Gov. Greg Abbott announced plans to build a border wall in Texas, pledging a quarter of a billion dollars from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice budget to get started.
Abbott said in a podcast interview released Tuesday that the state will be soliciting donations from across the country to help fund the Texas border wall with Mexico.
Much of the criticism on Friday was whether the state can even build a wall and the political posturing by Abbott ahead of a re-election bid in 2022 and a potential presidential run in 2024.
Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday that Texas will build a border wall along the state’s boundary with Mexico — but provided no details on where or when.
The vice president says she is on a fact-finding mission to figure out the root causes that are driving thousands of migrants to the U.S-Mexico border. She defended her decision not to visit the border, which Republicans and many Democrats want her to do.
The Biden administration threatened Monday to pursue legal action if Texas Gov. Greg Abbott doesn’t rescind his order shutting down federally funded shelters that house migrant children who cross the U.S.-Mexico border without their parents.
Biden’s Family Reunification Task Force identified 3,913 kids separated from parents at the U.S.-Mexico border under Trump's “zero-tolerance” policy.
Vice President Kamala Harris has offered an optimistic outlook for improved cooperation with Guatemala on addressing the spike in migration to the U.S.
The Supreme Court has ruled people living in the U.S. for humanitarian reasons cannot apply to become permanent residents.
The Downtown Dallas shelter that once held about 2,300 teenage boys from Central America is closing down.
Members of Congress visited border facilities near Hildalgo Wednesday to urge support for a bipartisan bill aimed at solutions to the border crisis.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is calling on more federal leaders to visit the border to see firsthand how the crisis is unfolding along the Texas-Mexico border.
The White House is investigating reports of unaccompanied teenagers who were apprehended at the U.S./Mexico border being held in buses outside the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Downtown Dallas for extended periods of time.
A Texas farmer says he found five migrant girls abandoned on his ranch without food or water. The children ranged in age from 11 months to 7 years old, with one girl suffering from severe dehydration.
Former President George W. Bush sat down with Mavs legend Dirk Nowitzki and owner Mark Cuban to talk about how immigrants contribute to American society.
Brian Kolfage, co-founder of the “We Build the Wall” online fundraising campaign, has been indicted for alleged tax fraud by the North District of Florida attorney’s office.
President Joe Biden is formally lifting the nation's refugee cap to 62,500 this year, weeks after facing bipartisan blowback for his delay in lifting former President Donald Trump’s limit of 15,000.
Republican U.S. Senator John Cornyn and two Texas congressional Democrats are pushing legislation to address the surge of migrants at the border.
A new exhibit in Dallas this week features the artwork of former President George W. Bush. The focus is immigration.
The White House says President Joe Biden is expected to increase the refugee cap for the remainder of this fiscal year by May 15.