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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

The Harris County District Attorney's Office, in conjunction with the Texas Department of State Health Services, says it is in the early stages of investigating a local Houston doctor who is accused of performing late-term abortions in 2011. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

2 More Texas Clinics Closing Amid New Abortion Law

Two more Texas abortions clinics are closing because of new restrictions placed on the facilities by the Republican-controlled Legislature.

03/06/2014

File photo of a police cruiser with its lights on. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Texas Man Gets 15 Years For Meth In Shampoo Bottle

A bus passenger in South Texas has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for trying to smuggle methamphetamine across the border in a shampoo bottle.

07/24/2013

File photo of police lights. (credit: Wesley Hitt/ Getty Images)

The Curse Of The Texans Right Tackle: Quessenberry & His Stolen Truck

It seems like the Texans right tackle position is somewhat cursed these days.

06/13/2013

Young men and boys from Mexico jump into the Rio Grande from the United States side of the border with Mexico (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Mexico Releases Water Into Rio Grande; More Wanted

Mexico has agreed to release more water into the Rio Grande for use by agriculture and other interests on the Texas side of the river, according to the international commission that arbitrates water-rights disputes between the two neighbors.

04/06/2013

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