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Yesterday | Connecticut Post

Cruz: Troops need arrest powers

Three days after Gov. Rick Perry announced the mobilization of Texas National Guard troops at the Mexican border, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz unveiled legislation Thursday that would give them the federal arrest powers needed to stop illegal immigrants.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Senator Ted Cruz, Henry Cuellar, US Senate, John Cornyn, Democrat

Thursday | Texas Tribune

Cuellar: "Failure is Not an Option" on Border Crisis

US Congressman Henry Cuellar speaks with Rep. Doug Miller R-New Braunfels, during a visit to the Texas Capitol on February 19th, 2013.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Kay Granger, US Senate, John Cornyn, New Braunfels, TX, Representative Pete Gallego

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Lucianne.com

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Border apprehensions reportedly decreased last week, but there aren't any indications that the tide of Central Americans pouring across the border has ebbed.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories,

Lucianne.com

Train wrecks derail immigrants

Border apprehensions reportedly decreased last week, but there aren't any indications that the tide of Central Americans pouring across the border has ebbed.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Fri Jul 11, 2014

TheDailyBeast.com

Mentally Ill Obama Caused Border Crisis?

A Republican running for Congress in Texas has diagnosed the president with a disease where parents make their children sick on purpose.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas, Life, Veteran Affairs

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Post and Courier

GOP not alone on border

President Barack Obama habitually brands his critics as obstructionist Republicans.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas Government, Texas

MyHighPlains.com

Texas Democrats Say GOP Stalling Aided Immigrant Influx

Border Democrats are pushing back against GOP colleagues in the U.S. House who have said current White House policies are responsible for the swell of Central American migrants breaching the Texas border.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Michael McCaul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Pete Gallego, Democrat, Lamar Smith

The Columbus Dispatch

Obama skips - photo op' at border

President Barack Obama forcefully defended his decision not to visit the Texas border with Mexico to view a burgeoning humanitarian crisis, saying yesterday that he's "not interested in photo ops" and challenging Congress to give him new authority to respond to the situation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas, Texas Government, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Barack Obama

Wed Jul 09, 2014

CBS News

Obama resists calls to visit border during Texas trip

President Obama's two-day trip to Texas this week was scheduled for two purposes: so the president could talk to Texans about the economy and to attend Democratic fundraisers.

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Related Topix: Eddie Bernice Johnson, US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ruben Hinojosa, Texas Government, Texas

Mother Jones

"M nchausen syndrome by proxy" - it's not just for parents anymore.

Iraq War vet Larry Smith is the Republican nominee to take on Rep. Filemon Vela in November.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Blake Farenthold, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas, Barack Obama, Family, Kids

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Hill

'Borderlands deserve a presidential visit'

One of the leading liberal Democrats in the House is urging President Obama to visit the U.S.-Mexico border to survey the humanitarian crisis there.

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Related Topix: US News, 2K Games, Gearbox Software, Video Games, Borderlands, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Raul Grijalva, Democrat, Henry Cuellar, Ruben Hinojosa

News Max

Rep. Cuellar: Obama Risks 'Katrina Moment' by Not Visiting Border

Rep. Henry Cuellar, a Texas Democrat, warns that President Barack Obama could be facing his own "Katrina moment" if he refuses to visit the border facilities housing Central American children.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eddie Bernice Johnson, Ruben Hinojosa

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Times

Texas Gov. Rick Perry to feds: Send immigrant children home

McALLEN, Texas - Gov. Rick Perry told a U.S. House field hearing Thursday that President Obama should deploy the National Guard to secure the Texas border and should send thousands of undocumented child immigrants back to their home country.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Michael McCaul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sheila Jackson-Lee, Texas Government, Texas, Prison

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Hill

Dems invite Obama to visit US-Mexico border

Two Democratic congressmen on Tuesday invited President Obama to visit the Texas-Mexico border to see the humanitarian crisis caused by a massive influx of young immigrants.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Ruben Hinojosa, Democrat, US News

American Thinker

Nancy Pelosi,'Crisis Opportunist' Spokesperson

When the former speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said that the concocted crisis on the border in Texas, which she described as a "community with a border going through it," should be viewed as an "opportunity," she publicly confirmed the suspicion that Democrats are indeed 'crisis opportunists.'

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Brownsville, TX

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Big News Network.com

Horsford calls sight of young immigrants heartbreaking

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Steven Horsford, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ruben Hinojosa

Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Conditions for young, detained immigrants are humanitarian crisis, Horsford says

The squalid conditions for thousands of unaccompanied youth immigrants being held at the U.S.-Mexico border is an international humanitarian crisis, said Rep. Steven Horsford, D-Nev.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Representative Steven Horsford, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Harry Reid, US Senate, Ruben Hinojosa, Nancy Pelosi

WALB-TV Albany

Pelosi holds little hope for immigration reform

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Saturday during a visit to the U.S.-Mexico border that she holds little hope that Congress will pass comprehensive immigration reform this year.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Henry Cuellar, Barack Obama

Fri Jun 27, 2014

KVII-TV Amarillo

LIVE: Texas Congressmen news conference regarding immigration crisis

Congressman Ruben Hinojosa will be joined by Congressman Filemon Vela , a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, and Bennie G. Thompson , Ranking Member of the House Homeland Security Committee, for a tour of McAllen Border Patrol detention facilities and briefing from Border Patrol agents regarding unaccompanied children at 9 a.m. June ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Ruben Hinojosa, Democrat, Bennie Thompson, McAllen, TX

The Hill

Dems to Obama: Forget GOP on immigration, stop deportations now

The president has delayed any executive action on the issue to allow House Speaker John Boehner more time and political space to move immigration reform legislation this summer.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jerrold Nadler, Charles Schumer, US Senate

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