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3 hrs ago | Deseret News
Immigrants who have been detained while crossing the border are housed inside the McAllen Border Patrol Station in McAllen, Texas, Tuesday July 15, 2014.
6 hrs ago | KWTX
Yadira Garcia, 35, of Alamo, could be sentenced to as much as 30 years in federal prison after she was convicted of lying on purchase records for five assault rifles she says she used bingo winnings to pay for.
7 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison
A South Texas woman who says she used bingo winnings to buy five assault rifles has been convicted of lying on the purchase records.
11 hrs ago | CBS News
Immigrants who have been caught crossing the border illegally are housed inside the McAllen Border Patrol Station in McAllen, Texas where they are processed.
12 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
The recent detention of the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist-turned-advocate, Jose Antonio Vargas, in the border down of McAllen, Texas, made clear that border patrol agents remain indiscriminate in arresting undocumented immigrants.
13 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times
Worshippers line up to see the relic of Santo Toribio, the saint of immigrants, at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels in downtown Los Angeles after an annual celebration for immigrants on Sunday.
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)
Two police officers in South Texas were shot Tuesday while serving a warrant and the suspected shooter was barricaded inside a house, authorities said.
Authorities say two police officers in South Texas have been shot and the suspected shooter has barricaded himself inside a house.
San Antonio Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller smiles while talking to the media prior to visiting patients at Children's Hospital Monday afternoon.
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.
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Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 04:35 pm
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