By Becket Adams | 07/21/14 05:33 PM
Illegal immigration in the U.S. has in recent years been the topic of very, very heated debate, one side arguing that the rule of law must be observed while the other argues that the rules should be eased for those who are already here illegally.
By Thomas Sowell | 07/21/14 03:28 PM
In a recent confrontation between protesters against the illegal flood of unaccompanied children into the United States and counter-protests by some Hispanic group, one man from the latter group said angrily, "We are as good as you are!"
07/21/14 02:16 PM
Migration experts and smugglers who charge from $4,000 to $10,000 to move Central Americans to the U.S. say these are some of the payments that must be made to get their human cargo to its destination: — Guide who makes the trip: $500-$600. — Boatmen at Mexico's southern border: $1.50 to...
By Ashe Schow | 07/21/14 02:04 PM
By Paul Bedard | 07/21/14 11:57 AM
Louder voices are helping to make the case for a 2016 White House matchup between Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
07/21/14 05:05 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The sudden rise in the number of families and unaccompanied minors from Central America crossing the U.S. border has dramatically redefined the yearlong debate on immigration. President Barack Obama had demanded action on a broad change in the law that would have given...
07/20/14 07:17 PM
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The owner of a group home raided last week amid charges of abuse and other mistreatment of children living there has been released from custody without charge, an official in the federal Attorney General's Office said Sunday. The official said there was not enough evidence...
07/20/14 09:48 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's yearlong deliberation over immigration has taken a head-snapping detour. What was once a debate over how to fix a broken system and provide a path to citizenship for millions has become a race to decide how to increase border patrols and send people back quickly...
07/19/14 06:15 PM
ZAMORA, Mexico (AP) — For more than six decades, poor parents struggling to support their children or raise troubled youths sent them to a group home in western Mexico run by a woman who gained a reputation as a secular saint. Rosa del Carmen Verduzco raised thousands of children in The Great...
By Byron York | 07/19/14 10:46 AM
In the political world, immigration is generally seen as an issue that divides Republicans. But there are fissures inside the Democratic world as well. One example is emerging on the party's left wing. A few days ago, Netroots Nation, the yearly gathering of progressives that grew out of the...
By Paul Bedard | 07/18/14 08:25 PM
In our weekly presidential report card, pollster John Zogby says that now is not the time to take pot shots at President Obama as he faces world crises.
07/18/14 10:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The flood of children crossing the Mexican border illegally and without their parents has slowed down in recent weeks, two senior Obama administration officials said Friday. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas have found fewer than 500 children...
07/18/14 07:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The presidents of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras will come to Washington next week to discuss the surge of unaccompanied minors from their countries across the U.S border. The White House says Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina, Honduran President Juan Orlando...
By David M. Drucker | 07/18/14 06:43 PM
Congress is scheduled to adjourn for a five-week recess two weeks from today, and prospects of doing anything about the crisis on the border with Mexico are growing slimmer by the hour.
07/18/14 01:30 PM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Sen. Ted Cruz is traveling to the Texas-Mexico border for a firsthand look at a surge of unaccompanied children crossing illegally into the U.S. Saturday's visit to a Customs and Border Patrol facility in McAllen will be the tea party darling's third trip to his state's...
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