More Immigration Articles

  • Border surge overwhelming, officials tell Congress

    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...

  • How a campaign move on immigration is haunting Obama now

    The border crisis is forcing President Obama to pay the price for a re-election move he made two years ago.

  • Justice Department outlines new immigration strategy

    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...

  • Obama skitters, scampers and scuttles away from failure

    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.

  • Obama behind the eight-ball on fixing the border crisis: Examiner Editorial

    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.

  • VIDEO: Minors live with illegal immigrants while waiting for deportation hearings, HHS says

    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.

  • AFL-CIO urges Obama to circumvent Congress on immigration

    AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka launched a petition Wednesday calling on President Obama to bypass Congress on the current immigration surge and to instead use his executive authority to aid the people flooding the southwestern U.S. border.

  • When government tries to be nice

    Some have argued that the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Act, signed by Bush on Dec. 23, 2008, is the real cause of the trouble in Texas now.

  • 'I'm not concerned about who gets angry': Democratic representative receiving pushback from White House over border criticism?

    The Obama administration is apparently pushing back against its critics on the immigration crisis, warning at least a few Democratic members of Congress to tread lightly, according to Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas.

  • Five reasons Obama may not get his border money

    The Obama administration won't get the $3.7 billion unless Republicans in the House and Senate go along with the request, but there are several reasons that may not happen.

  • The White House's handling of the border crisis summed up in one photo

    President Obama seems more interested in campaigning for the upcoming midterm elections than dealing with the growing humanitarian crisis on the border.

  • Obama asks Congress for $3.7 billion to handle border crisis

    President Obama is asking Congress for $3.7 billion to respond to the immigration crisis at the Texas border — nearly twice as much as early reports expected him to request.

  • Obama urgently asks $3.7 billion for border crisis

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama appealed to Congress on Tuesday for $3.7 billion in emergency spending to deal with the immigration crisis on the nation's southern border, where unaccompanied children have been showing up by the thousands in a human drama that's causing a political...

  • UN pushes for migrants to be called refugees

    SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — United Nations officials are pushing for many of the Central Americans fleeing to the U.S. to be treated as refugees displaced by armed conflict, a designation meant to increase pressure on the United States and Mexico to accept tens of thousands of people currently...

  • Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Tackling what he has called a humanitarian crisis, President Barack Obama on Tuesday asked Congress for $3.7 billion to cope with a tide of minors from Central America who are illegally crossing the U.S. border, straining immigration resources and causing a political...

From the Weekly Standard