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Dewhurst: One-Fourth of Illegals Apprehended at Border Have Criminal Records

HOUSTON, Texas--On Monday Texas Governor Rick Perry announced during a press conference that up to 1,000 National Guard troops will be activated along a section of the Texas-Mexico border in an attempt to stop the tidal wave of illegal immigrants entering the U.S. each day. The governor was joined by Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst, who claimed that unaccompanied minors only make up a "tiny fraction" of the illegals currently entering the nation. Jul 21, 2014 12:47 PM PT

Budget to Transport Illegals Across USA Approaches $100M

HOUSTON, Texas--The U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee approved a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 that includes $5.508 billion for Immigration and Customs Enforcement operations. Included in that amount is more than $87 million for the transportation of illegal immigrants--most often via plane--from the U.S.-Mexico border to federal facilities around the nation. Jul 21, 2014 8:31 AM PT

Taxpayer-Funded Catholic Charities on Hiring Spree to Provide for Illegal Immigrants

HOUSTON, Texas--Catholic Charities in Texas is helping fulfill the needs of the thousands of illegal immigrants that continue to flood the U.S.-Mexico border. Breitbart Texas has learned that Catholic Charities' St. Jerome's Home for Children, located in Fort Bend County, is providing many benefits including financial support, English classes, legal assistance, and release services to youths in the U.S. illegally. The charity is looking to hire several staff members to help accommodate the influx of migrants. Jul 21, 2014 5:54 AM PT

Feds Likely Spending Millions on Charter Jets to Transport Migrants to US Cities

HOUSTON, Texas--Subsequent to entering the U.S., most of the illegal immigrants currently flooding the Texas-Mexico border are loaded onto planes and flown to various cities around the country. Breitbart Texas has learned that many of the planes being used to transport the foreigners are large charter passenger jets; the cost of each one-way, relatively short plane trip typically costs about $100,000. A longer flight can cost much more. The government has flown numerous such air crafts, filled with illegal immigrants, during recent months. Jul 20, 2014 7:35 AM PT

Texas Gas Town Rejects Fracking Ban

HOUSTON, Texas--A city council in Denton, Texas--a gas city that is located on top of a large reserve--rejected a ban on fracking this week. Jul 19, 2014 9:09 AM PT

Budget Raises Questions on Admin's Foreknowledge of Border Crisis

HOUSTON, Texas--While the Obama Administration has largely expressed surprise at the sharp increase in illegal immigrants from Central America this year, the Health and Human Services (HHS) budget for processing unaccompanied foreign minors has exploded in recent years, raising questions about whether the administration could have foreseen, or did foresee, the crisis. Jul 18, 2014 5:01 AM PT

Louie Gohmert Mocks 'Bold' Deportation of 38 Illegals Amid Border Crisis

HOUSTON, Texas--The mainstream media was abuzz after 38 illegal immigrants--of the tens of thousands who have flooded the border in recent months--were deported to their home countries in Central America. In a tongue-in-cheek comment, Texas Congressman Louie Gohmert, who remains dismayed with the Obama Administration's handing of the border crisis, called the small deportation load "bold." Jul 17, 2014 6:49 AM PT

Border is 'Under Control,' Says Sheila Jackson Lee

HOUSTON, Texas--Despite the border crisis that involves more than 1,000 illegal immigrants entering the country each day, Texas Democratic Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee apparently believes the U.S.-Mexico border is "under control." Jul 15, 2014 11:57 AM PT

38 Illegal Immigrants Deported, Most Others Expected to Stay

HOUSTON, Texas--Only 38 illegal immigrants--of the tens of thousands who have flooded the border in recent months--were deported to their home countries in Central America on Monday. Most of the migrants who have illegally entered the country since October are expected to be allowed to stay. Jul 15, 2014 9:44 AM PT

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