Tag Archives: Immigration Surge

Child Migrants Transition From Shelters To A Life In Limbo

The number of unaccompanied child migrants apprehended at the Southwest border fell by almost half between June and July, and there are reports that the number arriving continues to fall. That trend has helped ease the crisis of finding shelter … Continue reading

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Thursday Interview: The Political Calculus – National Guard Troops on the Texas Border

The U.S. Congress is wrestling with competing visions on border security, including the possibility of a federal deployment of the National Guard to the border. But in Texas, where political angst over border security is a water cooler issue, the … Continue reading

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Lawmakers Question Cost Effectiveness Of DPS, Texas National Guard Border Surge

Texas lawmakers are questioning the heads of state agencies about the overall cost analysis related to the influx of border crossings. The legislative committee is charged with determining the short-term and potential long-term financial impact that could cost taxpayers $17 … Continue reading

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Reporter’s First Look at Arizona Detention Facility

The media got its first look at conditions inside Border Patrol detention facilities in South Texas and Arizona on Wednesday. Until now, officials with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) haven’t allowed reporters inside the facilities in Nogales, AZ and … Continue reading

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