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U.S. Border Patrol agents chase undocumented immigrants through ranchland on July 25, 2014 near Falfurrias, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

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.

08/05/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents take undocumented immigrants into custody on July 21, 2014 in McAllen, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

No Unaccompanied Migrant Kids Remain In Nogales

Arizona border officials say no unaccompanied child immigrants apprehended in Texas remain at a Nogales facility.

07/23/2014

Perry: Legal Bills Will Be Paid Using Campaign Funds, Not Taxpayer Dollars  (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Gov. Rick Perry Tells Hispanic Group To ‘Secure’ Border

Texas Gov. Rick Perry took his border security criticisms to an audience of Hispanic ministers in San Antonio, telling them the federal government should put more Border Patrol troops on the ground and drones in the air to secure the Texas-Mexico border.

07/19/2014

President Barack Obama speaks with Texas Gov. Rick Perry after arriving on Air Force One at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Austin, Texas, on May 9, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS News: Perry To Sit Down With Obama For ‘Substantive Meeting’

After turning down “a quick handshake on the tarmac” with President Barack Obama, Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas, will sit down with the president for a “substantive meeting” on Wednesday.

07/08/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents escort a group of undocumented immigrants into custody with helicopter support from the U.S. Office of Air and Marine on May 20, 2013 near the U.S.-Mexico border in Havana, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Officials: More Than 1,100 Immigrant Children Being Housed At Fort Sill

Federal officials say the number of immigrant children being housed at a temporary facility in Fort Sill has topped 1,100.

07/03/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents escort a group of undocumented immigrants into custody with helicopter support from the U.S. Office of Air and Marine on May 20, 2013 near the U.S.-Mexico border in Havana, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Feds Launch $1M Media Campaign In Central America To Show Dangers Of Illegal Border Crossing

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske says a new international media campaign will be aimed at slowing illegal immigration.

07/02/2014

File photo of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Arpaio: Immigrants ‘Keep Coming Back’ Despite Turning Them Over To ICE

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says he wants to know why the immigrants he turns over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement keep coming back.

07/02/2014

Border Patrol (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Boy’s Death Draws Attention To Immigration Perils

When authorities found an 11-year-old Guatemalan boy’s body about a mile from Texas’ southern border, they also discovered his brother’s Chicago phone number scribbled on the inside of his belt buckle.

06/30/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents escort a group of undocumented immigrants into custody with helicopter support from the U.S. Office of Air and Marine on May 20, 2013 near the U.S.-Mexico border in Havana, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Report: Shift Of Illegal Immigrant Crossings Into Texas Accelarates

A shift by immigrant smugglers to target the tough-to-defend U.S.-Mexico border in southernmost Texas has accelerated this year as the Border Patrol scrambles to shift its resources from states further west, according to an internal agency report obtained by The Associated Press.

05/23/2014

File photo of marijuana. (credit: LUIS ROBAYO/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Tons Of Pot Hidden In Kitchen Parts

A load of kitchen parts has yielded more than 2 tons of smuggled marijuana during an inspection at a Texas border crossing.

04/02/2014

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