigrant Children Influx Prompts Immigration Debate

The decision to temporarily house hundreds of unaccompanied children from Central America in Ellis and Rockwall counties is prompting a passionate debate over illegal immigration.

Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015 at 01:05 PM CST

TX Nat'l Guard Wants 'Predictability' on Border Surge

TX Nat'l Guard Wants 'Predictability' on Border Surge

The commander of the Texas National Guard wants "predictability" for his troops who are living in motels along the border with Mexico and have the end of their deployment up in the air again.

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 at 04:13 PM CDT

Gov. Perry Criticizes Mexico Border 'Failure'

Gov. Perry Criticizes Mexico Border 'Failure'

In a sharp criticism of Mexico's "failure" on immigration and crime policies, Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday invited President Enrique Pena Nieto to visit his state and observe law enforcement efforts on the...

Friday, Sep 12, 2014 at 03:24 PM CDT

Mexican Pres. Condemns Texas' Guard Deployment

Mexican Pres. Condemns Texas' Guard Deployment

Texas' decision to deploy National Guard troops along its border with Mexico is "unpleasant" and "reprehensible," Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto says.

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.