Border Patrol agent Chris Cabrera, the vice president of the National Border Patrol Council Local 3307 in the Rio Grande Valley, told Fox News on August 6 that the federal government is allowing murderers from Central America to be released into the United States.

With more than 50,000 Unaccompanied Children (UACs) having been apprehended at the U.S. border since October, school distracts across America are bracing for an unmanageable wave of these children flooding into their schools in upcoming weeks. 

When Texas Governor Rick Perry announced on July 21 that he would send 1,000 Texas National Guard troops to the Mexican border to deal with the massive wave of illegal immigration by children, he received national attention. But the National Guard is only one of several resources Texas is using to counter the border crisis. 

In an August 5 editorial, the Post insisted that the president's "understandable" frustration at being "stymied by congressional paralysis" does not give him license to exceed his constitutional authority by invading the domain of the legislative body.

An intelligence report compiled by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency (CBP) reveals that immigrants from more than 75 different countries are illegally crossing the southern U.S. border.