The number of immigrant children caught alone illegally crossing the Mexican border into the United States is continuing to drop.
Attorney General Greg Abbott praises “measurable and meaningful results” from the $1.3 million per week in added border security spending.
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.
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.
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.