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For some of the many migrant children from Central America streaming across the U.S. border in recent months, Sheba Velasco is a comforting voice at the other end of a phone line.
A planeload of single mothers and children arrived in this gang-ridden Honduran city Monday, ferried back on a U.S.-chartered flight as an unprecedented surge of Central American migrants has overwhelmed U.S. border enforcement officials in recent months.
Sarah Palin wants to impeach Barack Obama. In an op-ed article published last week, the former Republican vice presidential nominee declared that the crisis on the southern border "is the last straw that makes the battered wife say, A No, masA ."
A few weeks ago, sisters Karen and Sindy Laucel joined the exodus of youths from Central America, hoping to reconnect with their mother, who had left this farming village a decade ago in search of work in the U.S. With so many heading north, now seemed the time to reunite.
So much of the talk about the refugee crisis on our southern border focuses on the politics of it: who in Washington is to blame, how it will affect the 2014 elections, how it will affect the 2016 elections, whether it is "politically comparable to Hurricane Katrina," what Obama's deliberate strategy is, etc.
The surge of migrants from Central America to the United States shows no sign of easing, despite what Barack Obama calls a 'humanitarian crisis'.
Former federal prosecutor Andrew McCarthy has argued that "impeachment was quite intentionally included by the Framers as the ultimate check against presidential lawlessness," and former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin said on Tuesday that the illegal immigration issue was the "tipping point" for her in deciding that Obama needed to be impeached for a ... (more)
A Houston family is mourning the loss of a young woman killed in a car crash out of state.
Marines with a security cooperation team work with Guatemalan marines during a train-the-trainer session at the Brigada de Infantera de Marina base in Puerto Barrios, Guatemala, on June 4. After observing the transnational organized crime network for 19 months as commander of U.S. Southern Command, I see the only viable approach is to work as ... (more)
Buckner Family Hope Centers are located in three different Guatemalan communities: San Jose Penula, Jocotenango and the government orphanage Hogar Seguro.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 11:09 am
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