Tag Archives: South Texas Immigration Surge

The Day After Deportation: Salvadoran Teen Returns to the Town He Fled

American immigration courts are gearing up to decide the fate of tens of thousands of children from Central America who came to the United States border in recent months. Meanwhile, Mexico has been cracking down on these migrants en route north, … Continue reading

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Multiple Reasons Drive Decrease In Central Americans At The Border

NEAR HIDALGO, Texas —People in South Texas are still catching their breath after the recent surge of illegal border crossers from Central America. That sudden spike has declined significantly since the peak of summer. Cicadas hummed and giant reeds rustled … Continue reading

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Attorneys Concerned About Legal Access For Migrant Kids

So far the federal government has not allowed volunteer attorneys to visit the Nogales, Ariz. facility housing about 1,000 unaccompanied migrant children. Now, attorneys say upcoming changes could make it even harder for these children to get legal counsel before they are … Continue reading

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Perry Warns of a “Trail of Tears” From Central America

Gov. Rick Perry on Monday warned that if Central American leaders do not heed the call to stop their citizens from flooding across the Texas-Mexico border, the summer months will bear witness to a “trail of tears” caused by a surge of … Continue reading

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Abbott, Cruz Blame White House for South Texas Immigration Surge

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and U.S. Senator Ted Cruz held a press conference Monday on the recent wave of illegal immigration in South Texas. Both Abbott and Cruz slammed the Obama Administration for what they’ve described as lax immigration … Continue reading

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