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California won’t send troops to Mexican border

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown won’t be deploying National Guard troops to the Mexican border like Texas is doing in response to an influx of immigrants, a state military official said Monday. […]

07/22/2014

A group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador, who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, are stopped in Granjeno, Texas, on June 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Texas to send 1,000 guardsmen to border

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to South Texas to bolster security along the Mexico border, a local lawmaker confirmed Monday. Rep. Terry […]

07/21/2014

Protesters gather outside the Mexican Consulate, Friday, July 18, 2014, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Flow of child immigrants at border slowing for now

WASHINGTON (AP) — The flood of children crossing the Mexican border illegally and without their parents has slowed down in recent weeks, two senior Obama administration officials said Friday. Border Patrol agents in the Rio […]

07/18/2014

A group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador, who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, are stopped in Granjeno, Texas, on June 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Official: Fewer kids detained recently at border

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — U.S. Border Patrol officials say a region in South Texas overwhelmed by immigrant children illegally crossing into the U.S. has detained fewer minors in the last 10 days. Rio Grande Valley […]

07/17/2014

A group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador, who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, are stopped in Granjeno, Texas, on June 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Honduras VP’s wife accepts donations in El Monte

EL MONTE (CNS) – The wife of Honduras’ vice president said today in accepting nearly $350,000 in aid for her country that more could be done to stem the surge of Central American child migration […]

07/17/2014

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Garcetti says immigrants can get shelter

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Eric Garcetti said today he believes the city can help find ways of providing shelter for some of the immigrant children who have poured across the U.S.-Mexico border to escape […]

07/16/2014

File - In this Feb. 13, 2013 file photo, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, immigration rights activist and self-declared undocumented immigrant Jose Antonio Vargas testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on comprehensive immigration reform. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Journalist, activist released by US Border Patrol

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol has released prominent immigration activist and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas after detaining him at a South Texas airport for being in the country illegally. Vargas […]

07/15/2014

Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeau addresses immigration protesters on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 in Oracle, Ariz.  Dozens of protesters on both sides of the immigration debate showed up in Oracle, a small town near Tucson, on Tuesday after the sheriff said the federal government plans to transport about 40 immigrant children to an academy for troubled youths.  (AP Photo/Brian Skoloff)

Arizona protesters hope to stop immigrant transfer

ORACLE, Ariz. (AP) — Dozens of protesters on both sides of the immigration debate showed up in a small town near Tucson on Tuesday after the sheriff said the federal government plans to transport about […]

07/15/2014

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

Expert discusses child migrant border crisis

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell met privately with dozens of governors at their meeting in Nashville. The Obama administration is trying to get support from the leaders of states that will host […]

07/14/2014

FILE - In this June 20, 2014 file photo, immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally stand in line for tickets at the bus station after they were released from a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Border Patrol ends migrant flights to San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol says it will stop bringing Central American migrants to San Diego after their arrests in Texas. Spokesman Paul Carr said Thursday the agency has reduced its backlog […]

07/10/2014

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

Bob Costantini: Obama, Perry have face-to-face meeting

In what figures to be a tough sell, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is going to Capitol Hill to make the case for President Obama’s request for $3.7 billion to help deal with a flood […]

07/10/2014

President Barack Obama, center right, meets with Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, to the right of the president, and Gov. Rick Perry, top, about border immigrantion during the president's stopover in Dallas on Wednesday, July 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Pool, The Dallas Morning News, Louis DeLuca)

Obama to border critics: ‘This is not theater’

DALLAS (AP) — President Barack Obama, seeking to keep a humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border from becoming a deeper political liability, pushed back Wednesday at critics who have cast his administration’s response to the […]

07/10/2014

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