Tag Archives: Terrorism

Risk of terrorists crossing U.S. border into Texas is real — but low

The number of illegal border crossers from far flung places— including countries deemed sponsors of terrorism — has been increasing, but they remain a small fraction of total border apprehensions. In border enforcement parlance, they’re known as “exotics:” distinct from the … Continue reading

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Vigil Held for Orlando Massacre Victims in Marfa

Prayers are being offered across the nation in response to the Orlando massacre, including here in West Texas. In Marfa Sunday night, an emotional candlelight vigil was held on the lawn at the Presidio County Courthouse, a place that’s served … Continue reading

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After Paris, Governors Say They Will Oppose Efforts To Resettle Refugees

Despite the growing list of U.S. governors stating they will no longer resettle people from Syria, it’s not clear whether states have the legal authority to keep the refugees out.

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With Claims of ISIS at the Border, a Shift in Border Politics

This year’s surge of Central American migrants across the southern border has put border security back at the forefront of national politics. But with the number of migrant crossings on the decline, and the US stepping up its offensive against … Continue reading

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President Obama to Address Nation on ISIS at 8 PM

We will carry President Obama’s address to the nation on the U.S. strategy for dealing with the Islamic militant group ISIS (also known as the Islamic State or ISIL) this evening. The president is expected to speak at 8 p.m. … Continue reading

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