Trump pardons controversial former Arizona Sheriff Arpaio

World Aug 26, 2017

Trump pardons controversial former Arizona Sheriff Arpaio

U.S. President Donald Trump spared former Sheriff Joe Arpaio a possible jail sentence Friday by pardoning the recent federal conviction stemming from his immigration patrols, reversing what critics saw as a long-awaited comeuppance for a lawman who escaped accountability for headline-grabbing tactics during his ...

World Feb 3, 2015

Obama wants $1 billion to curb Central American immigration

President Barack Obama wants to spend $1 billion to help curb illegal immigration from three Central American countries, according to the president's budget request. The request was outlined in the president's $4 trillion budget request sent to Congress Monday. The administration first proposed financial aid to ...

Commentary / World Jul 15, 2014

U.S. policy triggered latest border crisis

by Ted Rall

The U.S. does everything it can to screw up the Central American countries of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, then acts surprised when desperate people from there, including thousands of children, show up at the U.S. border, trying to escape the carnage.