Perry said Mexico's "failure" to secure its own southern border led to the crisis.
Rep. Michael Burgess said he’s observed children at border who displayed signs of abuse.
So far this fiscal year, 66,127 unaccompanied children have been apprehended.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) in July authorized up to 1,000 troops to the border.
HHS said the number of unaccompanied children being detained has dropped in recent months.
Texas Democrats want state officials to speak out against the volunteer border patrols.
House Republicans are attempting to pass legislation to address the border crisis.
Boehner said Reid is embarassed he can't "strong-arm" Senate into action.
Republicans say they aren't sure the measure has the votes to pass the House.
Some conservatives say it is Obama's responsibility to fix the border.
No burning of the midnight oil for the Audacious One.
Fifty-three percent want the process expedited even if the asylum eligible are swept up.
Mexico condemned the deployment of National Guardsmen as a "political" move.
Sending the children back means putting them in danger.
"The problem and the solution aren't in Guatemala," the Kentucky senator said.
OPINON | The border question has crystallized to a simple choice between in and out.
What are the key facts and the potential long-term solutions?
His approval on the issue has dropped 7 points since May amid the border crisis.
67 percent said illegal immigration is an extremely serious problem, up 14 percent since May.
Their border bill does not include the $615 million in funding that Obama requested.
Boehner said he's focused on the recommendations of GOP working group.
Everywhere you look, a boundary is in dispute.
The senator is pushing to end Obama's deferred action program on deportations.
Immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas was detained at a Texas airport on Tuesday.