Gov. Rick Perry to deploy 1,000 National Guard troops to RGV
Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to announce he will activate the Texas National Guard at a news conference Monday in Austin, said state Sen. Juan 'Chuy' Hinojosa, D-McAllen.
The Governor's Office has agreed to give Brooks County $150,000 to help figure out how bodies from outside the county were buried at the Brooks County Cemetery.
Mass immigrant graves uncovered in Texas cemetery
The discovery at Sacred Heart Burial Park in Falfurrias came in the last two weeks, as Baylor University anthropologist Lori Baker and Krista Latham, a forensic anthropologist at the University of Indianapolis, and their students worked as part of a multi-year effort to identify immigrants who've died in the area near the U.S.-Mexico border.