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Boehner, McConnell blast Obama border request

Congressional Republican leaders on Thursday blasted President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border crisis, saying Obama caused the problem and now... Read more »

July 10, 2014


Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with minors illegally crossing US border

Tackling what he has called a humanitarian crisis, President Barack Obama on Tuesday asked Congress for $3.7 billion to cope with a tide of minors from Central America... Read more »

July 8, 2014


White House: Most unaccompanied children crossing border won't stay in US

The White House said Monday that most unaccompanied children arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border are unlikely to qualify for humanitarian relief that would prevent them... Read more »

July 7, 2014


Legal, political hurdles in child migrant crisis

The legal, humanitarian and political constraints facing the Obama administration as it copes with thousands of Central American children entering the country... Read more »

July 6, 2014


Immigrant surge underscores Texas political divide

Texas Democrats say the solution for dealing with the thousands of immigrant children pouring into the country is a softer, more measured policy response, while state... Read more »

June 29, 2014

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Obama to seek more than $2 billion in border aid; Nancy Pelosi visits Texas

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... Read more »

June 28, 2014


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