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Seeking to house and care for the more than 60,000 unaccompanied minors who have crossed the U.S. border in the past year, the children are now flooding into state-licensed, federal taxpayer-funded private facilities due to overcrowding at government detention centers. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Health Department: More Than 30,000 Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Released to Sponsors In 2014

States with established Central American immigrant communities have received the most children released to sponsors this year after being arrested unaccompanied at the U.S.-Mexico border, according to federal data released Thursday.

07/25/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents escort a group of undocumented immigrants into custody with helicopter support from the U.S. Office of Air and Marine on May 20, 2013 near the U.S.-Mexico border in Havana, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Legislation Would Allow Agents To Turn Many Immigrant Children Around Quickly At Border

Two Texas lawmakers are teaming up on a bill to speed removals of the unaccompanied Central American kids who’ve been arriving by the tens of thousands at the U.S.-Mexico border.

07/14/2014

Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency Craig Fugate testifies during a hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on July 9, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

FEMA Administrator: ‘We Have Not Been What I Would Say Successful Yet’ In Processing Immigrant Children

Top Obama administration officials told senators Wednesday they’re struggling to keep up with the surge of immigrants at the Southern border, acknowledging they’ve been overwhelmed as children show up by the tens of thousands from violence-torn Central America.

07/09/2014

Sen. John McCain ridiculed the top U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials at a hearing Wednesday, with McCain blasting rules preventing lawmakers from taking pictures or talking to staff and detainees at border facilities.  (credit: Allison Shelley/Getty Images)

McCain On Detention Facility Restrictions: ‘I Want It Fixed, And I Want It Fixed Immediately’

Sen. John McCain ridiculed the top U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials at a hearing Wednesday, with McCain blasting rules preventing lawmakers from taking pictures or talking to staff and detainees at border facilities.

07/09/2014

President Barack Obama (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Seeks $3.7 Billion to Confront Immigrant Kids at Border

The Associated Press has learned that President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $3.7 billion to confront the influx of minors from Central America.

07/08/2014

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks during a news conference June 12, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Pelosi: ‘We Have A Moral Responsibility To Address This In A Dignified Way’

President Barack Obama will seek more than $2 billion to respond to the flood of immigrants illegally entering the U.S. through the Rio Grande Valley area of Texas and ask for new powers to deal with returning immigrant children apprehended while traveling without their parents, a White House official said Saturday.

06/30/2014

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks to reporters at her weekly news conference on May 29, 2014. (Rod Lamkey/Getty Images)

Pelosi: Little Hope For Immigration Reform

House Minority Leader visited a Border Patrol facility in Texas that holds unaccompanied children.

06/28/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents escort a group of undocumented immigrants into custody with helicopter support from the U.S. Office of Air and Marine on May 20, 2013 near the U.S.-Mexico border in Havana, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

GOP Lawmaker: ‘We Are Under Invasion’

One Republican lawmaker says the U.S. is being invaded as tens of thousands of children from Central America have illegally crossed the border since last October.

06/27/2014

The anti-amnesty group, Americans for Legal Immigration PAC (ALIPAC), is calling on Americans to mail their “gently used underwear” to President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner in response to a government request for new briefs for the recent surge of illegal immigrants being held by border patrol. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Anti-Amnesty Group Asks Americans To Mail ‘Gently Used Underwear’ To Obama, Boehner

The anti-amnesty group, Americans for Legal Immigration PAC (ALIPAC), is calling on Americans to mail their “gently used underwear” to President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner in response to a government request for new briefs for the recent surge of illegal immigrants being held by border patrol.

06/26/2014

United Nations officials are pushing for many of the Central Americans fleeing to the U.S. to be treated as refugees displaced by armed conflict, a designation meant to increase pressure on the United States to accept tens of thousands of people currently ineligible for asylum.  (Photo by Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

Dems Announce Bill For Legal Representation Of Illegal Immigrant Children

A group of Democratic congressmen announced a bill on Monday that would give legal representation to unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S. border illegally.

06/24/2014

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