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Kansas City InfoZine
Lawmakers Call for More Transparency in Port-of-entry Funding
By Anna Giles - Texas needs more funding for its ports of entry. So does Michigan.
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Sun Jul 20, 2014
El Paso Times
Border Patrol agent El Paso
File photo: A Border Patrol agent keeps watch over the border near downtown El Paso.
Real Clear Politics
Why the Kids Are Coming to the Border
In fiscal years 2000 through 2011, fewer than 4,000 "unaccompanied alien children" from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras were apprehended at the border each year.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Governor Says Immigrant Children Could Have Measles, But That Claim's Been Disputed
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett gave an interview to KDKA NewsRadio in Pittsburgh on Friday and reignited the suggestion that immigrant children crossing the Mexican border into the U.S. carry diseases with them.
Ted Cruz To Visit Mexican Border With Glenn Beck
Sen. Ted Cruz will visit the Customs and Border Protection facility in McAllen, Texas, on Saturday.
El Paso Times
Acting Veteran Affairs secretary: El Paso VA to get $5.2 million
Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs Sloan Gibson talked about improving access to healthcare for veterans at the El Paso VA Health Care System Friday.
VA Chief Promises Reform During Texas Visit
Acting U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson met Friday with VA medical center officials in El Paso and vowed to improve veterans' access to health care.
Democrats Are Positive The Border is Secure
Democrats from the White House, U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have repeated that chorus over the years, but the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border has seen more than 50,000 children caught crossing it just since October.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
The Humane Act- An Answer to the Humanitarian Crisis at the Border?
The newest solution to the border crisis is The Humane Act sponsored by Republican Senator John Cornyn, and Democrat Representative Henry Cuellar.
Lexington: The politics of the border crisis
EFFORTS to craft sensible immigration policies for America have long felt like pushing a boulder up a hill.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
El Paso Times
The top official with the scandal-plagued Department of Veterans Affairs will visit El Paso on Friday, the agency announced Wednesday.
Texas Democrats Divided Over Border Crisis Bill
Proposed legislation to address the surge of unaccompanied Central American children crossing into the U.S. is dividing Texas' border lawmakers.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
The consensus has formed: President Obama should have visited the border to take a firsthand look at the influx of Central American migrants.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Democrats continue to pile on Obama for skipping the border
Yet more Democrats are piling on President Barack Obama for skipping a visit to the U.S.-Mexico border during his recent trip to Texas.
Michael Barone: Political fallout from underage illegals may spread...
The national media may get tired of stories about young illegals crossing the border in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Political fallout from underage illegals may spread far from the Rio Grande Valley
The flood of underage--and many not-so-underage--illegal immigrants from the Central American countries of Guatemala , Honduras and El Salvador crested in the Rio Grande Valley, but now the waters are being diverted and channeled to other parts of the United States.
St. Petersburg Times
PunditFact: Fact-checking the July 13 news shows
Politicians and pundits tried to find someone to blame Sunday for the influx of thousands of Central American children at the southern border of the United States, with Republicans singling out President Barack Obama for sending a "message" that America wouldn't enforce its immigration laws.
Aaron Schock: Nothing In Senate's Immigration Bill Could Have Prevented Crisis
Even if House were to pass the Senate's immigration bill, there is nothing there that could have stopped the thousands of young immigrants streaming across the nation's southern border, according to Illinois Republican Rep. Aaron Schock.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
The Washington Post
Border crisis may turn the table for Democrats
Republicans and even some Democrats have accused President Obama of being insufficiently engaged in the border crisis.
The Wall Street Journal
Sunday Talk Preview: Mideast Violence, Border Crisis
The latest on the Israeli-Palestinian hostilities and the growing immigrant crisis along the U.S. border are expected to be discussed on this Sunday's news shows.