November border arrests jump to highest in Trump presidency

Trump, who has made border wall construction a top funding priority, dispatched 5,600 active-duty troops to the Mexican border in November as a large caravan of Central American migrants moved through Mexico to the northern border city of Tijuana, across from San Diego.

Texas Secretary of State to step down

Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos announced his resignation effective Dec. 15, according to a Dec. 5 letter to Governor Greg Abbott. "I am proud...

Border agent indicted for capital murder in 4 Texas deaths

"The scheme in this case, from Ortiz's own words, was to clean up the streets of Laredo by targeting this community of individuals who he perceived to be disposable, that no one would miss and that he did not give value to."

Mexico’s new leader says relations with Trump good

Lopez Obrador said he is hopeful the two sides can agree on development aid for Central America and southern Mexico to create jobs so people won't have to emigrate.

Mexico’s new ‘common man’ president hits the ground running

Lopez Obrador took his first flight as president Sunday, boarding a commercial airliner with the rest of the passengers. He has promised to sell the presidential jet as an austerity measure.

Trump keeps up pressure on Dems over border wall

Democrats have little interest in providing the $5 billion Trump wants for the border with Mexico. And even some Republicans balk at spending more than the $1.6 billion already provided.

Justices reject environmentalists’ appeal over border wall

The justices on Monday left in place a ruling by a federal judge in San Diego who rejected challenges claiming that the Trump administration improperly waived laws requiring environmental and other reviews before construction can begin.

Texas sues San Antonio police under sanctuary cities law

Paxton accuses Chief William McManus in a lawsuit Friday of violating the law when he refused to turn over migrants in a human smuggling case to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. McManus released the migrants instead.

Trump joins Canada, Mexico leaders to sign new trade pact

Already Democrats and their allies in the labor movement are demanding changes to the agreement.

H-E-B issues recall of ice cream, sherbets

H-E-B on Wednesday issued a recall on two variety packs of Creamy Creations ice cream and sherbets in 3-ounce cups because of broken metal...