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.
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.
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.
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.
Republican U.S. Senator John Cornyn and two Texas congressional Democrats are pushing legislation to address the surge of migrants at the border.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott called for the shutdown of a facility in San Antonio that is being used to house unaccompanied migrant boys.
A historic monthly high of more than 18,000 unaccompanied children were held in U.S. custody or care along the southern border with Mexico on March 31, according to data from U.S. Customs and Border Protection shared with FOX Television stations.
Texas Senator Ted Cruz was in Dallas Monday to tour the facility run by the federal government to house unaccompanied illegal immigrant teenaged boys.
Four unaccompanied migrant teens who were being housed at the Dallas convention center have been found after leaving the convention center without permission.
A Republican delegation, including U.S. Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, took a boat tour in Mission, Texas and toured a facility in Donna, Texas. At the same time, Democratic congressman Joaquin Castro led a congressional delegation to a border holding facility in Carrizo Springs, Texas.
With more and more unaccompanied migrant teens arriving at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas over the weekend for processing, the need for bilingual volunteers is great.
There are now 1,500 unaccompanied minors staying at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas after being apprehended at the southern border.
The White House dispatched Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to four Sunday news shows in an effort to stress that it was working to get things under control at the US-Mexico border.
People are dropping off clothes, food and other items. And bilingual volunteers are also giving of their time to try to help.
The governor wants DPS troopers to be allowed to interview the teens being taken to the Dallas convention center to find out if they're victims of human trafficking.
You can't tell from the outside, but the Dallas convention center is now prepared for the arrival of up to 3,000 unaccompanied teenage boys between the ages of 15 and 17 who were detained at the southern border.
The U.S. government plans to use the Downtown Dallas convention center to hold up to 3,000 immigrant teenagers as sharply higher numbers of border crossings have severely strained the current capacity to hold youths.