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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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Paul Ryan Says A Debate Over The Border Wall Is Coming – After The Midterms

Were it not for the Kavanaugh confirmation spectacle, there may have been a very different fight on Capitol Hill over the last few weeks – and Texas would have been at the center of it. We’re talking about President Donald … Continue reading

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As reunification deadline lands, hundreds of migrant families remain divided

Some parents have been declared ineligible because of “red flags” in their records. But many haven’t been reunified because immigration officials already deported them.

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There are new, tougher guidelines for migrants seeking asylum in the United States

The federal agency that handles the first step in asylum claims sent a memo to all its officers Wednesday that tightens restrictions on migrants who are seeking asylum.

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As Reunification Deadline Approaches, One Migrant Family Wonders When They’ll See Their Daughter Again

The looming deadline to reunify parents and children separated at the U.S.-Mexico border is approaching quickly. A federal judge in California ordered the Trump administration to finish reuniting families before the end of this month, but it’s still unclear exactly … Continue reading

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