Obama Meeting With Central American Leaders At White House To Discuss Influx Of ImmigrantsPresident Barack Obama is summoning Central American leaders to the White House to discuss the influx of young immigrants from their countries to the U.S., hoping to show presidential action even as Congress remains deeply split over proposals to stem the crisis on the border.
GOP Rep: 'We're Now Jumping Right In The Middle Of Obama's Nightmare And Making It Ours'At an impasse on immigration, House Republicans and Senate Democrats advanced competing proposals Wednesday for dealing with tens of thousands of young migrants showing up at the southern border.
Cornyn: 'It Looks Like We're On A Track To Do Absolutely Nothing'Senate Democrats and House Republicans are moving separately to slash President Barack Obama's $3.7 billion emergency spending request for the border, but they're unlikely to end up with a deal that could pass both chambers.
Pentagon: Fort Knox Was Initially On Short List To House Immigrants Before It Was 'Taken Off The Table'A federal agency said Monday it has no plans to use Fort Knox as a temporary shelter for migrant children, offering assurances after U.S. Sen. Rand Paul signaled that the Army post has been considered as a possible site to house some of the young immigrants pouring across the U.S. border with Mexico.
Border Surge Overwhelming, Officials Tell Congress Tens of thousands of children streaming from chaotic Central American nations to the U.S. border have overwhelmed the government's ability to respond, senior Obama administration officials testified Wednesday as they urged senators to agree to the president's emergency spending request for the crisis.
Obama Seeks $3.7 Billion to Confront Immigrant Kids at BorderThe Associated Press has learned that President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $3.7 billion to confront the influx of minors from Central America.
RNC Accuses O'Malley Of 'Hispandering' To Immigrant Voters Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is being accused of “Hispandering” to immigrant voters as part of his efforts to gather support for a potential 2016 presidential run.
US to Open Immigrant Family Detention Centers The Obama administration said Friday it will open new detention facilities to house immigrant families caught crossing the border illegally, amid a surge from Central America.
Map Shows Most Commonly Spoken Language Aside From English and Spanish In Each StateA new graphic from Slate shows which language besides English and Spanish is most commonly spoken in each of the 50 states.
Md. Won't Automatically Hold Immigrants For Feds Maryland's governor says a state jail in Baltimore will no longer automatically comply with federal requests to hold immigrants past their release date for possible deportation.
Report: Immigrants Getting Better At Fighting DeportationsNearly half of immigrants facing deportation have won their cases in the last year, says study.
Immigrant Driver's License Law Taking Effect in MarylandImmigrants living in the U.S. illegally will be able to obtain a Maryland driver's license or identification card under a new law.
U.S.: Immigrant Detainee Data Can't Be Produced Fast Federal prosecutors in New York say they cannot meet a judge's demands they quickly deliver documents about thousands of immigrants who have been detained nationwide for months or years as their immigration status is reviewed.
Anti-Deportation Protester Interrupts Obama Speech An anti-deportation protester confronted President Barack Obama, saying his family has been separated for 19 years and urged him to use executive powers to help immigrants living illegally in the United States.
House Democrats Ready To Move On Immigration Bill House Democrats have unveiled an immigration bill that includes a path to citizenship for the 11 million immigrants living here illegally and tightens border security.