Texas governor Greg Abbott announced Tuesday that he is invoking the Invasion Clauses of the U.S. and Texas Constitutions in his latest effort to protect the Texas-Mexico border.
New York City opened a tent camp on Wednesday, designed to house up to 500 adult men on a temporary basis.
Law enforcement sources say Texas National Guardsman dead after self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head
Witnesses testified Monday before committee members that the courts are inundated and simply trying to play catch up. The next step is working to find a solution to streamline these cases.
During an interview with Congressman Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) a decorated Navy SEAL officer who has represented Texas' 2nd district since 2019, explained how the issue at the border is in fact a crisis.
The number of migrant encounters at the Texas-Mexico border has climbed from 109,456 in March 2021, the month the mission began, to 116,976 in August — a failure of Abbott’s office’s stated desire to “stop this revolving door and deter others considering entering illegally.”
Gov. Greg Abbott's executive order directs the Texas Department of Public Safety to identify gangs supporting Mexican cartels importing deadly fentanyl.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's office says more than 11,000 migrants have been transported to cities run by Democratic mayors since April. The move has earned harsh criticism from Democrats.
Officials made the discovery while responding to a large group of people crossing the river following days of heavy rains.
The mayor of Washington D.C. is asking for National Guard help to deal with an influx of asylum seekers who were bussed to the nation’s capital by the governors of Texas and Arizona.
A new national poll says there is some distrust of the nation’s largest law enforcement agency: Customs and Border Protection.
Complaints about poor living conditions for Operation Lone Star got the attention of state lawmakers. They heard on Wednesday what's being done about it.
While the surge of border-crossers continues, Republicans and Democrats on the State Senate's finance committee are wondering how long they can continue spending billions of dollars on the problem. Abbott has made border security his top priority during his re-election bid. He and the legislature approved about $4 billion for border security.
A court ruling told the Biden administration it cannot selectively choose which illegal immigrants convicted of crimes deserve immediate deportation.
Governor Greg Abbott ordered the National Guard and DPS to detain and deliver illegal border crossers back to ports of entry. However, his executive order did not declare an invasion along the Mexican border.
Gov. Greg Abbott has made the record number of border-crossers from Mexico and criticism of the federal government's response the cornerstone of his administration. But now, some local leaders in Texas border counties want the migrant surge declared an "invasion.” They think that would trigger a constitutional mandate for the White House to send more resources.
A Border Patrol agent said the migrants were being smuggled in extreme summer heat.
In the immigration case, Biden v. Texas, the U.S. Supreme Court handed a victory to the Biden administration.
Four migrants and three other people were injured in a Texas highway crash, in what authorities are calling yet another deadly human smuggling attempt.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced the Texas Department of Public Safety will create additional checkpoints and increase truck inspections.