07/30/14 07:46 PM
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Police arrested a Spanish priest Wednesday on allegations he tried to get favorable treatment for Salvadoran gang members and helped smuggled contraband into prisons. Roman Catholic priest Antonio Rodriguez Tercero was detained as part of a sweep that also...
By Blake Seitz | 07/28/14 02:00 PM
After a meeting Friday with the presidents of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, whose nationals have flooded the U.S.-Mexico border in hope that they will be allowed to stay, President Obama again gave those mostly-underaged immigrants hope in a speech designed to discourage them from trying...
By Lisa Ruhl | 07/16/14 03:58 PM
The best way to stop the surge in unaccompanied minors across the U.S.-Mexico border is to help the Central American countries the children are coming from, an advocate told Congress on Wednesday.
By Steve Chapman | 07/14/14 10:29 AM
In the eyes of Texas Gov. Rick Perry and others, the crisis on our southern border demonstrates the failure of our immigration policy. They are correct, though not in the way they think. The failure in our immigration policy comes from the persistent belief that we can make rivers run uphill.
By Michael Barone | 07/13/14 05:24 PM
The flood of underage--and many not-so-underage--illegal immigrants from the Central American countries of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador crested in the Rio Grande Valley, but now the waters are being diverted and channeled to other parts of the United States.
By Michael Barone | 07/13/14 03:09 PM
The flood of underage--and non-underage--illegal immigrants from Central America coming across the border in Texas is, to paraphrase a former Obama administration official, a "man-caused disaster." The man who caused it, more than anyone else, is Barack Obama.
By Shikha Dalmia | 07/10/14 05:26 PM
Anti-immigration hardliners are blaming the surge of minors -- 90,000 alone this year, a five-fold increase from 2011 -- on America's lenient deportation policies and the prospect of "amnesty." The reality is more complicated.
By Michael Barone | 07/10/14 04:08 PM
Over at FiveThirtyEight, Ben Casselman has a good article on something I've also written about: the changing patterns of immigration.
By Paul Bedard | 07/07/14 12:26 PM
A majority of Americans want the illegal children sent home and 53 percent believe U.S. taxpayers should be compensated by Central American countries responsible for the flood.
By Paul Bedard | 06/30/14 02:58 PM
A majority of the unaccompanied Central American youths rushing into the United States have parents already here and know that federal authorities are legally required to unite the families, according to an immigration expert.
By Brian Hughes | 06/20/14 01:43 PM
The White House on Friday announced a new plan to speed the deportations of young children flooding across the U.S.-Mexico border, saying they would deploy more judges to handle immigration cases and establish family detention centers for those who entered the country illegally.
By Mark Tapscott | 06/20/14 08:35 AM
Federal immigration officials posted on a government procurement website an open-ended Request for Information from companies providing "escort services for unaccompanied alien children."
By Mark Tapscott | 06/19/14 08:56 AM
An estimated 90,000 children are expected to cross the U.S. border from Mexico this year in a swelling flood of seemingly spontaneous illegal immigration. The flood was sparked, according to the conventional wisdom in the federal government and the mainstream media, by widespread gang and drug...
By Washington Examiner | 06/18/14 03:08 PM
A flood of unaccompanied children is swamping America's southern border with Mexico in alarming numbers, creating a humanitarian crisis that has no precedent in that region.
By Paul Bedard | 07/30/14
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