President Barack Obama can take action to relieve much of the crisis caused by tens of thousands of unaccompanied children crossing the southern U.S. border without waiting for what is likely to be a contentious and lengthy Congressional battle, say two key lawmakers, one Democrat and the other, Republican.
President Barack Obama’s $3.7 billion emergency request for the border crisis is too big and the House won’t approve it, the chairman of the House committee that controls spending said Friday.
The Latino community must use higher education as a tool of empowerment instead of waiting for Congress to fix a “broken” immigration system, Michelle Obama said in New York on Thursday.
Outlines of a possible compromise that would more quickly deport minors arriving from Central America emerged Thursday as part of President Barack Obama’s $3.7 billion emergency request to address the immigration crisis on the nation’s southern border.
Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk is demanding criminal background checks on the unaccompanied children that have crossed the U.S. border with Mexico.
Homeland Secretary: Agency That Removes Immigrants Will Be Out Of Money By Mid-September At ‘Current Burn Rate’
The Homeland Security agency responsible for removing immigrants who are in the country illegally will run out of money by mid-August unless Congress approves President Barack Obama’s emergency request for $3.7 billion to help deal with a flood of child immigrants crossing the border illegally without their parents, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., reportedly made a comparison between “boatloads of Jewish immigrants” turned away from the U.S. as they attempted escape from Nazi Germany and the current influx of illegal immigrants coming across the border today.
The mother of an Arizona police officer killed in a collision with an intoxicated wrong-way driver in the United States without permission is demanding to know why the man wasn’t deported after being convicted in a Colorado criminal case.
Congressional Republican leaders on Thursday blasted President Barack Obama’s emergency spending request for the border crisis, saying Obama caused the problem and now wants Congress to sign off on more of the same.
A Texas Democratic lawmaker is calling on President Barack Obama to visit the U.S.-Mexico border to personally see what the unaccompanied immigrant children are going through.