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  • U.S. to put child migrants on fast track in deportation hearings: official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States plans to give priority to child migrants over adults in deportation hearings as part of a broader initiative to deal with a surge of unaccompanied minors crossing the border illegally, a Justice Department official...
  • Obama requests $3.7 billion from Congress to deal with border crisis

    Obama requests $3.7 billion from Congress to deal with border crisis
    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. It...
  • Obama seeks $3.7 billion to ease border crisis

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama asked Congress on Tuesday for $3.7 billion in emergency funding to help cope with the growing number of unaccompanied children from Central America who are illegally crossing the southern border. The money would pay...
  • A crisis in Central America

    A crisis in Central America
    A crisis of enormous economic and humanitarian impact is unfolding in Central America, and it's hard to find much mention of it in our national media, other than constant references to a result of the crisis: tens of thousands of human beings, many of...
  • Obama to meet Texas governor, a critic in U.S. border crisis

    WASHINGTON/AUSTIN (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will meet Texas Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday to discuss a surge of Latin American young people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border that has put the two leaders at odds with each other. Perry's office...
  • Obama increasingly taking his message beyond Washington

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama is often seen this summer outside the White House, strolling down a city street, joking with ordinary Americans, grabbing a burger or a waffle cone. Just a regular guy. This week it's in Denver. A few weeks ago, in St....
  • Obama tells Afghan candidates fraud charges merit review

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama spoke with Afghan presidential contender Abdullah Abdullah on Monday night and rival Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday to urge calm and to call for a review of fraud charges in that country's election, the White...
  • Virginia lawmakers look for answers to border children crisis

    Virginia lawmakers look for answers to border children crisis
    RICHMOND – Hampton Roads' congressional leaders no more agree on how to respond to the surge of Central American children massing at the United States' southern border than they do on broader immigration reforms. U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim...
  • Obama's $3.7-billion border request reflects deepening concern

    President Obama asked Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency funding Tuesday to help confront what he called an “urgent humanitarian situation”: the unprecedented influx of children and teens arriving without parents on the Southwestern...
  • Obama requests $3.7 billion to address influx of immigrant children

    Obama requests $3.7 billion to address influx of immigrant children
    — 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...
  • There's family value in paid parental leave

    There's family value in paid parental leave
    For a country that so often extols family values, the United States makes it awfully hard for Americans to care for their children. In Britain, Sweden and Norway, parents are granted about a year of paid parental leave to tend to their newborns during...