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Elise Foley

Texas Lt. Gov.: National Guard Troops Still Needed At Border | Elise Foley | Posted 09.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst (R) said Friday that even though illegal border crossings are down, the state has no intention of recallin...

Texas Sheriff Claims ‘Quran Books' Found At Mexican Border May Mean ISIS Infiltration

ThinkProgress | Posted 09.16.2014 | Politics

Federal officials say there is no credible information that known terrorists are crossing the southern border of the United States. But that hasn’t ...

Perry For President

Jeff Danziger | Posted 09.21.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Obama To Hold Border Crisis Meeting In Texas

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will discuss the crisis at the border with faith leaders and local officials in Texas Wednesday. The meeti...

U.S. Struggling To Handle Surge In Children Crossing Mexican Border

AP | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Border Patrol agents could arrest as many as 90,000 children trying to illegally cross the Mexican border alone this year, more th...

Here in the Third World

James Moore | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics
James Moore

The reference to the border by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, who recently used the term Third World as a descriptive of the region, offended those of us who love la frontera. The GOP candidate for governor, Abbott described the border as practically being destroyed by corruption, although there are no statistics to support his critique.

GOP Congressmen Stumble Upon Grisly Scene During Border Tour

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

A congressional tour of the southern border turned gruesome earlier this month, when a trio of Republican lawmakers came across a dead body while on a...

Perry Weighs In On Immigration Reform

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

Gov. Rick Perry (R-Texas) discussed immigration reform on Fox News Wednesday and insisted that America not have a "revolving door" border. "You can...

Mexico Says U.S. Border Patrol Agents Killed Mexican On Border

AP | MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 09.08.2012 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY — A Mexican citizen has been fatally shot by U.S. Border Patrol agents on the border with Texas in an incident that the Mexican gove...