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  • Congress goes to brink on Homeland Security shutdown debate

    WASHINGTON A partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security loomed ever closer Friday evening as the House of Representatives failed to pass a short-term bill to finance the agency by midnight. It was an embarrassing defeat for House Speaker...
  • Lawyers: Detained immigrant families in Texas offered bonds

    Attorneys say the federal government is loosening its crackdown on offering bonds for Central American immigrant mothers and children seeking asylum in the U.S., a shift that comes after a federal judge ordered a halt to a detention strategy aimed at...
  • GOP legal attack will cost the party

    Republican leaders have reached a new low point by using the judiciary to attack Latino immigrants. As part of their offensive against President Obama's recent executive order on immigration, which provides temporary deportation relief for an estimated 5...
  • Illiberal approach to immigration only invites more acrimony

    A federal judge has temporarily blocked President Obama's executive order that overrode existing immigration law. The result is more acrimony and chaos. It is a good time to remember that there are more than just two types of immigration -- legal and...
  • Stop the immigration flood

    Washington is such a phony city. Maybe that's why it has such a good relationship with Hollywood. In the sequel to a "film" we have seen many times before, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) may "shut down" Saturday because of a dispute between...
  • What happens, and does not, in Homeland shutdown

    A look at expected consequences if lawmakers don't solve the budget impasse that could shut parts of the Homeland Security Department at midnight Friday night: NOT SO DIRE There's plenty of overheated rhetoric from the administration and its allies in...
  • Senate considers deal to avoid partial Homeland Security shutdown

    Senate considers deal to avoid partial Homeland Security shutdown
    Senate leaders moved toward a deal Wednesday to avoid a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security, sidestepping a fight over immigration policy. President Barack Obama, meanwhile, declared his administration would curtail deportation of immigrants...
  • In Miami, Obama vows to veto any bill blocking his executive immigration action

    MIAMI Likening immigration reform to the great civil rights movements in U.S. history, President Barack Obama vowed during a brief visit to Miami on Wednesday to veto any legislation undoing his executive order protecting from deportation up to 5...
  • Deadline near, deal sets up Homeland Security vote in Senate

    Three days before a partial Homeland Security shutdown, lawmakers cleared the way Wednesday for Senate passage of legislation to fund the agency without immigration-related provisions opposed by President Barack Obama. Approval in the Senate would send...
  • Confident Obama predicts success in immigration appeal

    President Barack Obama urged immigrants thrown into limbo by legal wrangling to keep planning for eventual relief, professing confidence Wednesday that his deportation directives won't be thrown out in court. "This is just one federal judge," Obama...
  • Ex-Gov. Ridge urges Congress to keep paychecks flowing to Homeland Security workers

    Ex-Gov. Ridge urges Congress to keep paychecks flowing to Homeland Security workers
    — Former Pennsylvania governor and Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge joined with other past and present agency chiefs Wednesday to urge Congress to act on a funding bill before the department runs out of money at midnight Friday. Ridge, a...