Immigration Judges' Union Wants Courts Independent Of Justice DepartmentThe federal immigration court system should be separated from the Justice Department and operated independently of federal law enforcement, the top two leaders of the immigration judges' union said Wednesday.
Pew: Two-Thirds Of Mexicans Dissatisfied With Direction Of Their CountryA new survey from Mexico finds that the country’s residents have increasingly negative views of the economy and leadership, with 44 percent of Mexicans saying they believe life is better in the United States for those who migrated.
Poll: Majority Of Americans Say Migrant Children Should Stay In US TemporarilyA majority of Americans say that unaccompanied minors apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border should be allowed to remain in the country for at least some length of time.
Private Companies Receive Federal Taxpayer Money To House Immigrant ChildrenSeeking 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.
Geraldo: Matt Drudge Creating 'Worst Jingoistic Rhetoric Ever'Fox News host Geraldo Rivera blasted the creator of the Drudge Report, Matt Drudge, accusing him of trying to start a “civil war” with his aggregated coverage of the U.S.-Mexico border crisis, specifically the popular website’s emphasis on stories of unaccompanied minors crossing into the U.S. illegally.
Dem Rep To Immigrant Minors: 'I Felt Ashamed' Of AmericaRep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., said on Tuesday that she “felt ashamed” of the U.S. for the way the country is handling an ongoing influx of unaccompanied immigrant children illegally crossing the Mexican border into America.
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.
US General: Border Security An 'Existential' Threat To National SecurityA top U.S. general in charge of protecting the country’s southern border says the constant flow of illegal immigrants, drugs and possible terror threats have created an “existential” threat to national security – one that border authorities are unable to combat.