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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)

House Chairman: Obama’s $3.7 Billion Border Request ‘Too Much Money’

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.

07/11/2014

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)

Dem Rep: I Want Obama To See Face Of Guatemalan Boy Who Died Crossing Border

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.

07/10/2014

President Barack Obama (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Humanitarian Crisis At Border Increasingly Becoming Political Liability For Obama

For President Barack Obama, the humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border is increasingly becoming a political liability, giving Republicans a fresh opportunity to question his administration’s competence and complicating the debate over the nation’s fractured immigration laws.

07/09/2014

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

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

File photo of prison cell. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images

Texas Man Gets Life in Prison For Killing 4 in Md.

Prosecutors say a Texas man will spend the rest of his life in prison after being convicted of fatally shooting four people, including two toddlers, in Maryland.

06/27/2014

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson speaks at a press conference at the Dirksen Federal Building on June 13, 2014 in Chicago, Ill. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Homeland Secretary: ‘There Is No Free Pass’ For Immigrant Children

The U.S. government is preparing to open a new facility in rural New Mexico to hold hundreds of unaccompanied children arriving from Central America as state officials call on federal authorities to do more to stop the migration.

06/26/2014

File photo of Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer. (credit: Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Brewer To Obama: ‘Dangerous And Unconscionable’ To Send Illegal Immigrant Families From Texas To Arizona

Calling it dangerous and unconscionable, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Monday sent a letter to President Barack Obama criticizing reports that immigration officials sent migrant families from Texas to Arizona, later dropping them off at Greyhound stations in Phoenix and Tucson.

06/03/2014

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