3 hrs ago
Cybercast News Service
Tails of Heroism: Military Dogs Take to Capitol Hill
Decorated veterans, both human and canine, went to Congress yesterday to advocate for the reunification of military dogs and their handlers.
4 hrs ago
The Daily Caller
Group Given Nearly $300 Million To House Child Immigrants; Improperly Disclosed Lobbying
A Texas-based organization that has been awarded hundreds of millions of dollars in federal contracts by the Obama administration to house illegal immigrant children not only lobbied the federal government, but also failed to properly disclose the activity.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Montgomery Air Force base could house immigrant children
FEMA notified Gov. Robert Bentley's office late Wednesday afternoon the base is under consideration, communications director Jennifer Ardis said Thursday.
Los Angeles Times
FBI investigating scam targeting immigrant children's families
Children at the White House earlier this month protest President Obama's response to the immigration crisis.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
DOD to provide space for 5,000 more migrant children until next year
The U.S. military will provide housing space for up to an additional 5,000 unaccompanied Central American children who have illegally come across the border, Pentagon spokesman Col.
US News & World Report
Fix 2008 Immigration Reform Law to Help Unaccompanied Migrant Children
Over the past two months, I have toured the Border Patrol facility in McAllen, Texas, and the Department of Health and Human Services facility at Lackland Air Force Base where immigrant children without legal status are being processed.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
The Bennington Banner
Vermont looks for housing for child refugees from Central America
Gov. Peter Shumlin has asked the mayor of Burlington to identify facilities in Vermont that could temporarily house immigrant children from Central America.
Treating PTSD in Military Dogs
WOAI in San Antonio has a piece on post-traumatic stress disorder in military dogs, highlighting the work of Walter Burghardt, a veterinarian and researcher at Lackland Air Force Base in the Texas city.
Kaufman County: No Illegal Immigrant Children Here
Kaufman County Commissioners approved a resolution on Monday telling the federal government that they don't want to house any illegal immigrants in their communities.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Texas Group Finds Most Unaccompanied Children Could Qualify for Relief
More than half of the unaccompanied Central American children who are in U.S. custody after crossing the U.S. border could be found eligible for relief by a U.S. immigration judge, according to an assessment by Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services .
WaPo: White House was warned two years ago of growing border crisis...
In case you missed it this weekend, make amends now . We already knew that the White House was warned years ago about a surge of illegal immigrant children at the border: It was Rick Perry, in fact, who warned them .
Fleeing children pose no health threat to U.S.
Re: Alvy McDaniel, "Illegal immigrants can pose a health threat to U.S.," July 16, 6A In a letter published July 16, Alvy McDaniel maintains that the unaccompanied minors crossing our southern border carry a host of diseases including smallpox and "possibly Ebola."
Obama ignored warnings of illegal child crossings on the border for 2 years: report
U.S. border patrol agents spent the last two years issuing warnings to the Obama administration about an uptick in the number of illegal minor-aged immigrants crossers, a new report from the University of Team at El Paso found.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Fox's Jeanine Pirro: Obama Purposely Using Immigration Crisis to 'Change the Demographics'
President Barack Obama has intentionally allowed the border crisis to get this far as a way to shift demographics in favor of the Democrats.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Some children with claims of abuse overlooked at border
The first time her aunt in Mexico took her out at night, the young teenager was told they were headed to a party.
The Washington Post
Obama aides were warned of brewing border crisis
Many warnings of a growing border crisis: A timeline of events leading up to the flood of unaccompanied minors from Central America entering the United States illegally.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
The Raw Story
Some Bible verses for the Good ChristiansA angry that migrant kids might sleep in a bed
The horror show that is the growing right wing demands that migrant children who are being detained be - well, it's hard to say, but the implication is that it's wrong to detain them anywhere, and so I guess the demand is to wipe them off the face of the planet? - gets uglier by the minute.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Blumenthal to visit border to see migrant children
Connecticut U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is traveling to the U.S. border with Mexico to see firsthand the crisis involving tens of thousands of migrant children streaming into Texas.
The Bandera County Courier
Current 'humanitarian crisis'
Pictured: Senator John Cornyn During a Wednesday, July 9, telephone conference, United States Senator John Cornyn discussed the humanitarian crisis on the Texas-Mexico border - and President Barack Obama's perceived "tone deaf" response to it.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Anchorage Daily News
U.S. towns fight to avoid taking in migrant minors
A shelter for Central American children who crossed the border illegally opened behind Gregg Griffith's house here a few months ago.