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Stories with person: Joaquin Castro
  • House Dems to visit Texas immigrant detention facilities 
    Updated: Jun-17-15 4:52 pm

    SAN ANTONIO - Several members of Congress will visit two South Texas detention facilities that house immigrant mothers and children mostly from Central America.

  • Is Texas spending $800M to create its own border patrol? 
    Updated: Jun-16-15 7:48 pm

    MCALLEN, Texas - When former Gov. Rick Perry ordered a big reinforcement of security at the Mexico border in 2011, Texas bought six new gunboats that can fire 900 rounds a minute and clock highway speeds. But the boats, which cost $580,000 each, spent more time docked than patrolling the Rio Grande.