| Aug 10, 2014
| 6:05 AM
ARRIAGA, Mexico He's not in it for money or self-gratification. He does it for migrants who have no voice, who are afraid to stand out in a country that's not their own. He has dedicated his life to helping secure theirs.
Carlos Solis eats, sleeps and...
| Aug 14, 2014
The past few years have shown us that our political system is operating like a well-oiled machine, assuming that machine's primary purpose is to function horribly while producing nothing of value.
Stubbornness and disagreement have been raised to art...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:16 PM
President Obama faced sharp criticism for his immigration policies here Wednesday even as the White House stepped up efforts to cope with the tens of thousands of children and teens from Central America who have poured into Texas’ Rio Grande Valley....
| Jul 7, 2014
| 11:05 AM
A strong earthquake shook the border between Guatemala and Mexico on Monday, killing at least four people, including a newborn boy, damaging dozens of buildings and triggering landslides.
The 6.9 magnitude quake struck near the frontier. Much of the...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:28 AM
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Santa Fe, N.M., founded in 1610, is unique among cities in the United States. No other city looks like Santa Fe. Here three dominant cultures — Indian, Hispanic and Anglo — have coexisted and...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Admit it, California is a tourist's wonderland. Nearly every city up and down the coast is worth a visit. You may think you've seen all they have to offer, but these seaside cities have surprises in store, provided you approach properly from the water....
| Jul 23, 2014
| 11:20 AM
WASHINGTON Rep. Henry Cuellar has never been shy about breaking party ranks. But in recent weeks, the Laredo Democrat has taken that to new levels.
He alienated the White House by publicly and relentlessly prodding the president to visit the border...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 10:42 PM
WASHINGTON — Sen. Mark Kirk said today that 429 unaccompanied minors from the Mexican border crisis are in Chicago in the custody of a federal agency, and he wants to know if any of the children have criminal records.
Kirk, an Illinois Republican,...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:05 AM
The White House asked the U.S. Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency spending on Tuesday to address a cross-border surge of children from Central America that is taxing public resources and causing a political headache for President Barack Obama.
| Jul 25, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry made headlines recently by ordering 1,000 National Guard troops to the border. This bravado comes at a price: $12 million a month. Perry plans to send the bill the federal government. That's one way to finance your presidential...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Texas Governor Rick Perry said on Monday he planned to send 1,000 Texas National Guard troops to the Mexican border to boost security during an influx of illegal immigration by children, a move that could increase pressure on President Barack Obama....