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  • Go time: Illegals rushing border fearing U.S. crackdown

    The summer lull in illegal border crossings from Mexico is about to give way to a rush of even more immigrants in a frenzy of fear that Washington is about to shut the door, according to several Hispanic leaders.

  • Deportations down 20 percent, fewest since 2007

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has quietly slowed deportations by nearly 20 percent while delaying plans to act on his own potentially to shield millions of immigrants from expulsion. The Homeland Security Department is on pace to remove the fewest number of immigrants since 2007,...

  • Feds' tab for 21 desert homes: $680K each

    Federal officials paid nearly eight times the average price of homes in Ajo, Ariz., to build 21 family-type residences for U.S. Customs and Border Protection employees.

  • Immigrant children face uncertain future in courts

    HUNTINGTON STATION, N.Y. (AP) — On a recent breezy summer day, 7-year-old Kevin Torres played soccer with his neighbors in the front yard of his two-story home on New York's Long Island as his mother watched nearby. It's a typical suburban sight, but not for Briseida Flores, who had been...

  • Democratic support for immigration reform slips

    Overall, among Democrats, support for a policy that includes some form of legalization for immigrants dropped from 84 percent last year to 78 percent today.

  • VIDEO: An in-depth look at where immigration stands on Capitol Hill

    Washington Examiner's chief congressional correspondent Susan Ferrechio discusses in-depth where the issue of immigration stands with lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

  • Massive LGBT 'civil disobedience' immigration protest for D.C., border detention centers

    The plan is for "having a mass, very big civil disobedience action taking place," said Luis Aguilera Garcia of GetEQUAL.

  • Obama's delay doesn't stop the bleeding

    Republican strategists agree with President Obama: The surge of immigrant children at the border this summer changed the politics of immigration dramatically.

  • Obama willing to take 'political heat' for immigration delay, White House says

    "The president is willing to take a little political heat," White House press secretary Josh Earnest said, "in order to ensure that the policy he puts forward is one that can be sustained."

  • Obama lacks eyes and ears in hot spots around the world

    Vice President Joe Biden didn't get the customary airport tarmac welcome by the U.S. ambassador to Guatemala when he arrived in the Central American nation June 20.

  • Rubio: 'We have to deal with immigration'

    The bill included a pathway to citizenship for the millions of illegal immigrants currently residing in the U.S., and Rubio took heat from the conservative base for supporting that and other policies found in the "gang of eight" bill.

  • Delay won't help Obama's immigration pain

    The president didn't exactly hide the content of his plan, but just remained coy about the timing of its release.

  • Obama delays immigration action until after elections

    Obama is punting on the polarizing issue in an attempt to insulate Senate Democrats from GOP attacks and preserve control of the upper chamber.

  • Report: Immigration court backlog keeps growing

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The backlog of pending deportation cases in federal immigration court has risen to nearly 400,000 amid a crush of tens of thousands of unaccompanied children and families caught crossing the Mexican border illegally this year, according an analysis of court data released...

  • Immigrant commits suicide in Border Patrol custody

    MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — Border Patrol officials say a 54-year-old Mexican man apparently hanged himself at a Border Patrol station in South Texas. A statement issued said agents found the man unresponsive at the McAllen station shortly before noon Friday. Officials said agents immediately began...



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