Friday Jun 20
Los Angeles Times
White House plans more detention centers to address border crisis
Thousands of unaccompanied children, mostly from Central America, have been caught illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border and are now crowding immigration facilities like this one run by Customs and Border Protection in Brownsville, Texas.
Times Record News
Joyce R. Salm-McKelvey
Born August 21, 1926, to Evie Sanders and Ned Fails, Sr., in Taylor, Texas, Joyce passed peacefully from this life on June 12, 2014, in Round Rock, Texas.
Wedding: Aisha Agily & Hatem Heikal
Humanist celebrant and family friend, Mabrouk Boudaga, officiated. The bride is the daughter of Barbara D'Amico and Shaib Agily of Taylor, Texas.
Rumors of U.S. haven for families spur rise in illegal immigration
The fact that so many parents with children have been freed to travel within the U.S. has sent rumors flying through Central American nations that parents will not be detained in the U.S. if they arrive with a child - spurring even more families to launch the journey, according to immigrant advocates and Guatemalan consular officials in Phoenix who ... (more)
The Austin Chronicle
Memorial Day Weekend Visit to Taylor Cafe
The girlfriend and I were on our way north on Sunday, and we figured since Taylor was only a few miles down the road, perhaps some barbecue would be in order.