Dallas County commissioners say Senate Bill 11 will overcrowd jails, strain resources

The Texas Senate gave initial approval to a bill that would create a state-level crime for entering the country illegally. The measure would make it a Class A misdemeanor punishable by a year in the county jail. That would mean Texas counties — ostensibly Dallas County as well — would have to cover all costs for anyone arrested under the new law. All the legal costs and medical care costs with no state dollars to support it.

Mexico agrees to deport migrants after El Paso reaches “breaking point"

Mexico will deport certain migrants from some of its northern border cities as part of an agreement with U.S. immigration officials who have reported a sharp increase of migrants attempting to cross the border in recent weeks, according to Mexico’s immigration enforcement authority.