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Texas governor criticizes Mexico border failure

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday invited President Enrique Pena Nieto to visit his state and observe law enforcement efforts on the U.S. side of the border while sharply criticizing Mexico's "failure" on immigration and crime p ...

See what you paid for Border Patrol housing

AJO, Ariz. (AP) — Some people here call it Sesame Street. Others call it Legoland. They're referencing the boxy-shaped, brightly colored houses built by the government for U.S. Customs and Border Patrol and agents who work in and around this small fo ...

Obama admin wants $1.2 M for border while saying 'worst is over for now'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration renewed its plea Monday for Congress to provide additional money to deal with the unaccompanied migrant children at the border, even as Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson declared that "the worst is ove ...

Mexico clamps down on illegal aliens crossing their territory

[caption id="attachment_32743" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]CHAHUITES, Mexico (AP) -- Mexico's largest crackdown in decades on illegal migration has decreased the flow of Central Americans trying to reach the United States, a ...

First National Guard troops deploy at Texas-Mexico border

HIDALGO, Texas (AP) -- The first wave of National Guard troops has taken up observation posts along the Texas-Mexico border. Several dozen soldiers deployed in the Rio Grande Valley are part of the up to 1,000 troops called up by Gov. Rick Perry last ...

Biden on minors at border: 'These are our kids'

[caption id="attachment_29010" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday that the United States will be judged by how it treats the thousands of young immigrants showing up on its ...

Austin, TX wants to help illegal aliens

[caption id="attachment_32743" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]The Austin City Council on Thursday could take a stand on two controversial ideas aimed at helping people who come to the United States illegally. Under a proposal f ...

'Close the Border' message unwelcome in El Paso, TX

A convoy of anti-illegal immigration demonstrators was pulled over by El Paso police after receiving a call alleging that one of its members had threatened a pro-immigration activist who was following the convoy through the city on Sunday, officials ...

'Virtual kidnapping' scam targets El Paso doctors

A terrifying telephone scam known as a "virtual kidnapping" is targeting doctors in El Paso and other Texas border cities. An El Paso Police Department spokesman on Friday confirmed that police are aware of the extortion scam and a warning that has b ...

House OKs bill to address border crisis

[caption id="attachment_1657" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON — House Republicans passed legislation late Friday to address the crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending migrant youths back home without hearings, wi ...


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