The White House has stressed that these are unaccompanied minors whom it aims to quickly transfer to the care of families or sponsors.
Those applying for both home and business disaster assistance can complete one application to cover both.
The winter storm that hit Texas and other states has killed at least 80 people, but officials have said that an accurate death toll will take time to establish.
Widespread power outages left 4 million Texas residents without power or heat during freezing temperatures.
Republican Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick said Wednesday that Texans who received electricity bills as high as $17,000 amid the state's recent energy crisis had "gambled on a very, very low rate" and lost.
Primarily Primates in Leon Springs thanked people who came to the aid of the animals after it lost power for four days.
It's easy to be drawn into political corners and cast blame on a single energy source failure.
Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar warned CPS Energy and ERCOT could be held accountable, but it is still far too early to point fingers.
Fry's Electronics will be closing down all its stores nationwide as the company goes out of business.
People across Texas reported steep increases in their electric bills as companies raised prices significantly amid the recent winter storm.
After facing backlash for a family trip to Mexico during power outages in Texas, Heidi Cruz is facing criticism online as people question the connection between her employer, Goldman Sachs, and Texas energy utility companies.
The Texas senator also said he thought it was "a little rude" that some of his neighbors previously put up campaign signs for his political rival Beto O'Rourke.
Carlos De La Fuente, one of the owners of ABC Party HQ in Dallas, said they "want to provide a good laugh for people during these difficult times."
The billionaire philanthropist said green energy was not to blame for the widespread blackouts that hit Texas last week as its power grid faltered.
The Daily Show host criticized the Texas senator for turning "people who actually need real help into political props" since his return from Mexico.
"Texas desperately needs the help, but so do we," the mayor said. "Louisiana has been treated like the stepchild of the nation during this disaster."
Pierson said Georgia GOP Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is just one of many state-level officials whom Republicans must oust.
Cruz's initial explanation of the trip saw him backpedal by saying he was dropping his daughters off at the beach to avoid the freezing temperatures in Texas.
Senator Ted Cruz's trip to Cancun amid Texas' state of emergency was critiqued by a new billboard in Iowa, which also praised a local restaurant owner's mission to provide meals for Texans.
Climate change, COVID, and jobs are together splitting Americans by class more profoundly than Americans are split by politics. The white working class is taking as much of a beating as most Black and Latino people.
Officers from Harris County were called to the scene of a wooded area in Cypress Park, 25 miles northwest of Houston, on Sunday.
Texas facing mass food shortages as winter storm and power outages hit supply chains and spark panic buying.
Mary Gee, 84, reportedly lost power in her northeast Houston apartment over the night of February 15. Her body was discovered by her family and police the following morning.
After Texas Governor Greg Abbott blamed green energy for widespread winter blackouts in his state, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer called on a pair of energy regulation bodies to probe Abbott's policies.
"He's gone after the energy sector. You saw some of the consequences in Texas. That's just the tip of the iceberg," the former White House economics adviser said of the president.
The Texas Republican urged regulators to intervene against electric companies profiting from the severe winter weather.
As of Sunday morning, Ocasio-Cortez has raised $4 million for relief teams across the state of Texas and joined Democratic Representatives Sylvia Garcia, Sheila Jackson and Al Green at a Houston food bank Saturday.
"It is unacceptable for Texans who suffered through days in the freezing cold without electricity or heat to now be hit with skyrocketing energy costs," Abbott said.
Pictures posted on his official Twitter account showed the lawmaker handing out bottles of water in Texas, two days after returning to the disaster-hit state.