In a letter addressed to Tracy R. Norris, Adjutant General of the Texas National Guard, Abbott said, “As Commander-in-Chief of the military forces of the State” under Article IV, Section 7, of the Texas Constitution, the governor can “call forth the militia to execute the laws of the State.”
Despite promises from Abbott that transparency in the crowdfunding process for the border wall would be paramount, donor information released to The Texas Tribune for the first week of collections was bereft of any way to verify the identities of the majority of the donors.
A Laredo man is facing 10 years in federal prison after arrest charges say he smuggled more than 100 undocumented immigrants in a refrigerated trailer.
A video shows a migrant boy screaming "don't go" after being left alone at the U.S.-Mexico border.
A surge of migrants on the Southwest border has the Biden administration on the defensive, with the head of Homeland Security acknowledging the depth of the problem Tuesday but insisting it’s under control and saying he won’t revive a Trump-era practice of immediately expelling teens and children.
It was not immediately clear why the DPS troopers initially launched a pursuit of the truck.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott held a press conference at the Texas-Mexico border to talk about the state’s border security efforts amid the ongoing humanitarian crisis.
Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has handed another hot potato to U.S. President-elect Joe Biden
Agents with U.S. Border Patrol in Texas arrested nearly 300 illegal aliens in eighteen hours after a series of operations with other law enforcement agencies.
The tunnel intended for smuggling ran from San Luis, Arizona, to a Mexican neighborhood and had a ventilation system, water lines, electrical wiring, a rail system, and extensive reinforcement, federal officials said Thursday.
Instead, shoppers can reportedly purchase holiday deals earlier than ever, with savings starting in October and continuing throughout the season.
A woman is suing the owner of an immigrant detention facility in Houston, claiming that hours before getting deported, she was raped and left pregnant.
Joe Biden formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination Friday, setting him up for a bruising challenge to President Donald Trump that will play out against the unprecedented backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and civil unrest.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it would allow the Trump administration to continue enforcing a policy that makes asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for U.S. court hearings, despite lower court rulings that the policy probably is illegal.
U.S. authorities on Wednesday announced the discovery of the longest smuggling tunnel ever found on the Southwest border, stretching more than three-quarters of a mile from an industrial site in Tijuana, Mexico, to the San Diego area.
A man was wounded in a shootout with police in Mexico and then managed to cross the border into the United States. He left a trail of blood.
The U.S. Border Patrol has started collecting DNA samples of people in custody at the border.
Federal agents in California found 11 Chinese nationals hiding inside appliances and furniture that filled a moving truck crossing the border from Mexico over the weekend.
A photo of a display taken outside Claremont United Methodist Church which shows the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph separated at the border is going viral.
A flu-ridden 16-year-old boy from Guatemala was unresponsive for hours before he was found dead, according to video footage released Thursday.