More Border Security Articles

  • Obama weighs broader move on legal immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is considering key changes in the nation's immigration system requested by tech, industry and powerful interest groups, in a move that could blunt Republicans' election-year criticism of the president's go-it-alone approach to immigration. Administration...

  • Honduran foreign minister visits US-Mexico border

    McALLEN, Texas (AP) — The foreign minister of Honduras said Tuesday on a visit to the Texas-Mexico border that she was pleased to see the flow of unaccompanied child immigrants has slowed after efforts in her country to dissuade citizens from embarking on the dangerous journey to the United...

  • Joint U.S.-Guatemalan anti-drug program jeopardized by Central American government's late payments

    A joint U.S. and Guatemalan anti-narcotics aviation program is in trouble after less than a year in operation due to chronic non-payment of a key contractor by the Central American government.

  • An Obama amnesty isn't fair and won't solve the immigration crisis

    If Americans really supported amnesty, lawmakers would have given them what they wanted rather than spend the past seven years arguing about "comprehensive" immigration reform.

  • Rick Perry fights back, calls indictment against him politically motivated

    "This is not how we settle political differences in this country," he told "Fox News Sunday." "We settle political differences at the ballot box."

  • Plan to send immigrant kids to NY church draws ire

    COMMACK, N.Y. (AP) — The possibility that a suburban New York church would play host to some of the tens of thousands of immigrant children illegally crossing the United States' border with Mexico to reunite with family is causing an uproar in one Long Island community. The Rev. Dennis Walker...

  • Possible immigration rift for Obama with Democrats

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is facing potential rifts with members of his own party in tough re-election contests as he barrels toward a fall fight with Republicans over his ability to change immigration policies. If Obama takes the broadest action under consideration — removing...

  • Political landmines ahead for Democrats as Obama considers executive action on immigration

    As President Obama considers using his executive authority to address border security, his own party's Senate candidates worry about how it will affect the midterm elections.

  • US sees surge in Cuban rafters aiming for Florida

    MIAMI (AP) — One early morning this April, Dairon Morera climbed onto a raft of aluminum tanks with 22 other people, revved up a Volvo car motor and pushed off the Cuban shore, joining a never-ending stream of islanders desperate to reach the United States. "The biggest dream a Cuban has is to...

  • Official: Second illegal immigrant wave of 30,000 coming in September, October

    A second wave of some 30,000 unaccompanied illegal minors from violence-ravaged Central American nations is expected to swamp the U.S.-Mexico border in September and October, according to a top immigration group.

  • Expedited immigration hearings in NYC for minors

    NEW YORK (AP) — A federal immigration court in Manhattan that usually deals with fewer than 100 new children's cases a month is getting a lot busier. Twenty-nine minors who entered the country unaccompanied by adults appeared Wednesday before Judge James Loprest, Jr., some with attorneys,...

  • Gov. Rick Perry's new PAC releases immigration ad

    Rick PAC, the political action committee formed just weeks ago in support of Gov. Rick Perry, R-Tx. has released its first web ad hitting the Obama Administration on immigration.

  • Few Nicaraguan child migrants join in trek to US

    MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Guillermina Flores had lost her $130-a-month job at a clothing factory and the 29-year-old single mother was struggling to feed her three children. So like tens of thousands of others across Central America, she decided to leave her homeland and seek a better life...

  • Perry not sure how long Guard troops to deploy

    BASTROP, Texas (AP) — Gov. Rick Perry has visited some of the 1,000 National Guard troops he's ordered to the Texas-Mexico border but says he does not know how long they'll be deployed. Perry on Wednesday stopped at Camp Swift Army National Guard training center in Bastrop, 30 miles east of...

  • Report: White House didn't OK immigrant releases

    WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 2,000 immigrants facing deportation in 2013 were released strictly for budget reasons by immigration agency officials who kept the homeland security secretary in the dark about the plan, according to a federal watchdog's report. This lack of communication led the...



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    American voters says they would prefer President Barack Obama work with Congress rather than use executive action to address the illegal immigration crisis at the border, according to a detailed...

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