By Ed Sykes | 07/10/14 05:00 PM
At a hearing Thursday,Â Sec. of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson called the president's $3.7 billion emergency request "absolutely essential." Without it, he says, key border funding could run out by mid-August.
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 Susan Ferrechio | 07/10/14 02:47 PM
Congressional lawmakers signaled Thursday that a $3.7 billion spending measure to cope with the immigrant surge at the border will include a provision allowing speedier deportations of thousands of minors.
By Lisa Ruhl | 07/10/14 01:41 PM
Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, got heated when speaking to reporters on Thursday about the growing crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border.
By Kelly Cohen | 07/10/14 01:34 PM
U.S. Investigations Services, the firm that vetted the NSA whistleblower and once saw one employee do 15,000 background checks in a single month, just landed a huge federal contract on immigration.
By Becket Adams | 07/10/14 12:54 PM
Unsurprisingly, Palin's demand to Congress was met by the talking heads at the always reasonable MSNBC with rage, with one host even saying that the former governor's language is "disturbing" and that it "really scares me."
By Becket Adams | 07/10/14 11:12 AM
President Obama said in a press conference Wednesday that he had not inspected the crisis on the border between the U.S. and Mexico because his presence would be little more than “political theater.”
By Steve Doty | 07/10/14 08:26 AM
President Obama and Texas Gov. Rick Perry met yesterday in Dallas, Texas, to discuss the ongoing crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.
By Brian Hughes | 07/10/14 07:38 AM
President Obama in a hastily arranged press conference Wednesday insisted that he had not visited the U.S.-Mexico border during a trip to Texas because it would amount to political theater.
07/09/14 08:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tens of thousands of children streaming from chaotic Central American nations to the U.S. border have overwhelmed the government's ability to respond, senior Obama administration officials testified Wednesday as they urged senators to agree to the president's emergency...
By Susan Crabtree | 07/09/14 06:36 PM
The border crisis is forcing President Obama to pay the price for a re-election move he made two years ago.
By Kevin Daley | 07/09/14 05:35 PM
The Justice Department on Wednesday released a two-pronged strategy to address the surge of illegal immigration on the nation's southwestern border that aims to increase the capacity of American courts to adjudicate immigration cases while assisting Central American governments in ameliorating a...
By Michael Barone | 07/09/14 05:23 PM
Skitter away from your red line in Syria. Scamper off to a meeting you'd previously nixed with Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Scuttle as much as the Constitution as you can.
By Washington Examiner | 07/09/14 04:08 PM
Photographs of President Obama shooting pool and drinking beer in Denver on Tuesday evening with Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper were a bit much for Rep. Henry Cuellar, a moderate Democrat who represents the Laredo area in South Texas.
By Steve Doty | 07/09/14 02:03 PM
Unaccompanied minors who are waiting for deportation hearings are housed with family members or sponsors. The problem is, many of these relatives are illegal immigrants themselves.
By Byron York | 07/23/14
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