07/25/14 07:34 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pressing for swift action, President Barack Obama on Friday urged Central American presidents and congressional Republicans to help ease the influx of minors and migrant families crossing the southwest border of the U.S. He emphasized to the regional leaders that despite U.S....
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/25/14 03:26 PM
House Republicans Friday were mulling a border supplemental spending bill that would give President Obama only a fraction of his $3.7 billion request, but a looming fight over a 2008 deportation law now threatens to derail any deal at all.
By Blake Seitz | 07/25/14 03:25 PM
An estimated 57,000 illegal immigrant youths have entered the U.S. since October of last year, creating a big problem for the Border Patrol agents who process them -- and a big payday for the smugglers who get them here.
By Blake Seitz | 07/25/14 01:46 PM
A humanitarian crisis is unfolding on the southern border. That this is so, no one disputes.
By Susan Crabtree | 07/25/14 01:19 PM
White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer says administration aides are scouring areas of the law ripe for more executive actions in response to House GOP lawsuit accusing President Obama of overreach.Â
By Sean Lengell | 07/25/14 12:30 PM
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is insisting that immigration reform be excluded from proposed legislation to provide billions of dollars to deal with a flood of minors at the U.S.-Mexico border, stepping back from comments she made earlier this month.
By Paul Bedard | 07/25/14 12:24 PM
As states move to decriminalize and even legalize marijuana, most Latinos in a new poll said that a dope conviction should not be grounds for deporting illegal immigrants.
By Linda Chavez | 07/25/14 11:40 AM
The good news at the U.S. border with Mexico is that the flood of children from Central America crossing illegally, now totaling nearly 60,000, has slowed.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/24/14 06:58 PM
Not only is President Obama not going to get the $3.7 billion he wants to deal with a surge of migrant children on the southern border, he'll be lucky if he gets anything soon.
By Steve Doty | 07/25/14 07:58 AM
Vice President Joe Biden, amid the ongoing crisis at the Southwest border, will meet with the three leaders of the Central American countries primarily responsible for the ongoing border crisis.
07/25/14 12:30 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Barack Obama met privately Thursday with four former gang members and the head of a Los Angeles nonprofit that is helping them turn around their lives. The brief meeting with Homeboy Industries founder Father Gregory Boyle and the four teenagers who all served time...
By Brian Hughes | 07/24/14 02:50 PM
As troubles mount at home and abroad, Obama instead focuses on fundraisers and his vacation on Martha's Vineyard.
07/24/14 12:16 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — At an impasse on immigration, House Republicans and Senate Democrats advanced competing proposals Wednesday for dealing with tens of thousands of young migrants showing up at the southern border. Each side quickly ruled the other's approach unacceptable, leaving any solution...
07/23/14 09:15 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown said Wednesday the arrival of unaccompanied young migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border is more of a humanitarian issue than a political one. The Democrat said the state "is willing to do its part" but offered no details on what it might do or what...
07/23/14 07:46 PM
TOCOA, Honduras (AP) — Elsa Ramirez already had lost two brothers to violence in this remote Caribbean region when co-workers handling clandestine cocaine flights from South America murdered her husband four months ago. Then the killers came looking for her. Ramirez had seen Facebook messages...
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