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  • Cruz, Obama and the border crisis

    Cruz, Obama and the border crisis
    It's not surprising that Republicans are blaming Barack Obama's immigration policy for the high number of unaccompanied Central American kids showing up at our southern border. Unlike in Ronald Reagan's day, the modern Republican Party is generally...
  • America's refugee crisis [Editorial]

    America's refugee crisis  [Editorial]
    The flood of unaccompanied minors from Central America across the United States' southern border in recent months has raised a knotty problem for Congress and President Barack Obama: What do you call thousands of children illegally entering the country...
  • Is it fair to send kids before immigration judges without a lawyer?

    In a lawsuit seeking to force the government to supply legal counsel for undocumented minors facing deportation, the American Civil Liberties Union and immigrant rights groups Wednesday filed a class-action lawsuit accusing the federal government of...
  • New border politics: Blame Obama first

    New border politics: Blame Obama first
    As thousands of unaccompanied Central American children streamed across his state's Southern border, Texas Gov. Rick Perry took a paranoid turn. In an interview Sunday on ABC's "This Week," Perry repeated sentiments that he expressed earlier on Fox News...
  • Obama put's politics first, border security second

    All you need to do is look at the headlines out of Central America to see why tens of thousands of children are ending up at our border. "In Columbia (sic), Rising Violence Breeds New Doubts" (N.Y. Times); "Guatemala Seen Slipping Into a Haven For Drugs"...
  • Immigration courts clogged as thousands of cases loom

    Immigration courts clogged as thousands of cases loom
    Before they get a decision in their immigration cases — before they even have a hearing — the tens of thousands of children entering the country illegally will face an increasingly daunting challenge at the heart of a massive backlog in U.S....
  • Congressman optimistic Obama will grant immigrants legal status

    Congressman optimistic Obama will grant immigrants legal status
    In a fiery speech at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Saturday, U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) said he was confident after meeting with President Obama last week that the president will move forward in the coming months with an executive order that...
  • U.S. sued for not providing attorneys to children in immigration court

    U.S. sued for not providing attorneys to children in immigration court
    Immigrant advocacy groups sued the federal government on Wednesday for what they say is a failure to provide legal representation for immigrant children facing deportation. In a class-action lawsuit filed in federal court in Seattle, attorneys for the...
  • Faithful flock to see statue of Santo Toribio, the immigrants' saint

     Faithful flock to see statue of Santo Toribio, the immigrants' saint
    People say he's their guardian, their lawyer, their smuggler. On a recent afternoon, they lined up at his feet with their requests: Please, my mother needs a visa. Please, my niece was caught by agents. Please, I can't go on being illegal. As a...
  • Don't politicize the plight of the kids at the border

    Character asserts itself in times of crisis. That is certainly the case with the refugee debacle at the border. Tens of thousands of Central American children are passing through Mexico into the United States and presenting themselves to immigration...
  • 57,000 migrant children picked up at U.S. border since Oct. 1

    57,000 migrant children picked up at U.S. border since Oct. 1
    Senior Obama administration officials told Congress on Wednesday that they were struggling to keep up with the growing influx of young migrants from Central America who are illegally crossing the Southwestern border. The number of unaccompanied children...