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

Flow Of Child Immigrants Slows Along Texas Border

The number of unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the Texas-Mexico border has slowed considerably in recent weeks, allowing the federal government to close the temporary shelters that it hurriedly opened to handle the surge.

08/07/2014

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 Patrol: Agents Have Detained Fewer Immigrant Children Over Past 10 Days

The U.S. Border Patrol has detained fewer unaccompanied children entering South Texas illegally in the past 10 days, agency officials said Thursday.

07/18/2014

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)

Feds Launch $1M Media Campaign In Central America To Show Dangers Of Illegal Border Crossing

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske says a new international media campaign will be aimed at slowing illegal immigration.

07/02/2014

Nacional party presidential precandidate for the Azules Unidos (United Blue) movement, Juan Orlando Hernandez (L), greets supporters alongside his wife, Ana Garcia de Hernandez (R), in Tegucigalpa, on July 15, 2012. (credit: ORLANDO SIERRA/AFP/Getty Images)

First Lady Of Honduras To Tour South Texas Immigration Shelters

The first lady of Honduras is to tour South Texas immigration shelters to learn the plight of thousands of Hondurans who entered the United States illegally.

06/27/2014

File photo of a cemetery. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mass Graves Of Suspected Unidentified Immigrants Buried In Cemetery Near Border

The mass graves of suspected unidentified immigrants buried haphazardly in a South Texas cemetery and uncovered this month by anthropologists should be secured by state police until a criminal investigation can be carried out, a Texas lawmaker said Sunday.

06/23/2014

Police say there is evidence of occult activity in the apartment and on the girl's body. (Getty Images)

Former South Texas Prosecutor To Be Sentenced As Part Of Bribery Scandal

A former South Texas district attorney and one-time congressional candidate could face a lengthy prison term when he’s sentenced Tuesday as part of a bribery scandal that took down a state district judge and others.

02/11/2014

Suspected members of the Mexican drug cartel 'Los Zetas' from Guatemala and Mexico wait in court for a judgement in Guatemala City on June 27, 2012. (credit: Luis SOTO/AFP/GettyImages)

6 Sentenced In South Texas For Smuggling Firearms

Federal prosecutors in South Texas say six people have been sentenced to prison for trafficking in firearms that were smuggled to the Zetas drug cartel in Mexico.

01/31/2014

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

U.S. Customs Officer Collapsed, Dies While On Duty

A 71-year-old U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer has collapsed and died while on duty in South Texas.

01/02/2014

(Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

U.S. Testing Surveillance Balloons On Mexico Border

The helium-filled balloons are outfitted with cameras and sensors.

12/19/2013

A south Texas school district  will allow a teen who grew up female but now identifies as male to wear a tuxedo in the high school annual photo. (Getty Images)

Transgender Texas Student’s Tuxedo Photo Approved

A South Texas school district reversed course on Friday, saying it will allow a photo of a transgender student wearing a tuxedo to appear in the teen’s high school yearbook.

11/16/2013

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