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16 min ago | Holtville Tribune
As part of the U.S. Government's aggressive campaign to respond to the recent rise in illegal migration into South Texas, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, joined by U.S. Deputy Attorney General James Cole, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Thomas Winkowski, U.S. Customs and Border Protection ... (more)
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1 hr ago | Chron
Two police officers in South Texas were shot Tuesday while serving a warrant and the suspected shooter was barricaded inside a house, authorities said.
5 hrs ago | ABC News
Authorities say two police officers in South Texas have been shot and the suspected shooter has barricaded himself inside a house.
9 hrs ago | MySanAntonio.com
San Antonio Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller smiles while talking to the media prior to visiting patients at Children's Hospital Monday afternoon.
14 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka
18 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski got a firsthand look last week at the nation's ongoing immigration crisis, as part of what she described as an "eye-opening" trip to Texas she took to see how the federal government is dealing with the 57,000 unaccompanied children from Central America who have been apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border since October.
Local nonprofits say they have started to feel the effect of the many children showing up at the Texas border.
Glenn Beck on Monday said the U.S. government is committing "damn near crimes against humanity" on its southern border, exposing tens of thousands of illegal immigrant children to brutality at the hands of drug cartels by failing to enforce our immigration laws.
This month, I met a Guatemalan woman who spent $28,000 to get herself and each of her three young granddaughters into the United States through illegal means.
On Saturday, Glenn and Mercury One traveled to the border town of McAllen, Texas to distribute some $2 million worth of aid to local charities and churches.
But sheriffs along the border said they have not been consulted and question the wisdom of sending military personnel who are not authorized to stop, question or arrest anyone.
Before the sun had even risen on Saturday, Congressman Louie Gohmert took Glenn to the border in McAllen, Texas.
It is an honor to stand with MercuryOne.org and other compassionate leaders in aiding young immigrants on our borders.
The wave of Central American child migrants heading to the United States in recent months, feeding a humanitarian crisis there, is showing some signs of abating.
On Saturday, photographer George Lange joined Glenn and Mercury One for their border relief event in McAllen, TX.
Born in the Philippines and raised in the United States from the age of 12, he was part of The Washington Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting in 2008 for their coverage of the Virginia Tech shootings.
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Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 10:07 pm
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