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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.

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File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Immigrant Woman Claims Border Patrol Agent Sexually Assaulted Her

A woman who says she was sexually assaulted by a Border Patrol agent guarding her at a South Texas hospital has filed a federal lawsuit against him, alleging he violated her constitutional rights.

07/30/2014

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

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

Texas Gov. Rick Perry waits to greet President Barack Obama in Dallas, Texas, on July 9, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Perry: ‘Individuals From Countries That Have Strong Terrorist Ties Being Apprehended’ Crossing Border

Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he has not heard from President Barack Obama since they met earlier this month in Dallas to discuss the border crisis.

07/24/2014

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

U.S. Border Patrol agents chase undocumented immigrants through the countryside on July 22, 2014 near Falfurrias, Texas. (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

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

Texas Attorney General: Immigrants Crossing Border Illegally Are Raping, Killing In Texas

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott says up to 1,000 National Guard troops will be deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border to stop the immigrants who are crossing the border illegally for criminal purposes.

07/22/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents escort a group of undocumented immigrants into custody with helicopter support from the U.S. Office of Air and Marine on May 20, 2013 near the U.S.-Mexico border in Havana, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

New Mexico Has No Plans To Send National Guard Troops To Border

New Mexico has no plans to send National Guard troops to the international border to deal with an influx of children and families from Central America trying to enter the country illegally, Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration said Monday.

07/22/2014

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)

Border Resident: ‘We’re Being Invaded’

Gov. Rick Perry is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border over the next month to combat what he said Monday were criminals exploiting a surge of children pouring into the U.S. illegally.

07/22/2014

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