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Seventy percent of Americans, including 86 percent of Republican voters, say undocumented immigrants are threatening the U.S. economy, and the country’s traditional customs, values and beliefs.   (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Private Companies Receive Federal Taxpayer Money To House Immigrant Children

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.

08/01/2014

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

President Barack Obama is thanking workers at the Federal Emergency Management Agency for doing their jobs under "less than optimal circumstances" during the government shutdown. (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Thanks FEMA For Working Amid Shutdown

President Barack Obama is thanking workers at the Federal Emergency Management Agency for doing their jobs under “less than optimal circumstances” during the government shutdown.

10/07/2013

Photo credit: David Kadlubowski / The Arizona Republic

81 Names Added to US Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Md.

Eighty-one names are being added to the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, Md.

10/06/2013

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin says the tornado-ravaged city of Moore needs quick action from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Okla. Gov: Tornado Relief Needs To Push Through FEMA ‘Red Tape’

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin says the tornado-ravaged city of Moore needs quick action from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

05/26/2013

Tornado Outbreak Slams Through Oklahoma

FEMA Head: We Won’t Go When the ‘Cameras Leave’

The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency says U.S. officials are “going neighborhood to neighborhood” to make sure Oklahoma gets the help it needs.

05/22/2013

File photo of a sign acknowledging the presence of FEMA officials at a Sandy cleanup site in New York. (credit: Getty Images)

FEMA Defends Handling Of Sandy Flood Claims

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is defending its handling of Superstorm Sandy-related flood insurance claims following sharp criticism by New Jersey’s governor.

02/05/2013

File photo of the FEMA logo. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Ex-FEMA Official Pleads Guilty In Multimillion-Dollar Conflict Case With Gallup

The former director of human resources at the Federal Emergency Management Agency pleaded guilty Tuesday to negotiating a job for himself at the Gallup Organization while he was supervising Gallup’s multimillion-dollar contract with FEMA.

01/15/2013

File photo of House Republicans discussing the aid package for victims of Superstorm Sandy. (credit: Getty Images)

Sandy Aid Package Of $50.7B Moving Toward House Votes

Northeastern lawmakers hoping to push a $50.7 billion Superstorm Sandy aid package through the House face roadblocks by fiscal conservatives seeking offsetting spending cuts to pay for recovery efforts as well as funding cuts for projects they say are unrelated to the Oct. 29 storm.

01/15/2013

President Barack Obama is thanking workers at the Federal Emergency Management Agency for doing their jobs under "less than optimal circumstances" during the government shutdown. (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Views Sandy Recovery In Aerial Tour Of NYC

President Barack Obama got his first look Thursday at the devastation that Superstorm Sandy waged on New York City, with a helicopter tour above flood-ravaged and burned-out sections of Queens and Staten Island.

11/15/2012

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