More Border Security Articles

  • California governor to meet with Mexican president

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown travels to Mexico for three days of meetings starting Monday and will discuss immigration in separate sit-downs with President Enrique Pena Nieto and Central American diplomatic and religious leaders. The governor's office announced Sunday that Brown...

  • Steve Scalise blames Obama for lack of border crisis deal

    Newly elected House Majority Whip Steve Scalise said President Obama -- not Congress -- was to blame for a lack of a plan to deal with the border crisis, saying House Republican leaders are "willing to lead."

  • Obama prods GOP on border issue, cites progress

    WASHINGTON (AP) — With one week left before Congress' August recess, President Barack Obama is prodding Republicans to help ease the influx of minors and migrant families from Central America, but with chances dimming that border legislation will reach his desk before the break, he also is...

  • Migrants: Obama urges Latin leaders, GOP to help

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Pressing for swift action, President Barack Obama on Friday urged Central American presidents and congressional Republicans to help ease the influx of minors and migrant families crossing the southwest border of the U.S. He emphasized to the regional leaders that despite...

  • Democratic reversal on 2008 law playing role in border bill breakdown

    House Republicans Friday were mulling a border supplemental spending bill that would give President Obama only a fraction of his $3.7 billion request, but a looming fight over a 2008 deportation law now threatens to derail any deal at all.

  • $5,000 per head: International human smugglers profit from an unsecured border

    An estimated 57,000 illegal immigrant youths have entered the U.S. since October of last year, creating a big problem for the Border Patrol agents who process them -- and a big payday for the smugglers who get them here.

  • Greta Van Susteren to GOP: Skip the recess, fix border crisis

    A humanitarian crisis is unfolding on the southern border. That this is so, no one disputes.

  • Nancy Pelosi: Keep immigration reform out of border bill

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is insisting that immigration reform be excluded from proposed legislation to provide billions of dollars to deal with a flood of minors at the U.S.-Mexico border, stepping back from comments she made earlier this month.

  • Poll: Most Latinos say illegal immigrants shouldn't be deported for dope convictions

    As states move to decriminalize and even legalize marijuana, most Latinos in a new poll said that a dope conviction should not be grounds for deporting illegal immigrants.

  • Stop the fear mongering on border security and illegal immigration

    The good news at the U.S. border with Mexico is that the flood of children from Central America crossing illegally, now totaling nearly 60,000, has slowed.

  • Congress won't give Obama what he wants to handle border crisis

    Not only is President Obama not going to get the $3.7 billion he wants to deal with a surge of migrant children on the southern border, he'll be lucky if he gets anything soon.

  • Is Greta Van Susteren right? Should House Republicans cancel the August recess? 'We're here. Where's Harry?'

    Congress is about to leave the nation's capital for its traditional August recess. Since it's an election year, the month back home is especially important to members of the House of Representatives.

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for July 25

    Vice President Joe Biden, amid the ongoing crisis at the Southwest border, will meet with the three leaders of the Central American countries primarily responsible for the ongoing border crisis.

  • Obama visits with nonprofit head, ex-gang members

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Barack Obama met privately Thursday with four former gang members and the head of a Los Angeles nonprofit that is helping them turn around their lives. The brief meeting with Homeboy Industries founder Father Gregory Boyle and the four teenagers who all served...

  • Immigrant kids and the fear of disease

    The insistence on stigmatizing migrating foreigners because they are not exempt from normal health troubles is an old disorder. But it's entirely homegrown.



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