Few immediate consequences for children crossing U.S. border

Republicans call for secure US border amid child immigrant influx

Yahoo News  – ‎13 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican lawmakers on Sunday stepped up calls to secure the U.S. border with Mexico before proceeding with changes to the country’s immigration policies, linking the issue to a recent surge of illegal children.

Few immediate consequences for children crossing U.S. border

PBS NewsHour  – ‎11 hours ago‎
Children from Central America who cross the border into the United States alone are able to live, attend public schools and even work without facing immediate consequences, according to an Associated Press investigation.

The Surge In Single Women With Children At The US-Mexico Border

NPR  – ‎Jun 20, 2014‎
The number of migrant children detained at the U.S. border has skyrocketed. At the current pace, it could hit 90,000 over the course of this year.

US border sees influx of child migrants

Aljazeera.com  – ‎Jun 17, 2014‎
Nogales is a major crossing point for migrants entering the United States. The border wall notwithstanding, tens of thousands of people make the journey every year.

Human Tide of Children Sweeps AcrossUS Borders

NBCNews.com  – ‎Jun 11, 2014‎
As he parried questions from senators Wednesday about the flood of children flowing into the U.S. from Central America, the secretary of homeland security reminded Americans that the surge is more than just a political crisis – it’s also a 

President Obama opens US borders: Children, criminals, terrorists welcome

DigiNews  – ‎Jun 20, 2014‎
WASHINGTON, June 29, 20, 2014 – President Obama’s de facto open border policy is welcoming everyone, from unaccompanied minors to cartel members to Islamic terrorists, to our country.

Republicans blame Obama policies for immigration crisis on border

Los Angeles Times  – ‎Jun 20, 2014‎
Rick Perry on Thursday called the flood of unaccompanied minors across the U.S.-Mexico border a “failure of diplomacy.

Why so many migrant children are braving the journey across the U.S. border 

PBS NewsHour  – ‎Jun 20, 2014‎
Hoping to stop the surge of unaccompanied minors arriving in the U.S., Vice President Biden visited Guatemala to get support from CentralAmerican leaders. The NewsHour’s P.J. Tobia reports on why kids are coming and what happens to these child …

Homeland Security says 52000 minors atUS borders since October

Reuters  – ‎Jun 20, 2014‎
SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) – Since October, 52,000 unaccompanied children have arrived on the U.S. borderwith Mexico, the Department of Homeland Security said on Friday, underscoring an immigration problem seen by the White House as a humanitarian …

No country for lost kids

PBS NewsHour  – ‎Jun 20, 2014‎
A record number of children from Central America are crossing the Mexico-U.S. border unaccompanied by a parent. Many of them are fleeing drug violence at home, but here in the United States, they’re faced with a new set of challenges –- a border patrol …

Border agent laments Mexican gang members entering U.S.: ‘Why are we letting

Washington Times  – ‎Jun 16, 2014‎
Border Patrol officials are swamped by the number of minors crossing illegally into the United States and frustrated that they can’t turn away known Mexican gang members.

Border crossings fall as Iraq insurgents continue charge

USA TODAY  – ‎14 hours ago‎
As the battles intensify, Iran’s spiritual leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned against U.S. intervention, telling the Iran state news agency IRNA that “Iran believes that people and government as well as religious leaders of Iraq can end the

Detention centers overflow with kids crossing border

USA TODAY  – ‎Jun 12, 2014‎
SAN ANTONIO – Taxpayers are footing the bill for relocating what could be as many as 90,000 children this year from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras who are crossing the U.S. border without their parents. About 1,100 are being housed temporarily at …

Doctors Without Borders: W Africa Ebola outbreak causes record deaths, is ‘out 

U.S. News & World Report  – ‎Jun 20, 2014‎
FILE -In this file photo taken on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, people protest outside a hospital as Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf visit’s the area after Ebola death’s in Monrovia, Liberia.

Arrests of Illegals Crossing US-Mexico BorderDown 75% Since 2000

CNSNews.com  – ‎Jun 10, 2014‎
(CNSNews.com) — The number of unauthorized migrants apprehended by U.S. Border Patrol along the U.S. Southwest border has decreased by 74.7% since 2000, according to a Congressional Research Service (CRS) report.

Texas leaders order “surge” to secure border

Fort Worth Star Telegram  – ‎Jun 19, 2014‎
“What is needed are not more ‘boots on the ground’ or any other euphemisms for the militarization that both impacts border residents’ daily lives and is inadequate to deal with the specific issue at hand,” said state Sen. Jose Rodriguez, D-El Paso. The 

Biden Fails to Move Central American Leaders onBorder Crisis

PJ Media  – ‎Jun 21, 2014‎
The Obama administration sent Vice President Joe Biden to Guatemala City to talk with Central American leaders about the crisis of unaccompanied children who are flooding across the US border from Mexico. Instead of pledging support to rein in the 

Port Hueneme to house hundreds of minors who have crossed border

Los Angeles Times  – ‎Jun 12, 2014‎
Within 72 hours after the children are detained at the U.S. border, sometimes after traveling hundreds of miles, they essentially become wards of the U.S.

Texas assigns more agents to bordercontrol

USA TODAY  – ‎Jun 19, 2014‎
AUSTIN, – More state law enforcement agents are headed to Texas’s southern border to help stem a growing crisis as thousands of mostly Central Americanimmigrants cross over, overwhelming federal agents and shelters. Gov. Rick Perry and other Texas …

Cornyn: U.S. Should Help Mexico Seal Its Southern Border

Texas Tribune  – ‎Jun 11, 2014‎
In recent weeks, the Rio Grande Valley sector of the U.S. BorderPatrol has been overwhelmed by a surge of unaccompanied minors from Central America breaching the Texas-Mexico border.


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