US closes facility that detained migrant who later died

U.S. 05/22/19, 13:32

U.S. border agents temporarily closed their primary facility for processing migrants in South Texas one day after the death of a 16-year-old who was diagnosed with the flu at the facility.In a statement released late Tuesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said "a large number" of people in custody at ...

Shanahan says military won’t leave until border is secure

U.S. 05/11/19, 14:27

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan visited a border city in Texas on Saturday and said he intends to accelerate planning to secure the border and bolster the administration's ability to accomplish that without the Pentagon's continuous help. He also offered assurances to perhaps two dozen Border Patrol agents and other officials ...

Update: Shanahan says troops aim to help secure border

U.S. 05/11/19, 14:11

The Latest on acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan's visit to the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local):1:45 p.m.Acting Defense Secretary has offered assurances to perhaps two dozen Border Patrol agents and other officials at the McAllen Border Patrol Station in Texas that the Pentagon won't withdraw its military support prematurely.He says ...

Agents find 3-year-old migrant boy alone near Texas border

U.S. 04/24/19, 13:00

U.S. Border Patrol agents found a 3-year-old boy alone in a field in Texas after likely being abandoned by smugglers at the southern border, authorities said.U.S. Customs and Border Protection said late Tuesday that the boy's name and a phone number were written on his shoes when agents found him ...

Update: Cruz says he’s willing to debate O’Rourke on CNN

Texas 10/12/18, 17:23

The Latest on Beto O'Rourke's record-breaking, $38.1M fundraising haul in his race against Republican Sen. Ted Cruz (all times local):4:20 p.m.Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says he's willing to participate in a nationally televised debate with Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke — potentially raising the stakes on a Texas race already among ...

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