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Women and children sit in a holding cell at a U.S. Border Patrol processing center after being detained by agents near the U.S.-Mexico border on Sept. 8, 2014 near McAllen, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Immigrant Children Begin School At Federal Immigration Jail

In one classroom monitored by security cameras, third- and fourth-graders read in Spanish from a short story about mice.

09/16/2014

Law enforcement officers from several Texas counties have banded together to form a “Border Brotherhood” who volunteer without pay to help enforce U.S. border laws in counties where there are too few deputies to regulate the ongoing flow of illegal immigrants crossing over from Mexico. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Number Of Child Immigrants At Border Declining

The number of immigrant children caught alone illegally crossing the Mexican border into the United States is continuing to drop.

09/03/2014

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 month. (David McNew/Getty Images)

First National Guard Troops At 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 month.

08/14/2014

Immigrants from Central America answer questions from a U.S. Border Patrol agent after crossing the Rio Grande from Mexico into the United States on July 24, 2014 near Mission, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Texas Department Of Public Safety: ‘It’s Not Rocket Science’ To Secure Border

Democratic state lawmakers questioned Tuesday what Texas will gain by committing more than $4 million a week to pump up border security amid a surge of immigrant children illegally crossing into the U.S., since all sides agree the minors pose little criminal or national security threat.

07/30/2014

Officials say scammers are preying on relatives of unaccompanied young migrants being held at two U.S. military bases by conning them into paying nonexistent fees to be reunited with their loved ones.  (Photo by Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

FBI Seeks Fake Family Reunion Scammers Of Unaccompanied Young Migrants

Officials say scammers are preying on relatives of unaccompanied young migrants being held at two U.S. military bases by conning them into paying nonexistent fees to be reunited with their loved ones.

07/26/2014

Officials say scammers are preying on relatives of unaccompanied young migrants being held at two U.S. military bases by conning them into paying nonexistent fees to be reunited with their loved ones.  (Photo by Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

Nonprofit Holds Job Fair To Hire For Immigrant Child Care

A job fair was held Thursday by a children’s home for immigrant child care.

07/18/2014

The League City council voted to refuse to house children who crossed the border illegally. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Houston Suburb Passes Resolution Saying City Will Not House Illegal Immigrant Children

City council resolution refuses any federal request to set up detention or processing centers in the community.

07/08/2014

File photo of a person in handcuffs. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

GOP Rep: Media Tour Of Immigration Facility Where No Questions Will Be Allowed ‘Violates The First Amendment’

An Oklahoma congressman is criticizing a proposed media tour of a facility at Fort Sill where hundreds of mostly teenage immigrant children from Central America are housed.

07/07/2014

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