More Border Security Articles

  • 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...

  • Obama lays out immigration goals, not timing

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaving his timing uncertain, President Barack Obama laid out ambitious objectives Friday for immigration steps he intends to take on his own and said he had already received some recommendations from the Homeland Security and Justice departments for executive action he could...

  • As midterms loom, illegal immigration still a big issue for voters

    As the media continues to focus on international affairs and growing threats abroad, including the rise of ISIS and Moscow's provocations in the East, American voters are still deeply concerned about the nation's troubled immigration system.

  • Influential Guatemalan bishop calls for Obama resignation, return of Nobel Peace Prize over immigrant deportations

    "It would be interesting right now to ask the committee of the Nobel Peace Prize if they were not wrong in giving him the Nobel Prize," Alvaro Ramazzini said.

  • U.S. has world's largest immigrant population; 1 in 6 foreign-born

    The Pew Research Center finds that the U.S. has the most foreign-born residents, about 46 million.

  • John Boehner: No immigration reform until 2015

    An upcoming election coupled with the concerns of Senate Democrats may cause President Obama to push back a possible executive order on immigration to next year, something Boehner is on board with.

  • Pew: Public takes harder line on illegals, wants tighter border

    Americans have shifted to a much harder line and want Washington's focus to be on better border security and tougher enforcement of immigration laws, not citizenship for illegal citizens in the country, says Pew.

  • More Americans trust GOP on immigration

    Republicans have a clear advantage on immigration in a recent poll, a potent weapon for GOP candidates in the final stretch of the midterm elections.

  • Texas border crosser had cocaine strapped to legs

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A woman from Mexico faces cocaine smuggling charges after an officer at a Texas border crossing noticed one of her legs appeared larger than the other. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials on Tuesday announced the seizure of more than 7 pounds of cocaine in three...

From the Weekly Standard

  • All Together Now

    Republican voters are down on the sluggish GOP officials they elected, and the officeholders whine about the unreasonable people who voted for them. Republican backbenchers complain about their...

  • Millennial Mongers

    As far as newspaper corrections go, it was a whopper. On August 24, the editors of the New York Times sucked the air out of a windy essay that had blown through its pages a few days before. The...

  • Voter Intensity Strongly Against Obamacare

    A new poll from Public Opinion Strategies, commissioned by Independent Women’s Voice, finds that people who care about the issue of Obamacare really don’t like Obamacare.  On the flip side,...