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Thursday, Jul 12, 2018

ACLU Wants Info on Why Immigrant Kids Haven't Been Reunited

ACLU Wants Info on Why Immigrant Kids Haven't Been Reunited

Lawyers representing immigrant parents separated from their children during the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance crackdown are demanding more information about why only about half of minors under the...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018

Mexican Consul Says Texas Sheriff Defends Stops in Meeting

Mexican Consul Says Texas Sheriff Defends Stops in Meeting

A Mexican diplomat says a Texas sheriff told him he stood by a traffic sting that led to the arrest of 14 undocumented immigrants, many of whom were later deported.

Saturday, Jul 7, 2018

South Texas Lawyer, Activist Accused of Smuggling Immigrants

South Texas Lawyer, Activist Accused of Smuggling Immigrants

A lawyer and activist is charged with human smuggling after being accused of picking up two immigrants in the U.S. illegally on the side of a South Texas road.

Saturday, Jul 7, 2018

Lawmaker: Tent Shelter for Migrant Teens Open Indefinitely

Lawmaker: Tent Shelter for Migrant Teens Open Indefinitely

A state senator says he has been told the temporary tent shelter in far West Texas for immigrant minors will stay open indefinitely.

Monday, Jun 25, 2018

Texas Group Takes in About 30 Parents Separated From Kids

Texas Group Takes in About 30 Parents Separated From Kids

A Texas charitable organization says 32 immigrant parents separated from their children were freed into its care, but they don't know where their kids are or when they might see them again despite government...

Saturday, Jun 23, 2018

Rio Grande Valley Becomes Hot Spot in Immigration Battle

Rio Grande Valley Becomes Hot Spot in Immigration Battle

Tempers hit a boiling point Saturday outside of the Border Patrol station in McAllen, when protesters saw a bus full of migrant families trying to drive by. The demonstrators gathered in the streets and blocked...

Saturday, Jun 23, 2018

'Frat Chat' Condemned by Texas Tech as Racially Charged

'Frat Chat' Condemned by Texas Tech as Racially Charged

Late Thursday night, Texas Tech condemned "abhorrent" and "racially charged" messages that recently appeared on social media. The comments were described by Texas Tech as "frat chat" on Twitter.

Friday, Jun 22, 2018

Rep. McCaul Cautiously Optimistic About Immigration Bill

Rep. McCaul Cautiously Optimistic About Immigration Bill

U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX 10th District), tells NBC 5 he is cautiously optimistic the second immigration bill will pass after the first one was voted down Thursday.

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018

US Mayors Travel to Border to Demand Family Reunification

US Mayors Travel to Border to Demand Family Reunification

Mayors from more than a dozen U.S. cities including New York and Los Angeles gathered near a holding facility for immigrant children on Texas' border with Mexico to call for the immediate reunification...

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018

Lawmakers Work Late into the Evening on Immigration Bills

Lawmakers Work Late into the Evening on Immigration Bills

Lawmakers on the Rules Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives spent Wednesday evening working on two immigration bills set to go to the house floor Thursday.

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