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Migration

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  • House extends session to try again on child immigrant bill Obama vows to veto

    WASHINGTON In a stunning series of stops and starts to resolve the border crisis Thursday, the House of Representatives debated a bill to help resolve the flow of unaccompanied children over the southeastern border, then GOP leaders, facing defeat, pulled...
  • 'Pedro Pan' kids proved compassion pays off

    Close to 60,000 unaccompanied, undocumented children have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border in recent weeks, causing some segments of American society to shriek that the nation is "under attack" and our society is at risk of collapse if we don't turn aside...
  • Faith leaders renew call for foster families for immigrants

    Faith leaders renew call for foster families for immigrants
    Maryland religious leaders issued a call for families to offer foster care to immigrant children from Central America as part of an effort to see that unaccompanied minors find shelter in homes rather than in barracks. Faith leaders who met with Gov....
  • Chicago should offer short-term care to Central American kids

    Chicago should offer short-term care to Central American kids
    Thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America have been crossing the Mexican-U.S. border and walking into the arms of an overwhelmed immigration system. Each child arrives not only with a personal tale — Why did he or she leave home?...
  • Budgets raided to address border crisis amid Congress' inaction

    Budgets raided to address border crisis amid Congress' inaction
    Surveillance drones that hunt drug smugglers along the Mexican border could soon be grounded. Installation of pole-top cameras and ground sensors to intercept illegal crossings might be delayed. About $44 million has already been diverted from the...
  • U.S. House Republicans try resurrecting border funds bill

    U.S. House Republicans try resurrecting border funds bill
    The U.S. House of Representatives will try in coming days to pass legislation giving President Barack Obama additional funds to deal with a flood of Central American child immigrants, after Republicans who control the chamber on Thursday revolted...
  • Gov. Brown is right: The state should help feds deal with migrant minors

    This is how the rest of the country – and Murrieta, for that matter – should act. Earlier this week, Gov. Jerry Brown threw his support behind federal efforts to care for unaccompanied minors who have flooded across the Mexican border in...
  • L.A. officials urge feds to do more to help immigrant children

    L.A. officials urge feds to do more to help immigrant children
    Several Los Angeles City Council members are calling on federal lawmakers to do more to help the thousands of immigrant children who have crossed the Mexican border alone in recent months. L.A. officials plan to introduce a council motion Friday...
  • Plight of children should not mask illegal immigration threat [Letter]

    Plight of children should not mask illegal immigration threat [Letter]
    Whether the migrant unaccompanied children surging over our southern border are refugees, illegal migrants or whatever, they need to be cared for in a humane manner. However, this situation coupled with the push to legalize millions of folks illegally...
  • Suspect in fatal USC attack entered country illegally, feds say

    Suspect in fatal USC attack entered country illegally, feds say
    A 19-year-old charged with murder in connection with last week's fatal assault on a USC graduate student told immigration officials that he entered the country illegally about seven years ago, a federal official said. The official, who was not...
  • Illnesses, unsanitary conditions plague immigration detention centers

    Illnesses, unsanitary conditions plague immigration detention centers
    Illnesses and unsanitary conditions exist at some detention centers for immigrant mothers and children along the Southwest border, the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general says. Many of the children and families who crossed the border...