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Perry Sending National Guard Troops to Border

Posted: 07/21/2014 - Gov. Rick Perry said Monday he is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops over the next month to the Texas-Mexico border to combat criminals that Republican state leaders say are exploiting a surge of children and families entering the U.S. illegally.

US Immigration Debate Upended by Flood of Children

Posted: 07/21/2014 - The sudden rise in the number of families and unaccompanied minors from Central America crossing the border has dramatically redefined America's yearlong debate on immigration.

Perry tells Hispanic group to 'secure' border

Updated: 07/20/2014 - Texas Governor Rick Perry took his border security criticisms to an audience of Hispanic ministers in San Antonio, telling them the federal government should put more Border Patrol troops on the ground and drones in the air to secure the Texas-Mexico border.

Texas Jail Roof Falls, 20 Sent To Hospitals

Updated: 07/19/2014 - Authorities say the roof of a privately run East Texas prison has collapsed, temporarily trapping dozens of inmates and injuring 20 - 10 of whom went to nearby hospitals.

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