By Mark Tapscott | 07/22/14 08:27 AM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is sending up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the Lone Star State's border with Mexico in an attempt to contain the flood of illegal immigrants entering the U.S.
07/21/14 10:33 PM
TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) — The man-in-the-know nursed a late-morning beer at a bar near the Suchiate River that separates Guatemala from Mexico, and answered a question about his human smuggling business with a question: "Do you think a coyote is going to say he's a coyote?" Dressed as a...
07/21/14 09:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the number of unaccompanied minors crossing the border is dropping significantly. White House press secretary Josh Earnest says about 150 children daily — on average — were apprehended along the Rio Grande border in the first two weeks of July. He...
07/21/14 09:15 PM
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The owner of a group home raided last week is mentally unfit to face allegations that she frequently hit children living in the shelter, Mexico's top federal prosecutor said Monday. Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam said the woman who founded the shelter where about 600...
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...
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...
07/19/14 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 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.
07/17/14 07:19 PM
ZAMORA, Mexico (AP) — About 500 people marched through this western Mexico city Thursday in support of the embattled but highly regarded founder of a shelter raided amid allegations of sexual and physical abuse and filthy living conditions. Shelter founder Rosa del Carmen Verduzco, known as...
By Steve Doty | 07/17/14 01:35 PM
Speaker of the House John Boehner said Thursday there needs to be changes to a 2008 human trafficking law before any money will be sent to the U.S.-Mexico border to shore up an increasing crisis.
07/17/14 12:01 AM
ZAMORA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican prosecutors said Wednesday that victims told harrowing tales of sexual abuse, beatings, hunger and filth in a once well-regarded group home where authorities freed a total of 607 adults and children in a raid. Some were forced into sex by shelter employees and...
By Terence Jeffrey | 07/16/14 11:15 AM
Sam, the wealthiest man in his neighborhood, lives in a big beautiful house with a massive backyard punctuated by a large, deep swimming pool.
07/16/14 01:33 AM
CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Mexico is promising to stem the flow of Central American migrants to the United States by tightening control at its notoriously porous Guatemalan border. But messages from the country's top two leaders in little more than a week have provided few details on how....
By Arthur Dewey and James Purcell | 07/15/14 03:20 PM
To avoid an open-ended commitment for the U.S. that might go beyond even the $3.7 billion now requested from the Congress, we need a comprehensive plan of action that would give the Congress a clear blueprint for how the money would be spent.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/21/14
By Paul Bedard | 07/21/14
By Paul Bedard | 07/21/14
By Byron York | 07/21/14
By Becket Adams | 07/21/14