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Telethons, Hotlines Set Up For Texas Immigrants

Attorneys and immigration groups in Texas are setting up telethons and hotlines to serve immigrants who will look to qualify under a White House plan to protect them from deportation.

11/20/2014

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Texas To Extend Border Plan Without National Guard

Illegal crossings along the Rio Grande have slowed dramatically since an overwhelming surge of immigrants had state and federal agents scrambling to secure the border earlier this year. Texas leaders still don’t want their ground troops to leave just yet.

11/19/2014

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3 Soldiers Charged With Human Smuggling

Officials say three Fort Hood soldiers have been arrested in an ongoing investigation related to the transporting and harboring of people who have entered the U.S. illegally.

10/10/2014

Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants after a foot chase on July 25, 2014 near Falfurrias, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Border City Mayor: ‘We Sacrifice Privacy An Awful Lot Down Here For The Security That This Nation Needs’

Not long ago, the U.S. Border Patrol was the only law enforcement agency monitoring the mesquite thickets and sugarcane fields along the Rio Grande, and an agent’s challenge was to distinguish between an exhausted immigrant and a threat.

09/07/2014

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

Flow Of Child Immigrants Slows Along Texas Border

The number of unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the Texas-Mexico border has slowed considerably in recent weeks, allowing the federal government to close the temporary shelters that it hurriedly opened to handle the surge.

08/07/2014

Salvadorian immigrants just released from U.S. Border Patrol detention wait at the Greyhound bus station for their journey to Houston on July 25, 2014 in McAllen, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Immigrant Detention Center Has Hair Salon For Women

Federal immigration officials on Thursday sought to show the softer side of immigrant detention, complete with cartoon wall murals, stuffed animals, playgrounds, snacks and a hair salon at a South Texas facility that will house women and their children who crossed the border illegally.

08/01/2014

Immigrants who have been caught crossing the border illegally are housed inside the McAllen Border Patrol Station in McAllen, Texas where they are processed on July 15, 2014. (credit: Rick Loomis-Pool/Getty Images)

Texas Lt. Gov: I’m Convinced Some In Mexican Government Helping Immigrant Children Get Into US

Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst believes that some Mexican government officials are helping immigrant children from Central America illegally cross the U.S. border.

07/29/2014

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

Immigrants who have been caught crossing the border illegally are housed inside the McAllen Border Patrol Station in McAllen, Texas where they are processed on July 15, 2014. (credit: Rick Loomis-Pool/Getty Images)

State Lawmaker: Immigrant Minors At Fort Sill Should Be Quarantined

A state lawmaker who is one of two doctors in the Oklahoma Legislature is insisting that unaccompanied immigrant minors being housed at Fort Sill be quarantined.

07/23/2014

Texas Sheriff Gary Painter said that law enforcement agencies along the “wide open” border have received alerts to be on the lookout for Islamic State terrorists crossing into the United States. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

General: National Guard Troops Will Only Detain People If They Interfere With Mission At Border

Most of the 1,000 National Guard troops headed to the Texas-Mexico border will take up observational positions and detain people only if they interfere with their mission, a top general over the deployment said Tuesday.

07/23/2014

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