U.S.-Mexico border

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.
Gov. Jindal: 'It's Really Not That Complicated' To Secure BorderLouisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said he saw three groups of people try to illegally cross into Texas from Mexico when he traveled Monday to the border to get a closer look at the nation'simmigration crisis.
Texas Lt. Gov: I'm Convinced Some In Mexican Government Helping Immigrant Children Get Into USTexas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst believes that some Mexican government officials are helping immigrant children from Central America illegally cross the U.S. border.
General: National Guard Troops Will Only Detain People If They Interfere With Mission At BorderMost 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.
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.
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