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Texas Republicans Warn Trump About Ramifications Of Closing U.S.-Mexico Border

By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune As President Donald Trump threatens to shut down the U.S.-Mexico border, some of the highest-ranking Texans from within his own party are warning about the consequences of doing so.

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Government To Accelerate Redeployment Of Customs And Border Protection Agents Amid Migrant Surge

By Julián Aguilar, Texas Tribune President Donald Trump’s administration on Monday said it will begin returning more migrants to Mexico after they apply for asylum in the U.S. and ordered Customs and Border Protection officials to speed up the redeployment … Continue reading

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CBP Officials Warn Migration Crisis Growing At The Southern Border

By Lauren Terrazas, Texas Public Radio The chief of U.S. Customs and Border Protection warned the surge of Central American migrants illegally crossing the U.S. southern border has pushed the country’s immigration system to its breaking point. Commissioner Kevin McAleenan made … Continue reading

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Trump Falsely Said El Paso Was A Hub Of Violent Crime Before The Border Fence. Now He’s Holding A Rally There.

By Alex Samuels, Texas Tribune President Donald Trump‘s campaign announced Wednesday morning that he will hold a rally Feb. 11 in El Paso, just hours after the president’s State of the Union speech where he reiterated a repeatedly debunked claim that … Continue reading

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Shutdown Leaves Immigration Courts, Border Agents In Limbo

By Julián Aguilar, Texas Tribune EL PASO — As the government shutdown approached its fifth week and Washington Democrats and President Donald Trump showed no signs of coming to an agreement on how to end the stalemate Tuesday, U.S. Border … Continue reading

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Tornillo Tent City For Youth Migrants Is Now Empty, Texas Congressman Says

By Matthew Watkins, Texas Tribune A Texas congressman said Friday that the federal government has officially removed all children from the Tornillo detention center for undocumented migrant youths, ending more than half a year of operation for a facility that was … Continue reading

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WATCH LIVE:President Trump And Democrats Take The Border Wall Fight To Prime-Time TV

President Trump is addressing the nation about border security tonight. Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Charles Schumer will give a joint response immediately following. The government is partially shut down, with Trump in a stalemate with Democrats over funding for … Continue reading

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West Texas Border Surveillance Blimp Is Back

By Carlos Morales If you’re heading out of town this week for the holiday, you may spot an old familiar sight on Highway 90, heading west. After months of being out of commission, Customs and Border Protection’s Tethered Aerostat Radar System … Continue reading

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Department Of Defense Says It’s Sending 5,200 Troops To U.S.-Mexico Border

Officials say the deployment will include three helicopter units, mobile command and medical units, military police and more.

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Trump Administration To Send Hundreds Of Troops To The U.S-Mexico Border, Reports Say

President Donald Trump has raised alarm about a caravan of migrants heading for the border. He tweeted Thursday morning that he is “bringing out the military for this National Emergency.”

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