More Border Security Articles

  • 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...

  • DHS released 600 immigrants with criminal records

    In what is already fast becoming the latest flashpoint in the debate over allowing millions more illegal immigrants to remain in the United States legally, a government watchdog agency found that U.S. immigration officials released more than 600 undocumented immigrants in 2013 when faced with...

  • Why Republicans may benefit from the sudden concern over immigration

    Republicans have started to turn the tables on Democrats, enabled by news stories and Images of tens of thousands of families and unaccompanied children who have walked over the border in Texas in recent months and are straining the resources of overwhelmed federal authorities and local communities.

  • Get ready for denials if terror strikes from across the border

    The Democrats are hoping that painting the Republicans as mean racists will help them with the Latino vote in November.

  • Compromise with Obama? Surely you jest!

    Most people who tout compromise and bipartisanship as wonderful goals in general are liberals, people who think like liberals or those not particularly on top of politics.

  • Nine 'coyotes' arrested in joint U.S.-Guatemala operation

    Guatemalan law enforcement officials, supported by U.S. agencies, arrested nine top members of an alleged "coyote" organization and seized $600,000 held in U.S. banks.

  • On immigration, Obama may be cynical, but he's not breaking the law

    Conservatives are outraged that President Obama is threatening to use his executive authority to shelter undocumented foreigners from deportation now that immigration reform seems dead this year. But whether they like it or not, existing immigration laws give the president vast discretion to...

  • Democrat support for amnesty threatens their most loyal voters

    The Democratic Party embraces "comprehensive immigration reform," which is code for amnesty, which, in turn, is code for "keep the borders porous so that we get a constant stream of new Democratic voters and cheap labor."

  • Obama: 'I'm bound by the Constitution'

    President Obama on Wednesday dismissed charges that he broke the law by going around Congress on issues ranging from health care to immigration.

  • Biden on minors at border: 'These are our kids'

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday that the United States will be judged by how it treats the thousands of young immigrants showing up on its border, but warned that the U.S. will be forced to send some minors back to dangerous, unfortunate environments nonetheless....

  • Charge: Obama plan to legalize millions of immigrants 'disastrous' to blacks

    President Obama's much-rumored executive order granting legal status to potentially millions of illegal immigrants will be "disastrous" to African Americans job seekers, charges a member of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

  • Patrolmen without borders

    If I drive across a U.S. border, I expect to stop at a Border Patrol checkpoint. But imagine driving to the grocery store, or Mom's house, well inside America, and being stopped by the Border Patrol. Many Americans don't have to imagine it -- it's how they live.



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