Child Immigration Crisis News
Children Don't Migrate, They Flee
ABC News' Serena Marshall talks to the photographers behind the new exhibit at the Russell Senate Office Building which depicts the harrowing journey of thousands of unaccompanied children fleeing violence in Central America to come to the U.S.
Refugees Cross Rio Grande in Hopes of Being Caught
Border Patrol struggles to round up the flood of people trying to escape violence in Central America.
What Immigration Bill Failure Will Mean on the Southern Border
Congress might be on the eve of vacation but on the Rio Grande Valley, near the US-Mexico border, it was just another wild work day for the Border Patrol. By the time vacations end — 38 days from now — an additional 5,700 unaccompanied minors...
‘This Week’ Transcript: Sen. John Cornyn and Rep. Henry Cuellar
Below is the rush transcript of "This Week" on July 27th, 2014. It may contain errors. (BEGIN VIDEOTAPE) ANNOUNCER: On ABC's This Week. Breaking news, the U.S. embassy in Libya evacuated, fighter jets escorting American convoys, including the ambassador, to safety. A last ditch effort to avoid
President Obama Urges Congress to Pass Immigration Bills
Emerging from a meeting on the border crisis with one of his harshest critics, President Obama said he and Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas, don’t have a major disagreement about how to handle the problem, the challenge is Congress. "There's nothing the governor indicated that he'd like to see that I have
Why Today's Obama-Rick Perry Meeting Will Be Awkward
Amid a growing humanitarian crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border, where a surge of unaccompanied minors from Central America have attempted to cross into the country illegally, President Obama flies to Texas today. Despite mounting political pressure, the president has no plans to visit the border...
Border Patrol Struggles to Shelter Immigrants as California Town Fights Back
In the dead of night, a Border Patrol bus tried once again today to find safe harbor for 140 Central American immigrants. Fresh from their illegal crossing into Texas, mothers and children aboard three buses were turned away in Murrieta, California, as protesters blocked the...
Analysis: What's the Real Reason Behind Central American Immigrant Wave? U.S. Law
Between the waves of unaccompanied children, more than 52,000 of them so far this year, coming across the border with Mexico and the sharp increase in the number of mothers from Central America carrying their children across, there has been a massive influx of undocumented...
Obama Warns Central Americans: ‘Do Not Send Your Children To The Borders’
President Obama says tens of thousands of Central American children flooding into the U.S. along the southern border have created a “humanitarian crisis,” and he appealed directly to parents to stop sending kids north. “Our message absolutely is don't send your children unaccompanied, on trains or
DHS Chief Blames 'Horrible' Conditions for Child Immigrant Spike, Not Deferred Action
Deferring action against undocumented immigrants who arrive in the United States as children is not to blame for the mass migration of unaccompanied minors to the U.S. Southwest border, but rather the conditions in their homeland, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said today....