The abuse allegations were limited to the San Antonio facility – an event center that has been temporarily converted to house unaccompanied minors.
The U.S. government picked up nearly 19,000 children traveling alone across the Mexican border in March, authorities said Thursday, the largest monthly number ever recorded.
Abbott called on feds to investigate allegations of abuse at the Freeman Coliseum, where a number of unaccompanied migrant children are being housed.
U.S. Border Patrol agents in California arrested two men in two months who turned up on the terrorist watch list.
A historic monthly high of more than 18,000 unaccompanied children were held in U.S. custody or care along the southern border with Mexico on March 31, according to data from U.S. Customs and Border Protection shared with FOX Television stations.
Governor DeSantis said he will send President Biden a letter asking him to continue policies set in place by the Trump administration.
A man crossing into the country illegally had severely broken his leg while in the Baboquivari Peak Wilderness near Tucson on March 30, officials said.
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey is blaming President Joe Biden's administration for a surge in migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border. Meanwhile, there's growing calls for the administration to be more transparent about what's happening along the southern border.
"Smugglers are under the false assumption that they can disguise drugs within food to throw off canines and their handlers," officials said in a statement. "On the contrary, canines have the ability to detect a target odor among a myriad of other odors.
SHOCKING VIDEO: Border Patrol on Wednesday released a hard to watch video of smugglers abandoning a 5-year-old girl and 3-year-old girl at the border in the New Mexico desert in the middle of the night -- after dropping them over a 14-foot border barrier.
"Arizona is ready to partner with the federal government to strengthen our borders and improve our immigration system," Governor Doug Ducey wrote in a statement on March 26. "In Arizona, we've previously deployed the National Guard to the border to support law enforcement." The governor also said he is requesting federal reimbursement for deployment.
President Joe Biden has tapped Vice President Kamala Harris to lead the White House's response to the migration challenge at the U.S. southern border.
Riggs, in a First on FOX Business interview, said that his town is not equipped to handle the number of people coming in, especially in the middle of a pandemic.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection shared two videos and 44 photos of the processing centers, located in Donna and El Paso, that are housing unaccompanied migrant children.
A surge of migrants has hit the U.S. southern border with Mexico. Several top U.S. advisers on border and immigration issues will meet with Mexican officials on Tuesday.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey visited the border city of Douglas with other Republican lawmakers as the area has seen a surge in migrants.
The Department of Homeland Security secretary said the U.S. is on track to encounter more people on the border than in the last 20 years.
The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund on Tuesday filed the lawsuit against Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich.
A surge of migrants on the Southwest border has the Biden administration on the defensive, with the head of Homeland Security acknowledging the depth of the problem Tuesday but insisting it’s under control and saying he won’t revive a Trump-era practice of immediately expelling teens and children.
Former President Donald Trump criticized President Joe Biden's immigration policies amid a flood of migrants at the border since his victory. In response, the White House called Trump's policies while in office "not only inhumane but ineffective."