The U.S. Immigration System May Have Reached a Breaking Point

For years, there have been warnings that America’s immigration system was going to fail. That time may be now. Migrants in Matamoros, Mexico, line up for food donations last week as they waited to cross into Brownsville, Tex.CreditCreditIlana Panich-Linsman for … Read More

Rhetoric won’t fix border crisis

Mounted Border Patrol agents ride along a newly fortified border wall structure on Oct. 26, 2018, in Calexico, Calif. President Donald Trump is visiting Calexico on Friday, April 5, 2019, to tour the recently-built portion of the border fence that … Read More

Democrats, not Mexico, are driving the border crisis

Vehicles from Mexico and the U.S. approach a border crossing in El Paso, Texas, Monday, April 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio) Cedar Attanasio When historians look back to this era, they will wonder why we insisted on outsourcing our border … Read More

Texas Senate declares migrant surge an emergency

Republican state senators passed a resolution that would declare a crisis at the Texas-Mexico border and request Congress to fully fund border security measures. Democratic senators say they never saw the measure until it hit the floor. State Sen. Paul … Read More

Trump threatens to shut Mexico border, again

President Donald Trump has threatened again to close the Mexican border because of what he calls an illegal immigration crisis  Photo: AFP WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday again threatened to seal the U.S.-Mexican border, claiming in a tweet that America’s … Read More

‘You Can See the Photos,’ This Is a Crisis: Pavlich on CBP Warning of ‘Breaking Point’ at Border

Katie Pavlich said photos of hundreds of migrants being held under a bridge in El Paso, Texas, underscore the humanitarian crisis at the southern border. The Washington Post reported that U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials set up an improvised holding pen in a … Read More

Trump border emergency survives as House veto override fails

President Donald Trump accompanied by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky, left, arrives for a Senate Republican policy lunch on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday.  Photo: AP WASHINGTON The Democratic-led House failed Tuesday to override President Donald Trump’s first veto, … Read More

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