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