Arizona Sends 225 Troops To Mexico Border, More On The WayThe Arizona troops were being sent after Texas announced Friday it would send 250 National Guard members and helicopters took the first of them to the border.
Work Begins On New Border Wall In Southern New MexicoOfficers in the area are responsible for a sprawling desert territory that spans a portion of West Texas and all of New Mexico.
Texas Prepares To Send National Guard To US-Mexico BorderTexas announced Friday it is preparing to deploy National Guard members to the U.S.-Mexico border in response to President Donald Trump's call for more border security.
'Build The Wall' Takes Back Seat To Rebuilding After HarveyThe U.S. government carefully designed a path of least resistance to building a border wall in Texas. All it needed was Congress to approve the money. Then came Harvey.
Feds Brace For Possibility Mothers, Children May Again Come Pouring Across Border IllegallyA former oil field workers' camp in rural South Texas that's being converted into the nation's largest family immigration detention center.
Report: Border Deaths Drop To 15-Year LowBorder Patrol says more immigrants turned themselves in to authorities in Texas and fewer took their chances with the dangerous trek across the Arizona desert.
Militia Members Arrested Over Handgun IncidentTwo militia members have been arrested over a handgun incident.
Immigrant Children Begin School At Federal Immigration JailIn one classroom monitored by security cameras, third- and fourth-graders read in Spanish from a short story about mice.
Border City Mayor: 'We Sacrifice Privacy An Awful Lot Down Here For The Security That This Nation Needs'Not long ago, the U.S. Border Patrol was the only law enforcement agency monitoring the mesquite thickets and sugarcane fields along the Rio Grande, and an agent's challenge was to distinguish between an exhausted immigrant and a threat.
Mexico Cracking Down On Central Americans Riding 'The Beast,' Sending Them To Deportation Centers Mexico's largest crackdown in decades on illegal migration has decreased the flow of Central Americans trying to reach the United States, and has dramatically cut the number of child migrants and families, according to officials and eyewitness accounts along the perilous route.
Mexico: Perry's Statement That There Is 'Very Real Possibility' That ISIS Terrorists Crossed Border Is 'Absurd'Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Jose Antonio Meade says Texas Gov. Rick Perry's recent statements about the possibility that Islamic fundamentalists could be entering the U.S. from Mexico are "absurd."
Texas Relaxes Standards For Immigration Shelters, How Much Space Each Child NeedsOverwhelmed by the arrival of thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children, the state of Texas relaxed its standards for the shelters that house them, easing rules governing how much space each child needs and what kind of facilities they should have.

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