Former CIA Operative: 'ISIS Is Here, Capable Of Striking'A former CIA operative warns that sleeper cells of the terror group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria are already in the United States and that they are capable of launching an attack on the homeland.
Obama's Lawyers Crafting Legal Rationale For Executive Actions On Immigration That Will Survive Court ChallengesWith impeachment threats and potential lawsuits looming, President Barack Obama knows whatever executive actions he takes on immigration will face intense opposition.
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.
Immigration Courts Speeding Up Hearings For Tens Of Thousands Of Immigrant Children Caught At BorderImmigration courts are speeding up hearings for the tens of thousands of Central American children caught on the U.S. border after criticism that the backlogged system is letting immigrants stay in the country for years while waiting for their cases to be heard.
House GOP Schedule Companion Vote On Bill To Block Obama From Extending Deportation ReliefHouse Republicans, scrambling to win conservative support for a bill addressing the immigration crisis on the border, have scheduled a companion vote on legislation to block President Barack Obama from extending deportation relief to any more immigrants here illegally.
Border Money Bill Appears Headed For Procedural Defeat In SenateA bill to deal with the immigration surge at the border appears headed for procedural defeat in the Senate as lawmakers trade blame over their inaction on the crisis.
Poll: 52 Percent Of Americans Believe Immigrant Children Should Not Be Treated As RefugeesAmericans are wary of granting refugee status to children crossing the U.S. border to flee strife-torn countries in Central America, and most in an Associated Press-GfK poll say the U.S. does not have a moral obligation to accept asylum seekers generally.
Guatemalan President: 'I Would Not Find A Reason To Treat Some In One Way, And Others Differently'Pilot program would give refugee status to young people from Honduras.
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.
Graham: The 2008 Law 'Doesn't Make Sense When You Talk About 50,000 Unaccompanied Minors'Sen. Dianne Feinstein recalls turning on her television and seeing a young Chinese girl crying before a judge, without even an interpreter to help her after surviving a harrowing journey to the U.S.