09/02/14 04:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal investigation that included surprise inspections was unable to substantiate 16 accusations by advocacy groups that the government packed into frigid cells children caught crossing the border alone, made them sleep on hard floors and provided inadequate food and...
By Lisa Ruhl | 09/02/14 03:33 PM
White House press secretary Josh Earnest skirted questions about announcing immigration executive actions on Tuesday, telling the reporters repeatedly that he has no update on the timing of such actions.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/02/14 02:32 PM
Pressed repeatedly by reporters Tuesday, White House press secretary Josh Earnest confirmed Obama's intention to use his executive power to act on immigration if Congress fails to, but he declined to say when that would take place.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/02/14 01:50 PM
GOP staffers say the party wants to steer clear of the kind of sinking poll numbers it experienced a little more than a year ago, when House Republicans sidelined the annual spending bill in a futile attempt to defund Obamacare.
By Paul Bedard | 09/02/14 12:27 PM
The number of illegal immigrants crossing into the United States would surge more than five times the current wave of 90,000 if President Obama grants amnesty, according to an immigration expert.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/02/14 10:33 AM
The New Jersey governor is seeking to boost his foreign policy chops ahead of a likely 2016 run for the Republican presidential nomination.
By Sean Higgins | 09/01/14 11:11 AM
"Increasing the legal labor workforce is something we are going to support nine times out of 10," said Angelo Amador, vice president of labor and workforce policy at the National Restaurant Association.
08/31/14 05:00 AM
MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has repatriated 86 migrants it says were illegally migrating from Cuba and Haiti. The Coast Guard said in a statement Saturday that the repatriations are the result of five separate interdictions of people attempting to illegally migrate to the United States...
08/30/14 06:00 PM
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A U.S. intelligence official says Mexican cartels are increasingly profiting from human trafficking due to the surge of Central American migrants seeking to cross into the U.S. Oscar Hagelsieb is the assistant special agent in charge of Homeland Security Investigations in...
08/30/14 05:03 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's possible delay in taking action on immigration has thrown advocates and lawmakers from both parties a curveball, barely two months before the midterm elections. Democrats who were bracing for the impact that Obama's long-awaited announcement would have...
08/29/14 06:30 PM
PHARR, Texas (AP) — The Texas National Guard says at least two of its troops have requested financial assistance after deployment to the Texas-Mexico border in response to a surge of children pouring illegally into the United States. Spokeswoman Lt. Col. Joanne MacGregor says the National Guard...
08/29/14 05:02 PM
SAN RAMON, Mexico (AP) — The lumbering freight train known as "The Beast," a key part of the route for migrants heading north to the United States, rolled to an abrupt, unscheduled stop in the black of midnight. Mexican federal police and immigration agents had waited silently in the brush...
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/29/14 01:59 PM
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., and his Senate counterpart, Judiciary Committee ranking member Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said the administration “quietly made several changes” this summer to its Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
08/29/14 01:01 PM
CHAHUITES, Mexico (AP) — Mexico's largest crackdown in decades on illegal migration has decreased the flow of Central Americans trying to reach the United States, and has dramatically cut the number of child migrants and families, according to officials and eyewitness accounts along the perilous...
By Susan Crabtree | 08/29/14 11:32 AM
The president for the first time stopped short of abiding by his self-imposed deadline of acting on immigration without Congressâ€™ consent by the end of the summer.
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