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Mexico Cracking Down On Central Americans Riding 'The Beast,' Sending Them To Deportation Centers Mexico's largest crackdown in decades on illegal migration has decreased the flow of Central Americans trying to reach the United States, and has dramatically cut the number of child migrants and families, according to officials and eyewitness accounts along the perilous route.
Homeland Security Seeks Thousands Of Pairs Of Underwear For Detained ImmigrantsThe Department of Homeland Security is looking to fulfill an order for thousands of pairs of men’s underwear – with hundreds of the requested men’s briefs in the 5X and 6X-large sizes.
U.S. Plans Child Migrant Processing Center In TexasConstruction permits reveal plans for a facility in McAllen that could accommodate about 1,000 children.
Border Patrol Cancels Flights To Bring Hundreds Of Illegal Immigrants To Calif.The Border Patrol on Sunday canceled flights scheduled to bring nearly 300 Central American migrants from south Texas to California for processing, but the plans could be reinstated, an official said.
5 Charged In Houston Human Smuggling OperationThe men are accused of holding 115 people in a Houston home and threatening them with violence if they could not come up with a ransom payment.
US Questioning More Than 100 From 'Stash House'U.S. immigration authorities on Thursday were interviewing more than 100 people presumed to be in the country illegally after they were discovered crammed into a small house in south Houston.
Lawsuit: Wrongly Deported Woman Killed By Ex-BoyfriendThe three surviving children of a Mexican woman who lawyers say was wrongly deported and later killed in Mexico by her abusive ex-boyfriend are suing the U.S. government.
Police: Houston Airport Gunman Intent On Suicide A man appeared intent on suicide, or what's known as suicide by cop, when he opened fire with a pistol inside a busy terminal at Houston's largest airport and died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said Friday.
Opinion: Republicans Stoke Racial Resentment And Divide The CountryMitt Romney seems to be drinking the same Kool-Aid as some of his nuttiest supporters. Mitt Romney is silent... and occasionally joins in as his endorsers make increasingly outrageous statements against the president.
Houston Releases PSA With Tips For Surviving Workplace ShootingProduced by the City of Houston Mayor’s Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security, “<a href="" target="_blank">RUN. HIDE. FIGHT. Surviving an Active Shooter Event</a>,” is a six-minute video released last week that promotes tips on how to survive a shooting inside the workplace.
Opinion: Florida's Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and MinoritiesElected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.