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  • VIDEO: Immigration deal may hang on 2008 law

    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.

  • Mexico: Sex abuse at group home house of horror

    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...

  • Uncle Sam's unfenced swimming pool

    Sam, the wealthiest man in his neighborhood, lives in a big beautiful house with a massive backyard punctuated by a large, deep swimming pool.

  • Mexico southern border control so far just talk

    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....

  • The border crisis is a challenge and an opportunity

    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.

  • Republicans push Obama to secure US-Mexico border

    Republicans called on President Obama to dispatch National Guard troops to the United States-Mexico border while Congress works out potential fixes to policies some say have contributed to a rash of Central American immigrants arriving through Mexico.

  • Obama takes his trademark 'the science is settled' approach to immigration reform

    President Obama is fond of writing off critics of so-called "global climate change" as "flat-earthers" who deny "settled science."

  • The reason that thousands of Central American children are crossing the border

    Economists say the current wave of illegal immigration from Central America was predictable, to an extent, and for different reasons than the migrants might identify.

  • Need an MRI? Get it in Mexico

    With medical costs an ever-growing concern (few companies expect medical inflation to remain low), along with cost pressures from Obamacare, some companies are sending patients abroad.

  • Immigrant debate stale even though immigration facts are changing

    Over at FiveThirtyEight, Ben Casselman has a good article on something I've also written about: the changing patterns of immigration.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Professor compares California’s ‘one-party rule’ to Mexico PRI

    LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Low voter turnout, increasing corruption and a lack of fresh ideas all can be contributed to California’s “one party rule,” according to a recent column. On Tuesday CityWatch, a Los Angeles opinion and news website, posted a column authored by Joel Kotkin,...

  • In Mexico, lopsided death tolls draw suspicion

    SAN PEDRO LIMON, Mexico (AP) — Bullet marks and blood spatters on the walls inside a grain storage warehouse deep in the mountains of southern Mexico tell a grim story of death involving soldiers and alleged criminals. It may not be the same story officials tell, however. Mexico's Defense...

  • Death toll in Mexico, Guatemala quake rises to 5

    TUXTLA GUTIERREZ, Mexico (AP) — The death toll in from a magnitude-6.9 earthquake near Mexico's border with Guatemala has risen to five, with authorities confirming two more deaths in Mexico. The director of civil defense for the Mexican border state of Chiapas says a total of four people...



From the Weekly Standard

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