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An anti-immigration group is running more than $1 million in ads criticizing lawmakers for not stopping the flow of new workers into the United States.  (John Moore/Getty Images)

Spokesman: 5 Immigrant Children Sent To Alaska

A spokesman for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says five unaccompanied immigrant children have been sent to Alaska.

08/04/2014

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Gov’t Arrests 192 On Immigrant Smuggling Charges

The Homeland Security Department says it has seized more than $625,000 and arrested 192 people in a crackdown on human smuggling along the Mexican border in South Texas.

07/22/2014

A Maryland middle school teacher has been placed on administrative leave after he allegedly authored two fiction books depicting a “futuristic school shooting” using a pseudonym.  (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

US Schools Safe Haven For Many Immigrant Children

After 14 years of separation from her parents and a harrowing journey across the U.S. border, Milsa Martinez finds solace in the northern Virginia high school where she’s perfecting her English and learning civics and math.

07/15/2014

President Barack Obama speaks ahead of a lunch with a group of teachers on July 7, 2014 in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

White House: ‘The Bottom Line Is That The Law Will Be Enforced’

President Barack Obama is preparing to ask Congress for emergency spending of more than $2 billion to deal with the crisis of unaccompanied kids at the Southern border, but for now he won’t seek legal changes to send the children back home more quickly.

07/08/2014

President Barack Obama speaks on the economy in Georgetown Waterfront Park on July 1, 2014 in Washington. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

White House: Obama Has No Plans To Visit Border While In Texas Next Week

The White House says President Barack Obama is not planning to visit the U.S.-Mexico border while he is in Texas next week for Democratic fundraisers.

07/03/2014

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Gohmert: US Will Become ‘Third World Nation’ If Feds Don’t Enforce Immigration Laws

Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, warns that the United States will become a third world nation if the federal government does not enforce its immigration laws.

07/01/2014

Syrian children are helped by rescuers are they are evacuated with their mother (unseen) from a bombed building where their father was killed after a reported an air strike by pro-Syrian government forces in Aleppo on March 23, 2014. (credit: BARAA AL-HALABI/AFP/Getty Images)

TV Station Captures Moment Turkish Forces Shoot Down Syrian Fighter Jet

A Turkish television station caught live the moment a Syrian jet fighter was shot down by Turkish forces after violating airspace.

03/24/2014

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Senate Immigration Bill Boosted By Border Deal

Supporters of bipartisan immigration legislation smoothed the way Friday for likely Senate passage of their handiwork, overcoming last-minute disagreements at the bill’s controversial core and tacking on other items certain to build support.

06/22/2013

file photo of Sen. Chuck Schumer (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Schumer: We Do Not Have Adequate Technology To Guard Border

A bipartisan group of senators crafting a sweeping immigration bill vowed Wednesday that they would be ready to unveil it when Congress reconvenes in less than two weeks after getting a firsthand look at a crucial component of their legislation: security along the U.S.-Mexico border.

03/28/2013

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano speaks to guests before the start of an event where US President Barack Obama spoke on proposals to reduce gun violence on Jan. 16, 2013 in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, next to the White House in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Napolitano: ‘The Border’s A Safe Border’

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano toured the Mexico border Monday to trumpet increased enforcement as she campaigned for an overhaul of immigration laws.

02/05/2013

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