WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, today requested unanimous consent to pass H.R. 5272, a bill that would effectively end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and prevent President Obama from taking executive actions to illegally expand amnesty in the future. [...]
US President Barack Obama has abandoned a plan to force through immigration reform in the coming weeks.
In June, he promised to use executive orders that were expected to change visa rules, boost border security and give a path to citizenship for some 11 million US-based illegal immigrants. [...]
Immigration: Reacting to a report that President Barack Obama is mulling unilateral action that could impact almost half the nation's estimated 12 million illegal immigrants, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez said Monday, "It's music to my ears." [...]
President Barack Obama has told Central American leaders that migrant children flooding into the US without legitimate legal claims will be sent home. [...]
With the August recess fast approaching and emergency funding to deal with the border crisis seemingly no closer to passage than it was a week ago, Democrats and Republicans are firing up a new round of the blame game. [...]
SUNFLOWERS, marigolds and lavender grow outside houses in Cabbagetown, a neighbourhood a mile away from the birthplace of Martin Luther King. But residents there... [...]
They are labeled children to promote political agendas, even though most are teens and adults. [...]
House Republicans could, by the week’s end, unveil their legislative response to the president’s $3.7 billion request to bolster resources at the southwest border. [...]
Republican lawmakers say they will not give President Barack Obama a "blank cheque" to combat an immigration crisis without additional policy changes.
House Speaker John Boehner and others want to speed up deportation of children migrating illegally. [...]
President Barack Obama has asked Congress for $3.7bn (£2.2bn) in extra funding to tackle an immigration crisis at the southern border.
More than 50,000 unaccompanied children - most from Central America - have been caught trying to cross illegally between October and 15 June. [...]
Protesters on both sides of debate clashed outside US border partrol station where Central American migrants expected to arrive [...]
Sen. Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) attributed the surge of illegal immigrants along the Texas border to a quirk in the law that treats unaccompanied children, for humanitarian purposes, different from adult migrants. [...]
On President Obama's watch, one of the most inhumane realities of illegal immigration has skyrocketed: children crossing the border without their parents.
Could it possibly be that the Obama promise of immigration reform is costing lives and creating child-trafficking?
Or do you think this is a case where theory (the promise of immigration reform) gets hammered when that theory meets reality? [...]
Vice President Joe Biden promised during a speech that the Obama administration would stop all deportations of illegal immigrants, telling a heckling immigration activist that “we’ll do that too, kid.” [...]
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials released 67,879 illegal immigrants with criminal convictions in 2013 and made no move to deport them. ICE is part of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). [...]