WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of immigrant children fleeing poverty and violence in Central America to cross alone into the United States can live in American cities, attend public schools and possibly work here for years without consequences.
The chief reasons are an overburdened, deeply flawed system of immigration courts and a 2002 law intended to protect children's welfare, an Associated Press investigation finds.
IRS Commissioner John Koskinen has long asserted that he knew nothing about the corrupted data which resulted in the loss of thousands of former executive Lois Lerner’s emails until the late spring. Republicans have asserted, however, that the information that the received from the IRS suggested to them that the agency was aware of the missing emails as early as February. In testimony before a congressional committee on Friday, it appeared as though Koskinen was coming around to the Republican version of events.
The United States must respect the “universal rights” of the tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors illegally entering the country, according to the Salvadoran ambassador to the United States.
Two in three Americans disapprove of President Barack Obama’s handling of immigration, according to a new Gallup poll.
At 65 percent, the disapproval rate is the highest that Gallup has reported since the group began polling on the subject and is up 10 points since August 2013.
Desperate agents' pleas for help ignored, as DHS bankrolls invasion
Customs and Border Protection agents are quitting the agency in protest of the practice of releasing minors from detention known to be gang members, a South Texas news outlet reports.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A conservation group sued the Obama administration Thursday over a new federal rule that allows wind-energy companies to seek approval to kill or injure eagles for 30 years.
The group argues that the rule, which extended by 25 years the length of time companies may kill or injure eagles without fear of prosecution, is illegal because the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service failed to evaluate the consequences and ensure it would not damage eagle populations. The Obama administration classified the rule as an administrative change, excluding it from a full environmental review.
Minors up to age of 17 to be brought in "with dignity and respect" at taxpayer expense
The Department of Homeland Security is set to pay for illegal minors up to the age of 17 to be escorted into the United States, according to a new solicitation posted at FedBizOpps.
Entitled ‘Escort Services for Unaccompanied Alien Children’, the solicitation reads;
(CNSNews.com) – Salvatore Cordileone, the Catholic archbishop for the archdiocese of San Francisco, said it is his “duty to uphold and teach” the truth about marriage –the conjugal union of one man and one woman – and he will do so at the June 19 “March for Marriage” in Washington, D.C., despite criticism and pleas from pro-gay “marriage” advocates, such as California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.
The Internal Revenue Service is about to get slapped with a harsh payback for messing around with conservative groups, blowing wads of tax dollars on employee conferences and helping implement Obamacare.
President Obama on Tuesday will announce his intent to make a broad swath of the central Pacific Ocean off-limits to fishing, energy exploration and other activities, according to senior White House officials.
The White House will honor 10 young adults on Tuesday who came to the United States illegally and qualified for the president’s program to defer deportation actions.