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Friday, Apr 13, 2018

Border Patrol Details National Guard Deployments, Jobs

Border Patrol Details National Guard Deployments, Jobs

Border Patrol discusses impending deployment of National Guard along the U.S-Mexico border.

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018

Texas Border Patrol Agent Charged in Deaths of Woman, Child

Texas Border Patrol Agent Charged in Deaths of Woman, Child

A supervisor for the U.S. Border Patrol killed a woman with whom he was romantically involved and her 1-year-old child before calling 911 claiming to have discovered the bodies near a park along the border with...

Monday, Apr 9, 2018

Abbott Quadruples Texas National Guard Deployed Along Border

Abbott Quadruples Texas National Guard Deployed Along Border

Governor Greg Abbott says he will boost the number of Texas National Guard troops to the Mexico border to at least 1,000, up from 250.

Saturday, Apr 7, 2018

TX Nat'l Guard Deploying to Border

TX Nat'l Guard Deploying to Border

Texas National Guard says it will deploy 250 personnel to the border with Mexico within the next 72 hours.

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2018

Abbott Welcomes National Guard Along Texas-Mexico Border

Abbott Welcomes National Guard Along Texas-Mexico Border

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he supports President Donald Trump's plan to deploy the National Guard along the U.S.-Mexico border to fight illegal immigration.

Monday, Feb 26, 2018

Mexico: 2 Texans Kidnapped, Rescued Near Monterrey

Mexico: 2 Texans Kidnapped, Rescued Near Monterrey

Authorities in Mexico say two kidnapped Americans have been rescued near the northern city of Monterrey and their two alleged abductors arrested.

Friday, Feb 9, 2018

New App to Help People Cross the Border Illegally

New App to Help People Cross the Border Illegally

A soon-to-be-launched mobile app to help people cross the southern border illegally is already causing controversy.

Thursday, Feb 8, 2018

FBI: Probe Shows No Evidence of Attack in Border Agent Death

FBI: Probe Shows No Evidence of Attack in Border Agent Death

FBI officials said the investigation into the November death of a U.S. Border Patrol agent has yielded no evidence that there was a "scuffle, altercation or attack."

Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018

76 Undocumented Immigrants Discovered Near Laredo

76 Undocumented Immigrants Discovered Near Laredo

Nearly 80 undocumented immigrants, including 13 children traveling alone, were found inside a trailer of a big rig near Laredo, Texas, authorities said.

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018

Off-Duty Border Patrol Agent Linked to Texas Fatal Shooting

Off-Duty Border Patrol Agent Linked to Texas Fatal Shooting

Investigators say a man has died in a West Texas shooting involving an off-duty Border Patrol agent in gunfire not related to the officer's law enforcement duties.

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