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  • 2 Texas lawmakers offer bipartisan bill to combat border crisis

    2 Texas lawmakers offer bipartisan bill to combat border crisis
    In an unlikely partnership, two Texas lawmakers -- one Democrat, one Republican -- are proposing a bipartisan bill that would empower the U.S. to speed up immigration hearings in hopes of stemming the crisis of unaccompanied children at the border....
  • No quick and easy solutions to the border crisis

     No quick and easy solutions to the border crisis
    There have been some recent stirrings of reasonableness in Washington over the humanitarian crisis at the Mexican border, stirrings that should be supported and nurtured like, well, a child. But let's not fool ourselves: The proposals being bandied...
  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry orders 1,000 National Guard troops to border

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry orders 1,000 National Guard troops to border
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced plans Monday to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the state’s border with Mexico, faulting federal officials for “empty promises” in dealing with an influx of Central American children and...
  • Lawmakers scramble on child immigration

    — Questions continue to swirl around the young immigrants flooding across the border, forcing congressmen to scramble for scarce details, including information on the children's whereabouts. On Tuesday, Lehigh Valley Congressman Charlie Dent is...
  • Rick Perry's border campaign for president

    Rick Perry's border campaign for president
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry has a response to the crisis of unaccompanied children crossing our southern border. He's calling up the National Guard. To do what? Provide day care? After all, this latest wave of undocumented immigrants is making headlines...
  • Most in flood of young immigrants will be sent home, White House says

    Most in flood of young immigrants will be sent home, White House says
    Facing mounting political pressure to stop the influx of children and teens from Central America crossing the Southwest border, the White House said for the first time Monday that most of those apprehended "will be returned" home. Josh Earnest, the...
  • Obama defends immigration policy, meets with Texas governor

    Obama defends immigration policy, meets with Texas governor
    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....
  • Young immigrants must risk deportation for chance to gain legal status

    Young immigrants must risk deportation for chance to gain legal status
    Since November, Oscar has been living with his grandmother in Fort Worth, attending public high school and dreaming of becoming a police officer. He is one of thousands of young migrants from Central America who crossed the border illegally and hope...
  • Many in Congress not sold on Obama's Islamic State strategy

    Leaders from both parties expressed confidence Tuesday that the House would support President Obama's request to arm Syrian rebels in the fight against Islamic State militants, an important component of the administration's broader strategy to confront...
  • $40-billion missile defense system proves unreliable

    $40-billion missile defense system proves unreliable
    With a convulsive rumble, followed by billowing flames and exhaust, a sleek 60-foot rocket emerged from its silo at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base. It was a test of the backbone of the nation's missile defense system. If North Korea or Iran ever...
  • House Speaker Boehner lashes out at conservative groups

    House Speaker Boehner lashes out at conservative groups
    WASHINGTON — In an uncharacteristically forceful tone, House Speaker John A. Boehner on Wednesday lambasted the conservative advocacy groups that helped bring his party to power, saying their opposition to a bipartisan budget proposal amounted to an...