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  • August 31, 2016

    Hours after traveling to Mexico and meeting with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, Donald Trump is expected to deliver a campaign speech on his immigration platform at a rally in Arizona. Watch the speech live here. Continue reading

  • June 29, 2014

    President Barack Obama will seek more than $2 billion to respond to the flood of immigrants illegally entering the U.S. through the Rio Grande Valley area of Texas and ask for new powers to deal with returning immigrant children apprehended while traveling without their parents. Continue reading

  • June 13, 2014

    WASHINGTON — The surge in immigrant children caught crossing the southern border in Texas that has dominated headlines and risks becoming a political crisis for President Barack Obama and Congress includes a new threat facing Border Patrol agents: reporters.

    An assistant chief patrol agent, Eligio “Lee” Pena, warned more than 3,000 Border Patrol agents that journalists looking for information about what Obama has described as a humanitarian crisis are likely to ask for information and “may try to disguise themselves.” The email, obtained by The Associated Press, said agents should not speak to reporters, on or off duty, without advanced permission and warned that anyone who does could be charged with a crime or disciplined administratively. Continue reading