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President Obama is flat wrong to seek changes in current immigration law to manage the wave of migrant children at the southern border, Rep. Luis Gutierrez charged Wednesday.
Rep. Kay Granger of Fort Worth, who heads a Republican House of Representatives working group on the southern border crisis, offered recommendations Wednesday that she called "common-sense, compassionate but tough solutions" to deal with the surge of tens of thousands of unaccompanied children illegally entering the country.
Most of the 1,000 National Guard troops headed to the Texas-Mexico border will take up observational positions and detain people only if they interfere with their mission, a top general over the deployment said Tuesday.
With the White House's emergency funding request for the Southern border in jeopardy, Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn on Tuesday added to increased speculation that Congress would fail to act on the proposal before the August recess.
DPS chief Steve McCraw outlines plans for the National Guard role securing the Texas border as Gov. Rick Perry, l, and Guard Adjutant General John Nichols listen on July 21, 2014.
So there's this plan circulating in Congress, hatched by Senate Democrats, that would call for some $2.7 billion to attempt to deal with one pressing aspect of the immigration quandary: what to do about the growing ranks of migrant children crossing the U.S. border from Mexico.
Rep. Henry Cuellar has never been shy about breaking party ranks. But in recent weeks, the Laredo Democrat has taken that to new levels.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has decided to send 1,000 National Guard troops to "secure" the U.S.-Mexico border.
Senate Democrats prepared Tuesday to whack $1 billion from President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border, while leaving out policy changes Republicans have demanded as their price for agreeing to any money.
Ca...: USA TODAY's Susan Page discusses immigration and the mid-term elections with Republican Whip and Texas Senator John Cornyn.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held Tuesday, July 22, at the site of the November 5, 2009 Fort Hood Memorial.
President Obama supports D.C. statehood, because the arc of history is long, but it bends toward someone saying "Mumbo sauce" on the Senate floor.
Texas attorney general and Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott speaks to a small crowd of supporters at Lavazza Coffeehouse on Congress Ave. in Austin.
House Republicans and Senate Democrats may finally have found something on which they are both so exercised about that they may actually get together and do something: transparency.
Federal judicial vacancies are causing unsustainable courtroom delays, resulting in evidence going stale, witnesses dying before they can testify and, in some instances, people being pressured to plead guilty just to get out of jail faster, according to study released Monday by the Brennan Center for Justice.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 08:42 am
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