/ Jul 11, 2014

Compromise surfaces on Obama border request

Outlines of a possible compromise over President Barack Obama’s $3.7 billion emergency border spending request were emerging Thursday in Congress, which would involve making policy changes to allow the minors streaming to the border from Central America to be sent home more quickly. The ...

/ Jul 10, 2014

Obama-Perry Texas talks fraught over migrant children crisis

As a measure of how politically fraught President Barack Obama’s Texas trip is Wednesday, Republican Gov. Rick Perry reluctantly agreed to a ritual public greeting of the nation’s chief executive. The White House said Perry will welcome the president when he lands in Texas ...

Jul 7, 2014

U.S. will stem tide of child immigrants: official

Deportations are being stepped up of illegal migrants along the U.S. border, a top Obama adminstration official said Sunday, defending the White House’s handling of a flood of undocumented children. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson told NBC television’s “Meet the Press” that officials ...