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1 hr ago | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

2008 immigration law unexpectedly at center of border debate

Sen. Dianne Feinstein recalls turning on her television and seeing a young Chinese girl crying before a judge, without even an interpreter to help her after surviving a harrowing journey to the U.S. That was the genesis of a law six years ago that is now at the center of an immigration crisis at the nation's Southern border.


Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Family, Kids, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Robert Menendez

5 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Despite crush of children, illegal immigration low

In this July 12, 2014, photo, Central American migrants ride a freight train during their journey toward the U.S.-Mexico border in Ixtepec, Mexico.


Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, North America, World News, Mexico, Health

9 hrs ago | Reuters

Wave of migrant children threatens to swamp U.S. immigration courts

A deluge of Central American children pouring into the United States threatens to burst the seams of already overstuffed immigration courts, and President Barack Obama's steps to ease the crisis are likely to make matters worse rather than better for some, U.S. officials and immigration lawyers said.


Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Arlington, VA

12 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Lawmakers face long to-do list, uncertain success

A gridlocked Congress failed to do the big things: overhauling the nation's immigration system, reforming the loophole-cluttered tax code and stiffening background checks on gun buyers.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Harry Reid, Democrat

13 hrs ago | Squamish Chief

Lawmakers face long to-do list, uncertain prospects for success as August recess looms

A gridlocked Congress failed to do the big things, such as overhauling the U.S. immigration system, reforming the tax code and stiffening background checks on gun buyers.


Mon Jul 21, 2014


Scalise Working On Plan To Stop Illegal Border Crossings

Congressman Steve Scalise says he and other members of Congress are working on a proposal to immediately deport any illegal immigrants from Central America crossing the U.S. border.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Vladimir Putin

Perry sending National Guard troops to border

Gov. Rick Perry is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border over the next month to combat what he said Monday were criminals exploiting a surge of children pouring into the U.S. illegally.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Cameron County, TX, Brownsville, TX

Budget to Transport Illegals Across USA Approaches $100M

The U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee approved a Department of Homeland Security budget for Fiscal Year 2015 that includes $5.508 billion for Immigration and Customs Enforcement operations.


Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News


Unjustly expelled from their homes in Tanzania, Rwandans find new hope back home

Odette Bayagambe, 39, had always considered Tanzania her home, until the afternoon of August 9, 2013 when Tanzanian security operatives attacked her home and forced her to leave the country.


Related Topix: World News, Rwanda, Africa, Tanzania, US News, Illegal Immigration, Paul Kagame

Immigration or Intimidation Reform?

Immigration is the hot topic on all the news networks. But is anything really going to happen when it comes down to it? HuffPost's Zach Carter talks about the latest Battle on Capitol Hill, immigration reform.


Fox's Jeanine Pirro: Obama Purposely Using Immigration Crisis...

President Barack Obama has intentionally allowed the border crisis to get this far as a way to shift demographics in favor of the Democrats.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Military, US Air Force, Lackland Air Force Base, Television

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Whittier Daily News

Thousands attend special Mass for immigrants at Los Angeles cathedral

Alcantara was 13 years old when her parents brought her and her two younger brothers to the United States illegally to escape a life of poverty, government corruption and the effects of organized crime.


Related Topix: Prison, UC Santa Cruz

WH Knew 'Catch and Release' Encouraged Illegal Immigration -- Months Before Illegal Committed Murder

Three months before the Obama administration released an illegal immigrant from Central America who would later bludgeon a woman to death, President Barack Obama's Department of Homeland Security was warned that its "catch and release" policy of illegal aliens only encouraged more of them to make the journey to America.

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News, University of Texas at El Paso

13 candidates seek open House seat

A crowded field of candidates is seeking to replace retiring Republican Rep. Doc Hastings.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Doc Hastings, Washington, Barack Obama, Eltopia, WA

KVAL-TV Eugene

'Keep Mexicans in Mexico' comment stirs up controversy at rally

It's exactly 1,050 miles from the Northeast Center St. overpass along Interstate 5 in Salem to the Mexican border.


Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News, Oregon

The Washington Post

How a flood of kids upended immigration debate

What was once a debate over how to fix a broken system and provide a path to citizenship for millions has become a race to decide how to increase border patrols and send people back quickly to their country of origin.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Prison

Fox News

EXCLUSIVE Sources: Border Patrol target of Rio Grande gunfire

U.S. Border Patrol agents on the American side of the Rio Grande were forced to take cover Friday night when high-caliber weaponry was fired at them from the Mexican side of the river, sources told .


Related Topix: World News, Mexico, US Politics, US News, Louie Gohmert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Illegal Immigration

Sat Jul 19, 2014

NBC Miami

Immigration Protests in San Diego

An undocumented immigrant mother from Honduras shares her story exclusively with NBC 7's Diana Guevara.


Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, La Mesa, CA, Prison, Family, Kids

Daily Mail

Storm as Australian woman is tipped for top Commons job: Speaker...

Graveyard of desecration: Grave robbers. Ghoulish tourists taking pictures on their mobiles.


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KTVK Phoenix

Governor asks court to reconsider license ruling

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer asked an appeals court Friday to reconsider its earlier ruling that blocked her policy denying driver's licenses to young immigrants who have avoided deportation under an Obama administration policy.


Related Topix: US Governors, Jan Brewer, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals