Texas Border Crisis - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

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

Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015

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.

Friday, Sep 12, 2014

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.

Friday, Aug 29, 2014

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.

Monday, Aug 18, 2014

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.

Friday, Aug 15, 2014

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

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.

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014

National Guard: Length of Border Mission a First

National Guard: Length of Border Mission a First

The commander overseeing 1,000 National Guard troops being sent to the Rio Grande Valley says the open-ended mission is a first for the reserve military force.

Monday, Aug 4, 2014

Perry Using Emergency Funds on Border

Perry Using Emergency Funds on Border

Gov. Rick Perry says he's using $38 million in emergency funds to start deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops to Texas' border with Mexico.

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014

Lawmakers: Is Beefed-Up Border Security Worth it?

Lawmakers: Is Beefed-Up Border Security Worth it?

A legislative panel is questioning what Texas will ultimately have to show for the $4.2 million per week it's spending on beefed-up border security amid a surge of unaccompanied immigrant children.