NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is condemning the political gridlock crippling the federal government and calling on Republican and Democratic governors alike to lead the nation out of what he terms "this mess."
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say they rescued eight Salvadoran migrant youths who had been kidnapped by an equally youthful gang in northern Mexico.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — The Cambodian immigrant community is banding together to help the survivors of a devastating fire that killed seven people outside Boston.
ARTESIA, N.M. (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson visited a New Mexico immigrant detention facility and warned future migrants that "we will send you back" if they try crossing into the country.
ARTESIA, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says the agency is working rapidly to open new detention facilities to house the influx of women and children fleeing violence and poverty in Central America.
MEXICALI, Mexico (AP) — A U.S. effort to discourage immigrants' repeated attempts to enter the country illegally by dropping them back in Mexico hundreds of miles away from where they were caught has been sharply scaled back after producing relatively modest gains.
CENTENNIAL, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 11, 2014--Fathom Events is joining The Weinstein Company (TWC), Walden Media and the cast and crew of “ The Giver ” at the film’s theatrical premiere, live from the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York for an exclusive presentation of “” to select U.S. cinemas on Monday, August 11 at 7pm EDT and tape delayed at 7pm CDT, MDT and PDT. Audiences will experience the glamorous red carpet as though they were invited guests with the cast and crew, scheduled to include Meryl Streep, Jeff Bridges, Katie Holmes, Taylor Swift, Brenton Thwaites and many others. Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in exclusive interaction with the film’s stars only available onscreen at this premiere event as they speak directly to theater audiences from the red carpet. Cinema guests will then enjoy the full length feature film four days before its official, public release on August 15.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Partisan divisions over immigration, education and health care are intensifying as dozens of the nation's governors meet just months before elections thick with presidential implications.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh (jay) Johnson says the agency responsible for removing immigrants who are in the country illegally will run out of money by mid-August if lawmakers don't approve a $3.7 billion emergency budget request.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Outlines of a possible compromise that would more quickly deport minors arriving from Central America have emerged as part of President Barack Obama's $3.7 billion emergency request to address the immigration crisis on the nation's southern border.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) has signed a law that paves the way for New York City to create municipal identification cards.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Outlines of a possible compromise over President Barack Obama's $3.7 billion emergency border spending request are emerging on Capitol Hill.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Republican is blaming Obama administration policies for the arrival of tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors at the nation's southern border. And Mitch McConnell says the president's emergency spending request amounts to more of the same.
BERLIN (AP) — A European Union court has ruled that Germany can't require the spouses of Turkish immigrants to show basic knowledge of the German language as a condition for being granted a visa.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's Kurdish political bloc says it is pulling its ministers from the Cabinet and suspending its participation in the government of embattled Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh (jay) Johnson is making the case to Congress for President Barack Obama's request for $3.7 billion to deal with a flood of unaccompanied child immigrants that's overwhelming the Border Patrol in South Texas.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Obama administration officials are telling senators that they've been struggling to keep up with the surge of immigrants at the nation's southern border.
SEATTLE (AP) — A coalition of immigrant rights advocacy groups is suing the federal government over the fact that few minors have legal representation during deportation proceedings.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner is criticizing President Barack Obama's plan to cope with a tide of minors from Central America who are illegally crossing the U.S. border. But the Ohio Republican also is being noncommittal on whether the House would vote to approve the president's request.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama administration officials are defending their response to the immigration crisis on the southwest border and promising to stem the tide of unaccompanied children arriving from Central America.
The humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border is increasingly becoming a political liability for President Barack Obama, giving Republicans a fresh opportunity to question his administration's competence and complicating the debate over the nation's fractured immigration laws.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A spokeswoman for Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry confirms that Perry will be among the officials meeting with President Barack Obama in Texas tomorrow to discuss how to deal with the flood of immigrants from Central America who are crossing from Mexico into the United States. Many of those immigrants are unaccompanied minors.
WASHINGTON (AP) — As he tackles what he has called a humanitarian crisis, President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $3.7 billion to deal with the minors from Central American who are illegally crossing the U.S. southern border.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press has learned that President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $3.8 billion to confront the influx of minors from Central America. The figure also includes extra money for fighting wildfires in the West.