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  • Obama asks Congress for $3.7 billion to handle border crisis

    President Obama is asking Congress for $3.7 billion to respond to the immigration crisis at the Texas border — nearly twice as much as early reports expected him to request.

  • Obama urgently asks $3.7 billion for border crisis

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama appealed to Congress on Tuesday for $3.7 billion in emergency spending to deal with the immigration crisis on the nation's southern border, where unaccompanied children have been showing up by the thousands in a human drama that's causing a political...

  • UN pushes for migrants to be called refugees

    SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — United Nations officials are pushing for many of the Central Americans fleeing to the U.S. to be treated as refugees displaced by armed conflict, a designation meant to increase pressure on the United States and Mexico to accept tens of thousands of people currently...

  • Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Tackling what he has called a humanitarian crisis, President Barack Obama on Tuesday asked Congress for $3.7 billion to cope with a tide of minors from Central America who are illegally crossing the U.S. border, straining immigration resources and causing a political...

  • Ted Cruz: Harry Reid is Obama's 'enabler' to abusing power more than Richard Nixon

    Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid has helped President Obama abuse his power even worse than Richard Nixon, charged Texas Sen. Ted Cruz.

  • Obama seeks $3.8 billion to deal with border kids

    The Associated Press has learned that President Obama is asking Congress for $3.8 billion to confront the influx of minors from Central America. The figure also includes extra money for fighting wildfires in the West.

  • Rep. Jim Bridenstine urges media to ignore HHS coverage guidelines for illegal immigrants

    Rep. Jim Bridenstine, R-Okla., is urging reporters and news crews to ignore media guidelines laid out by the Department of Health and Human Services in a recent invite to tour a holding facility for underage illegal immigrants in the Sooner State.

  • Obama border funding: Most money to care, feed, transport illegal immigrants; little for deportations

    It's still a little unclear exactly how much money President Obama will request to deal with the crisis of thousands of families and unaccompanied children crossing the border into the United States illegally.

  • Obama to hold border crisis meeting in Texas

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will discuss the crisis at the border with faith leaders and local officials in Texas Wednesday. The meeting comes as Obama faces pressure to visit the border while he's in Texas this week to raise money for Democratic congressional candidates. The...

  • What Democrats think of Obama's handling of border crisis

    With President Obama sending mixed signals on how he plans to handle the immigration crisis at the Texas border, some Democrats on Capitol Hill are having a hard time backing him up and others would like to avoid the question altogether. When asked if Obama has done enough so far to address...

  • Key Democrat wants Obama to visit border: 'important and very symbolic'

    A key border Democrat calls on President Obama to break away from his fundraising during a trip to Texas this week and visit the U.S.-Mexico border, where an immigration crisis is brewing.

  • AP sources: Border policy requests to come later

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is holding off for now on seeking new legal authority to send unaccompanied migrant kids back home faster from the Southern border, following criticism that the administration's planned changes were too harsh. Instead when Obama formally asks Congress...

  • White House: Most kids at border won't stay in US

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday that most unaccompanied children arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border are unlikely to qualify for humanitarian relief that would prevent them from being sent back to their home countries. The pointed warning came as the White House finalized a...

  • Los Angeles becomes newest locality to stop doing federal government's job

    In an announcement Monday, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that the LAPD would no longer detain inmates when Immigration and Customs Enforcement requests that they do so. To rounds of applause from immigration advocates, Garcetti scolded the federal government for shifting its duties...

  • The Constitution is 'central to our way of life,' not illegal immigration

    At a July 4 White House naturalization ceremony for more than two dozen foreign-born service members, President Obama said welcoming people to America is “central to our way of life.” No, what is central to our way of life is the Constitution, which protects our freedoms.



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