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This article titled "Christian charities step into breach as Texas migrant crisis deepens" was written by Tom Dart in Houston, for theguardian.com on Thursday 24th July 2014 15.59 UTC As spring turned to summer, locals in the Texas border city of McAllen noticed a rise in the number of migrant women and children being dropped off at the bus station ... (more)
8 hrs ago | SFGate
In this June 18, 2014, file photo, detainees sleep in a holding cell at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection, processing facility in Brownsville,Texas.
8 hrs ago | NewsOK.com
Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they're fleeing violent gangs in Central America.
Jim Gilchrist - one of the founders of the Minutemen Project - said he's reaching out across America to recruit at least 3,500 volunteers who will go to the border to patrol and cover the "porous areas" between San Diego and Brownsville, Texas.
San Antonio Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller smiles while talking to the media prior to visiting patients at Children's Hospital Monday afternoon.
This June 18, 2014 file photo shows children detainees coloring and drawing at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in Brownsville,Texas.
A detainees sleep in a holding cell at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility, on June 18, 2014, in Brownsville, Texas.
Young boys sleep in a holding cell where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Nogales, Ariz.
Gov. Rick Perry is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border over the next month to combat what he said Monday were criminals exploiting a surge of children pouring into the U.S. illegally.
The aircraft carrier Constellation, which spent most of its nearly 42 years of service operating out of San Diego Bay, will be scrapped in Texas following a historic tow from its resting place in the Pacific Northwest.
U.S. border patrol agents spent the last two years issuing warnings to the Obama administration about an uptick in the number of illegal minor-aged immigrants crossers, a new report from the University of Team at El Paso found.
After reports in March of three undocumented Honduran migrants being assaulted by a Border Patrol agent, who was later found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot, immigration activists decided to form a group to determine whether migrants were being routinely abused.
Nearly a year before President Barack Obama declared a humanitarian crisis on the border, a team of experts arrived at the Fort Brown patrol station in Brownsville, Texas, and discovered a makeshift transportation depot for a deluge of foreign children.
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