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Friday, Jan 11, 2019 at 05:55 PM CST

Texas Detention Camp for Migrant Teens Shutting Down

Texas Detention Camp for Migrant Teens Shutting Down

The nonprofit running what once was the largest U.S. detention camp housing migrant teenagers said the last children left the facility Friday. The tent city in Tornillo, Texas, is shutting down, and all...

Friday, Jan 11, 2019 at 05:51 AM CST

US Approved Thousands of Child Bride Requests

US Approved Thousands of Child Bride Requests

Thousands of requests by men to bring in child and adolescent brides to live in the United States were approved over the past decade, according to government data obtained by The Associated Press. In one case, a...

Friday, Jan 11, 2019 at 03:10 AM CST

Government Shutdown Hinders Immigrants' Asylum Cases

Government Shutdown Hinders Immigrants' Asylum Cases

The partial government shutdown over President Donald Trump's demand for a border wall is playing havoc with the nation's already backlogged immigration courts, forcing the postponement of hearings for thousands...

Thursday, Jan 10, 2019 at 09:39 AM CST

Steel Border Wall Prototype Cut Through With Saw in Test

Steel Border Wall Prototype Cut Through With Saw in Test

President Donald Trump has repeatedly advocated for a steel slat design for his border wall. But Department of Homeland Security testing of a steel slat prototype proved it could be cut through with a saw,...

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 at 03:21 AM CST

Asylum Seekers Find It's Catch and Can't Release Fast Enough

Asylum Seekers Find It's Catch and Can't Release Fast Enough

President Donald Trump says he has ended "catch-and-release" for asylum seekers, but in cities on the U.S. border with Mexico it is catch and can't release fast enough. Since late October, the U.S. has been...

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 at 07:18 AM CST

Fact-Checking 7 of Trump's Claims on Border Security

Fact-Checking 7 of Trump's Claims on Border Security

President Donald Trump made his case for a crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border in a speech to the country Tuesday night. But Trump and members of his administration have repeatedly made false statements about...

Monday, Jan 7, 2019 at 08:08 PM CST

US Delegation Seeks More Details on Guatemalan Boy's Death

US Delegation Seeks More Details on Guatemalan Boy's Death

Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus took aim Monday at President Donald Trump's insistence that a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border will help alleviate the immigration crisis and bolster security. Cau...

Saturday, Jan 5, 2019 at 06:16 AM CST

Wall Debate Obscures Other Struggles at the Border

Wall Debate Obscures Other Struggles at the Border

In Washington, it's all about the wall. At the border, it's only part of the story. Border authorities are struggling with outdated facilities ill-equipped to handle the growing increase in family migrants,...

Friday, Jan 4, 2019 at 09:58 AM CST

Mexico Urges Thorough Probe Into Border Tear Gas Incident

Mexico Urges Thorough Probe Into Border Tear Gas Incident

Mexico's foreign affairs ministry has formally asked the United States government to conduct a thorough investigation into a Jan. 1 incident in which U.S. agents fired tear gas into Mexico to stop crossing...

Friday, Jan 4, 2019 at 10:29 PM CST

First 'Dreamer' Rhodes Scholar Fears He Can't Return to US

First 'Dreamer' Rhodes Scholar Fears He Can't Return to US

He became the first "Dreamer" to win the prestigious Rhodes scholarship, but for recent Harvard University graduate Jin Park, the joy of that achievement has given way to uncertainty. The 22-year-old, who lives...

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Domestic Disturbance Leads to SWAT Standoff in Garland
Domestic Disturbance Leads to SWAT Standoff in Garland

A man took his own life after shooting his wife and barricading himself inside his Garland home Sunday, police say.

22-Year-Old Shot to Death in His Apartment
22-Year-Old Shot to Death in His Apartment

A 22-year-old man is dead after a shooting at a Duncanville apartment complex Sunday morning.

Super Bowl: Pats vs Rams in a Meeting of Past vs Future
Super Bowl: Pats vs Rams in a Meeting of Past vs Future

It's never been so clear: This year's Super Bowl matchup between the Patriots and Rams is a showdown between the NFL's past and its future.

North Texans Take Part in Nationwide Women's March
North Texans Take Part in Nationwide Women's March

This weekend marked the third annual Women’s March. The event, which began in 2017 following the inauguration of President Donald Trump, is one of hundreds of marches held in different cities around the...

Man Charged with Murder After Deadly Shooting at Dallas CVS
Man Charged with Murder After Deadly Shooting at Dallas CVS

One man has been charged with murder after the shooting death of a 26-year-old in Dallas Saturday night.

Super Blood Wolf Moon Does Not Disappoint
Super Blood Wolf Moon Does Not Disappoint

On Sunday night, skywatchers in North Texas were treated to a Super Blood Wolf Moon under cold, but near-perfect viewing conditions.