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An unapologetic Ted Cruz dismissed GOP criticism Thursday that he helped sink an emergency aid package for the Southwest border, arguing any bill Congress passes must end "amnesty" for undocumented immigrants.
One year into his effort to lower prison sentences for nonviolent criminals, Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday will condemn states that consider demographic data before determining sentencing for convicted individuals, according to Justice Department officials.
JUNE 18: A detainees sleep in a holding cell at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility, on June 18, 2014, in Brownsville, Texas.
He has co-sponsored the bipartisan Helping Unaccompanied Minors and Alleviating National Emergency Act, authored by Sen. John Cornyn and U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar .
President Barack Obama meets with Congressional leaders to discuss foreign policy, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington.
The United Nations' human rights chief expressed concern on Thursday at what she said were plans by the U.S. government to deport tens of thousands of unaccompanied children who entered the United States in recent months.
It's no secret that Congress has a tendency toward procrastination. Even with set deadlines, lawmakers routinely let the clock burn until the 11th hour before blinking and, sometimes, coming to some sort of a compromise.
A once-obscure federal agency has landed at the center of a national debate over business and free-market ideology, with potentially enduring ramifications for both the Texas companies it supports and the Texas Republicans it is dividing.
In June, President Barack Obama sent a letter to Congress asking for help to address the surge of illegal crossings at the Texas-Mexico border.
As I noted Tuesday , Republicans have taken the position that the current ongoing talk of the impeachment of President Obama is nothing more than a Democratic fundraising ploy in advance of the midterm elections.
The president hasn't visited the border to see firsthand the influx of children crossing from Mexico illegally in recent months.
NRO is hearing from a GOP aide that Senators John McCain and John Cornyn, of Arizona and Texas, respectively, are working on a Senate version of the House supplemental-funding bill aimed at addressing the border crisis that is expected to move forward tomorrow.
A bill to deal with the immigration surge on the U.S.-Mexico border won a temporary reprieve in the Senate Wednesday as lawmakers maneuvered to offer some response to the crisis before adjourning for the summer.
The Senate on Wednesday narrowly advanced an emergency funding measure to respond to the influx of unaccompanied migrant children crossing the southern border that has triggered a humanitarian crisis.
It looks like Congress will leave for its five-week August recess without addressing the child-migrant crisis on America's southern border.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 03:55 am
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