Mexican border

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

Attorney General Greg Abbott praises "measurable and meaningful results" from the $1.3 million per week in added border security spending.  (David McNew/Getty Images)

Abbott Says Texas Border Safer Than Before

Attorney General Greg Abbott praises “measurable and meaningful results” from the $1.3 million per week in added border security spending.

06/27/2014

Governor Rick Perry, R-Tex., said that the Lone Star State is being flooded with “record high numbers” of people from terrorist-linked countries, and that Texas simply doesn’t have the resources to secure the border. read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Perry: ‘We Don’t Have The Resources’ To Secure The Texas Border

Governor Rick Perry, R-Tex., said that the Lone Star State is being flooded with “record high numbers” of people from terrorist-linked countries, and that Texas simply doesn’t have the resources to secure the border.

06/17/2014

A U.S. Border Patrol agent says that the federal government is “completing the smuggling cycle” by bringing unaccompanied minors into the country “for free.”  (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

5 Charged In Houston Human Smuggling Operation

The men are accused of holding 115 people in a Houston home and threatening them with violence if they could not come up with a ransom payment.

03/25/2014

File photo of Border Patrol at the Texas-Mexico border. (credit: Getty Images)

Suicide, Allegations Stun Border Agent’s Family

Esteban Manzanares was working his regular day shift as a U.S. Border Patrol agent along the busiest stretch of Mexican border when a trio of Honduran immigrants spotted him and offered to surrender.

03/17/2014

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