| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:56 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - El presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, pidió el martes al Congreso 3.700 millones de dólares para lidiar con una emergencia provocada por un aumento de la cantidad de niños que trata de entrar ilegalmente a Estados Unidos,...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 8:03 PM
Southern California's largest immigration detention center is about to get bigger.
The sprawling jail complex in this high desert town currently holds up to 1,300 men in federal immigration custody, many of whom spend months waiting for their cases to...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Hundreds of families caught illegally crossing the border in Texas will be flown to Border Patrol stations in Southern California in the coming days, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said.
Adults with children being held in overcrowded Border Patrol...
| Jul 8, 2014
MEDELLÍN, Colombia -- Yolanda Inés Rave Uribe juntó sus manos como si fuera a rezar y casi con lágrimas en los ojos expresó que "no hay un solo día" en que no le pida a Dios que pueda volver a vivir con su familia.
Hace seis años pasó por el momento más...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Yoselin Ramos had long wanted to trek to the United States to escape the crushing poverty and rising violence in her hometown in Guatemala.
But it wasn't until the 24-year-old heard about a "new opportunity" that she packed a bag and left her home...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 6:22 PM
At least 1,000 unaccompanied children who crossed illegally into the United States through Texas are being taken to a makeshift emergency shelter in Arizona over the weekend, the latest effort by authorities to handle what has been described as a...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 7:38 PM
More than a dozen California counties have stopped honoring requests from immigration agents to hold potentially deportable inmates beyond the length of their jail terms, saying the practice may expose local sheriffs to liability.
In recent weeks,...
| May 24, 2014
| 6:12 PM
As city and county jails across the country increasingly refuse federal requests to hold foreigners who have overstayed their visas or slipped across the border, the Obama administration is moving toward a new policy that would limit deportations...
| May 31, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Luis Segura, a construction worker from El Salvador facing deportation, recently spent more than six months behind bars at an immigrant detention center in the Mojave Desert. His stay, at $118 a night, cost taxpayers about $22,000.
A few months ago,...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Nine months ago, in The Wall Street Journal, a former Bush administration official described the sorry plight of children now streaming northward across the U.S.-Mexico border.
Hundreds of children, mostly from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, are...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The surge in Central American children illegally entering the United States in recent weeks can’t be solved through enforcement alone, and it is striking pain in the hearts of Border Patrol agents, says a Democratic congressman.
U.S. Rep. Henry...