The first thing I saw was a boy crying. Terrified and sobbing against the window of the holding cell, he couldn't have been more than 12 or 13. The room was full of other young boys, their curious eyes peering out at us as we walked by. These were the ones who made the trip alone.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry appealed to the compassion of federal authorities and called for immediate action to stop the pour of young border crossers into the United States, saying many will die during their desert journey.
California led all states in the number of companies with private equity investments in 2013, but it was far behind Texas in total dollars invested, according to the Washington, D.C.-based Private Equity Growth Capital Council.