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Feds Brace For Possibility Mothers, Children May Again Come Pouring Across Border Illegally

A former oil field workers’ camp in rural South Texas that’s being converted into the nation’s largest family immigration detention center.

12/15/2014

Four bodies were found east of the border city of Matamaros, near where three young Americans were reportedly abducted more than two weeks ago, a Mexican official said. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Agency: Women Can Help With Undocumented Females

The U.S. Border Patrol is seeking to increase the number of female agents in its ranks to help with the influx of undocumented women.

12/07/2014

The addition of Arizona, Florida and Ohio brings to 20 the number of states fighting the president's immigration order in a federal district court in Brownsville. (Photo credit should read HECTOR MATA/AFP/Getty Images)

Three More States Join Texas-Led Immigration Lawsuit Against Obama

The addition of Arizona, Florida and Ohio brings to 20 the number of states fighting the president’s immigration order in a federal district court in Brownsville.

12/05/2014

Greg Abbott Speaking

Texas Expected To Sue Obama Administration Over Executive Actions On Immigration

Gov.-elect Greg Abbott appears poised to keep his promise and sue the Obama administration over executive actions on immigration — the 31st time he’s filed suit against the federal government since 2009.

12/03/2014

File photo of Gov. elect Greg Abbott. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Abbott: No Decision Yet On Obama Immigration Suit

Republican Gov.-elect Greg Abbott insisted Monday that Texas has firm legal standing to sue the federal government over President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration, but he gave himself two weeks to make a final decision.

11/24/2014

File photo of border control. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Dallas Group Expects To Help 27,000 On Immigration

Catholic Charities of Dallas estimates that about 27,000 people will seek the nonprofit’s help following sweeping changes to the U.S. immigration system that could shield millions of people from deportation.

11/21/2014

File photo of telethon. (Credit:  Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

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

The new MQ-9 Predator B, an unmanned surveillance aircraft system, unveiled by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), takes off at Libby Army Airfield at Ft. Huachuca on Oct. 30, 2006 in Sierra Vista, Ariz. (credit: Gary Williams/Getty Images)

US Government Patrolling Nearly Half Of Mexican Border By Drones Alone

The U.S. government now patrols nearly half the Mexican border by drones alone in a largely unheralded shift to control desolate stretches where there are no agents, camera towers, ground sensors or fences, and it plans to expand the strategy to the Canadian border.

11/13/2014

The government recorded 307 deaths in the 2014 fiscal year that ended in September, the lowest number since 1999. (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Border Deaths Drop To 15-Year Low

Border Patrol says more immigrants turned themselves in to authorities in Texas and fewer took their chances with the dangerous trek across the Arizona desert.

10/23/2014

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Houston Police Nab 14 Suspected In US Illegally

A report of a pickup truck with a flat tire has led Houston police to 14 people believed to be in the U.S. illegally.

10/23/2014

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