Two militia members have been arrested over a handgun incident.
In one classroom monitored by security cameras, third- and fourth-graders read in Spanish from a short story about mice.
Border Patrol officials say a 54-year-old Mexican man apparently hanged himself at a Border Patrol station in South Texas.
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.
Agents were chasing a group of immigrants when one saw the armed militia member and opened fire but did not hit the man.
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.
Judge Denies Activist’s Request To Stop Government From Transporting Illegal Immigrants To Other States
A federal judge in Texas denied Wednesday a conservative activist’s request for an emergency stay to stop the government from transporting immigrants who entered the country illegally in South Texas to other states or releasing them on their own recognizance.
U.S.-bound Central Americans are fleeing urban areas and hiking into the woods and low jungle for fear of being detained by Mexican officials rounding up migrants in southern Mexico.
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.
Overwhelmed by the arrival of thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children, the state of Texas relaxed its standards for the shelters that house them, easing rules governing how much space each child needs and what kind of facilities they should have.