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  • Thousands of apprehended illegal immigrants fail to report to immigration offices

    Immigrant families caught and released after illegally entering the United States usually do not show up for subsequent monitoring as required, according to new figures from Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

  • US: Most new immigrant families fail to report

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For nearly three months this summer, the Obama administration carefully avoided answering questions about what happened to tens of thousands of immigrant families caught illegally crossing the Mexican border and released into the United States with instructions to report back...

  • Report: $266 a day to house each illegal, $117 more than a hotel room

    A new and critical report on the Obama administration's treatment and detention of illegal immigrants reveals that it costs $266 a day to house each person for a potential total cost of millions daily.

  • Illegal immigrants hijack 'coming out' from gays

    "Coming out," universally known as the anguish of a gay person publicly acknowledging their sexual orientation, is being adopted by undocumented citizens who plan to "come out" as illegals for the first time.

  • Republicans must act with urgency if party captures Senate

    In an otherwise solid address at the American Enterprise Institute on Thursday, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, disappointed on two key fronts.

  • Guatemala's 'Homage to the Migrant' statue glorifies illegal immigrants

    This impoverished town is the place to go for those who want to know what Guatemalans think about their fellow citizens who have fled to the United States.

  • Poll: Immigration concern doubles among Hispanics

    The numbers mean that President Obama's decision to delay executive action on deportations of illegal immigrants could have an impact on the November election, according to Gallup.

  • UPDATED: IG says visa security can't be verified

    Department of Homeland Security officials can't say if their program to keep foreign terrorists and criminals from getting U.S. visas is working, according to a government watchdog.

  • Border Patrol may soon wear body cameras

    The test of cameras will be worn beginning Oct. 1 to improve accountability and transparency at Customs and Border Protection, Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske said Thursday. The National Border Patrol Council is expected to oppose the plan.

  • Border Patrol to test wearing cameras

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol will begin testing body-worn cameras on agents next month, the head of its parent agency said Thursday, a step toward seeing if the technology should be used in the field as the government seeks to blunt criticism about agents' use of force. R. Gil...

  • Guatemalan violence may spark new wave of illegal immigration to the U.S.

    Mauricio Lopez Bonilla, Guatemala's interior minister, has vowed to stop the new round of violence that intensified last month.

  • VIDEO: Maryland housing largest number of unaccompanied minors

    The state of Maryland announced new resources Wednesday to help families and communities who are taking in the children who have crossed the border illegally and gotten caught.

  • 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.



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