2 hrs ago
Gutierrez is Texas-bound to see how immigrant minors are being treated
U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez of Illinois will be among 12 members of Congress to visit a section of the U.S. border Thursday and Friday where tens of thousands of children have crossed into the country, his office announced Wednesday.
4 hrs ago
US News & World Report
Montel Williams Challenges Obama on Veterans Affairs Crisis
Montel Williams -- the enlisted Marine, turned Navy officer, turned talk show host, turned veterans advocate -- issued a stark challenge to President Barack Obama on Wednesday amid a crippling and deadly Veterans Affairs scandal: "Surge."
9 hrs ago
Post and Courier
TSA demonstrates explosive-detecting dogs at Charleston airport
A black Labrador retriever bounds down rows of passenger seats in the terminal at Charleston International Airport, stopping at carry-on bags to take a sniff before moving on to the next piece of luggage or backpack.
11 hrs ago
Center for American Progress
Out of Range
In this image made from video, female airmen march during graduation at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, June 2012.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Obama mum on where illegal immigrant children are sheltered
The Obama administration is concealing key details about its response to the surge of unaccompanied children illegally crossing the southern border, including where the unaccompanied minors are being sheltered and the circumstances under which some are set free inside the U.S. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill say the lack of information has handicapped ... (more)
The Coastal Courier
Sound off for July 28
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Mon Jul 28, 2014
HHS warns of scam against relatives of unaccompanied immigrant children
Scammers have somehow been able to locate U.S. relatives of immigrant children being held at primarily at two facilities, Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio and Fort Sill in Oklahoma.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Air Force Times
Lackland airman ambushes homeless man with makeover
James Green has a special commitment to San Antonio's homeless. He wants them to know they matter and he wants the displaced to know he cares.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Taxpayer-Funded Illegal Immigrant Child Services...
This is an UPDATE on a previous BCFS article exposing the ACORN-like laundering of funds filtered through the organization via the Obama administration.
FBI: No arrests yet in scam targeting migrant kids
The FBI is trying to determine how many people have been victimized by the scheme, in which con artists use private information about the children to contact their family members and demand payment for bogus processing and travel expenses needed to reunite the kids with their relatives.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
Migrant children: All 50 states are housing them, but not to the same degree
A dormitory used to house children who illegally crossed the border from Central and South America without adults is seen in a picture released by the Administration for Children and Families and the Department of Health and Human Services taken at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, June 2, 2014.
Pine Hill Family Celebrates Soldier's Homecoming This Weekend
Stephen Gentile returns home from a six-month deployment in the Middle East as part of "Operation Enduring Freedom" this weekend.
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.
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.