Texas News

News > Texas News > Immigration strain felt statewide, Texas officials say

Immigration strain felt statewide, Texas officials say

Texas’ Rio Grande Valley is the “center of gravity” for the nation’s immigration crisis — and for criminal cartels that hope to exploit the situation, the head of the state’s Department of Public Safety said Tuesday.

Meantime, conditions have raised fears that infectious diseases could spread in cramped Border Patrol facilities, but thus far only minor health problems have been found in immigrants, a state health official said.  http://www.statesman.com/news/news/immigration-strain-felt-statewide-texas-officials-/ngXfd/http://www.statesman.com/news/news/immigration-strain-felt-statewide-texas-officials-/ngXfd/http://www.statesman.com/news/news/immigration-strain-felt-statewide-texas-officials-/ngXfd/http://www.statesman.com/news/news/immigration-strain-felt-statewide-texas-officials-/ngXfd/ 

Texas News

The U.S. Supreme Court justice best known for his silence on the bench stood before an East Texas audience to...
A 27-year-old South Texas man has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for smuggling munitions such as...
A state appeals court has ruled that attorneys for a North Texas teen who killed four people in a drunken crash...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A 70-year-old South Texas county hospital could be demolished to make way for a new...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - As Texas mulls new social studies books for its 5-plus million public school students, some...