Texas Gov. Rick Perry aims to use the National Guard to help deal with border crime and a humanitarian crisis. But he's also turning up the heat on the Obama administration to improve border enforcement.
President Obama has requested $3.7 billion in emergency funds for the child migrant crisis, but Republicans and Democrats disagree on numerous details. Here’s what could happen if Congress breaks without doing anything.
Hundreds of immigrant children have been taken north of the US-Mexico border to stay with relatives or in temporary government or charitable facilities. Governors there say they’ve been kept in the dark.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, humbled in the 2012 presidential race, is contemplating another try in 2016. Contrasting himself with front-runner Sen. Rand Paul, Perry has laid out a more muscular foreign and national security policy.