Commissioner describes a humanitarian and national security crisis while in El Paso.
The outspoken congressman left a promising career in the CIA and became a rising Republican star. But his political balancing act is dicier than ever.
Trump administration officials on Friday said they will continue to push forward with a controversial policy to require at least some Central American asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their claims are heard, but acknowledged they are moving slowly with the process. Officials said El Paso is likely to
A recent poll of Texas voters shows opinions about President Trump’s wall depend on where in the state you live.
The House has passed legislation authored by the San Antonio Democrat to take on President Trump in a constitutional battle.
House speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House could vote on the bill as early as next week.
The president also seemed focused on a nearby counter-protest featuring Beto O’Rourke.
Immigration advocates worry that the policy, which is in effect in California, sends migrants fleeing danger towards more violence.
The city's congresswoman says that Trump lied about the west Texas city during his state of the union speech.
Congress already funded some wall construction last fiscal year.
Because after Trump crowed about the city’s wall, Fox News announced a "Battle for the Border” town hall—in a city 144 miles from Mexico.
That viral video of a Colorado senator berating Ted Cruz makes one wonder if there’s a double standard at work.
As the partial government shutdown stretches toward a second pay period with no money, we spoke to Texas members of Congress about their pay.
“We Just Listened to Him Talk”: Sister Norma Pimentel Describes the Disappointment of Trump’s Border Roundtable
The well-known humanitarian says community leaders weren't even represented in what turned out to be a scripted event touting Trump's plans.
After years of photo op visits from Democrats and Republicans alike, McAllen mayor Jim Darling and others hope to highlight the region's dynamism and interconnectedness with Mexico.
Immigration authorities dropped busloads of immigrants at a Greyhound bus station without giving warning to local officials, despite having promised to do so.
As the congressman from El Paso and former U.S. Senate candidate departs the House, he expresses regret and pride about his effort at teaching America about the border.
Keying off of Governor Abbott’s opposition to President Obama’s Syrian resettlement policy, Russian trolls built Texas dissent.
Carlos Sanchez speaks with a Texas congressman on the appropriations committee ahead of the looming budgetary showdown in Washington.
Federal officials have reversed course and announced they will no longer require fingerprints of potential sponsors for detained children.
Beto O'Rourke said contractor is asking the Trump Administration to stop sharing information of potential sponsors with immigration agents.
The tech giant will become the largest employer in Austin, bringing an additional 5,000 jobs.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry has avoided the turmoil of the Trump Administration by staying out of Washington.
Matthew Whitaker repeatedly hammered the idea that people who enter the country without authorization are ”illegal aliens.”
Texas members of Congress are expressing concern about President Trump's stated willingness to partially shut down government to get funding for his wall.
The controversial interim head of the Justice Department is scheduled to be accompanied by U.S. Solicitor General Noel Francisco in Austin.
Key Congressional Democrats vow to fight $190 million Trump administration request to run Tornillo.
Both members promise increases oversight of facilities for migrant children when Democrats take control of the House in January.
The plans come on the same day that the Trump administration claims power to deny asylum to those entering U.S. illegally.
The Texas Legislature refused to consider ending birthright citizenship in 2009. Now President Trump wants to do it by fiat.
In addition to deployment of Army troops, border nonprofits are seeing the beginnings of mass family releases.
The Republican rally for Ted Cruz was a display of us-against-ourselves politics.
Border agents are seeking more help from nonprofits as growing numbers of families are being arrested.
The president's rallies for Republican candidates are more often about him than about the candidates he’s endorsing.
President Trump called it ’a big day for our country’ in a deal that ratchets up pressure on Canada.
A month after a federal judge’s deadline more than 500 children remain in federal custody and away from their families.
O’Rourke continues to nip at Ted Cruz’s heels in the latest poll, even if a third of the state's voters are unfamiliar with him.
The former UT chancellor stepped into the political fray with an open letter to President Trump denouncing his "McCarthy-era" tactics.
The judge ordered the administration to begin finding missing parents and to reunite them with their children.
Ted Cruz versus Beto O’Rourke may be the most anticipated Texas race on the November ballot, but June’s state party conventions were all about Donald Trump.
While that's good news, immigration advocates, fearful of mass deportations, have gotten a judge to issue a stay temporarily halting deportations.
Hutchison shows discomfort at President Trump’s style, but her record shows she’s in agreement with the substance of his remarks.
In El Paso, Immigrants Reunited With Their Small Children Tell Their Stories of Detention, Separation, and Release
Among the revelations: Families were separated despite legal entry, and at least one child said he was hit by a caregiver.
’You cannot imagine how awful it is to be there,’ the boy said of his nine-month separation by U.S. immigration officials.
The refusal by the two firms to take on a yearlong contract came one day before Trump announced the end of family separation.