| Jun 30, 2014
The desire of parents to give their children a safer, better life is leading mothers and fathers in the violence-wracked Central American countries of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras to take terrible risks. By the thousands, they are turning over...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 8:24 PM
Gov. Rick Perry told U.S. House committee members meeting in this border town Thursday that the most humanitarian response to tens of thousands of children from Central America surging across the border was to send them back as quickly as possible....
| Jul 5, 2014
| 7:20 PM
President Obama and his aides have repeatedly sought to dispel the rumors driving thousands of children and teens from Central America to cross the U.S. border each month with the expectation they will be given a permiso and allowed to stay.
| Jun 7, 2014
| 9:14 PM
At least 1,000 unaccompanied children who crossed illegally into the United States through Texas are being taken to a makeshift emergency shelter in Arizona over the weekend, the latest effort by authorities scrambling to handle what has been described as...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:59 PM
— President Barack Obama asked Congress on Tuesday for $3.7 billion in emergency funding to address the influx of children from Central America entering the country illegally, a first step in what the White House described as a broader effort to...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Empty energy drinks and rusted baby formula cans litter the moss-covered banks of the Lempa River near this country's northern border, marking the trails where, until recently, migrants — some of them children — made their way into Guatemala...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 9:04 AM
President Obama is expected to visit here Wednesday for the first time since the immigration crisis has intensified along the Rio Grande Valley, meeting with Gov. Rick Perry, and local and religious leaders who are seeking speedy aid to deal with an...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Immigration officials and Border Patrol agents will run out of money if Congress doesn't approve emergency funds to deal with the flood of young migrants at the southwest border, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told senators...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 10:56 AM
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Andy Harris, the state's sole Republican in Congress, vowed Friday to use his position on the House Appropriations Committee to block any effort by the federal government to set up a shelter for immigrant children in Carroll County....
| Jun 9, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Federal officials are eying a large, vacant office building near Lexington Market on Baltimore's west side as a potential shelter for children caught entering the country illegally, an idea that met with resistance from several Maryland lawmakers on...
| May 31, 2014
| 6:00 AM
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Friday they have tightened their practices for stopping and searching private aircraft in an effort to reduce law enforcement encounters with innocent pilots.
Deputy Assistant Commissioner Eddie Young,...