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  • Obama to seek $2 billion to stem surge of Central American immigrants

    Obama to seek $2 billion to stem surge of Central American immigrants
    President Obama will send a letter to Congress on Monday requesting more than $2 billion to pay for tighter border enforcement and humanitarian assistance to respond to the swell of children from Central America illegally crossing the border without their...
  • Obama pedirá al Congreso 2.000 mln dlr para abordar crisis de niños inmigrantes

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - El presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, solicitará al Congreso más de 2.000 millones de dólares para enfrentar el incremento de menores de edad que ingresan ilegalmente por la frontera sur del país sin la compañía de sus...
  • Piden en Congreso de EEUU programa de refugiados para niños centroamericanos

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Algunos líderes del Congreso de Estados Unidos están pidiendo al Gobierno que evalúe lanzar un programa de refugiados de emergencia para niños centroamericanos inmigrantes, como forma de enfrentar una crisis humanitaria que está...
  • Unaccompanied immigrant children are most vulnerable

    Unaccompanied immigrant children are most vulnerable
    With a suddenness that has caught even the most seasoned unaware, waves of children from Central America are crossing the border. Most of them are on their own, without their parents, so many that the president has declared it an "urgent humanitarian...
  • New refugee crisis calls for change in immigration policy

    Come December, as many as 80,000 Central American children will have walked, jumped freight trains, starved, and suffered rape and other abuse to throw themselves at the mercy of U.S. border agents, asking to be protected and, in many cases, reunited with...
  • Homeland Security chief defends agency's handling of youth at border

    WASHINGTON The nation's top homeland security official on Tuesday defended his department's handling of unaccompanied children crossing the U.S. border from Mexico, turning aside Republican demands for a National Guard presence there even as officials...
  • Obama administration acts to ease immigration legal crunch at border

    Obama administration acts to ease immigration legal crunch at border
    Facing pressure to address a widening crisis on the Southwest border, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to detain, process and ultimately deport the growing numbers of Central American children and families who already are...
  • In Texas' Rio Grande Valley, a seemingly endless surge of immigrants

    In Texas' Rio Grande Valley, a seemingly endless surge of immigrants
    The call went out on Border Patrol radios just before sundown one day this week: 31 immigrants spotted illegally crossing the Rio Grande on a raft. No sooner had the migrants been found hiding in the mesquite brush than another report came in: A woman...
  • Maryland man focus of national debate over asylum claims

    Maryland man focus of national debate over asylum claims
    When Julio Martinez crossed the U.S. border illegally more than a decade ago, his attorneys say, he was running for his life, attempting to escape the deadly and pervasive gang he joined in his native El Salvador as a 14-year-old boy. Martinez, who...
  • España, rumbo al Mundial con Diego Costa listo para el debut

    España, rumbo al Mundial con Diego Costa listo para el debut
    Iñaki Dufour Las Rozas (Madrid), 2 jun (EFE).- La selección española tomó el lunes rumbo al Mundial de Brasil 2014 vía Washington, donde ultimará su preparación con un amistoso el próximo sábado ante El Salvador, con el delantero Diego Costa listo...
  • Foreign travel: State Department warnings on Ukraine, Kenya and more

    The U.S. State Department has issued several travel warnings in the last month, some a surprise, some less so. It also issued a Worldwide Caution on April 10, telling Americans to stay constantly alert because of terrorist threats. To read the full text,...