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Inhofe: Obama invited border kids

Sen. Jim Inhofe on Thursday blamed President Barack Obama for the border crisis, saying that the large numbers of undocumented children along the U.S.-Mexico border came “at the invitation of the president.”<p>The Oklahoma Republican — who said on MSNBC that he speaks Spanish “reasonably well” — told …

Flood of Immigrant Families at Border Revives Dormant Detention Program

A flood of families crossing the southwestern U.S. border illegally is prompting the Obama administration to revive a much-criticized detention program that previously led to children and their parents being held for extended periods of time in harsh prison-like conditions.<p>Figures released last …

Obama Eyes Major Immigration Move

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California attorney general asks lawyers to help immigrant children

SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - California’s attorney general has personally asked several major law firms to provide pro bono services to unaccompanied immigrant children flooding the U.S. border with Mexico, a signal that California views the growing crisis as a humanitarian issue.<p>Attorney General …

Report: 117% increase in children 12 and younger crossing border alone

Not only have more unaccompanied children illegally crossed the southern border this year — more than twice last year's total — but they are crossing at much younger ages, according to a study released this week.<p>There has been a 117% increase in apprehensions among unaccompanied children ages 12 …

Undocumented Immigrants at the Texas Border

House GOP moves on border plan

House Republicans will try to pass a bill addressing the border crisis next week with a pared-back price tag of less than $1 billion, according to multiple sources.<p>The mood in a Friday morning closed-door GOP meeting was mostly positive, and much of the strident opposition from conservatives that …

Obama: Most kids to be sent home

President Barack Obama indicated Friday that many of the tens of thousands of children who have crossed the Texas border will eventually be sent back home.<p>“Children who do not have proper claims…will at some point be subject to repatriation to their home countries,” Obama said following a meeting …

House GOP’s border conundrum: Will new leadership be able to pass a bill?

<b>Steve Scalise, Kevin McCarthy (AP/Manuel Balce Ceneta/J. Scott Applewhite)</b><p>New majority leader Kevin McCarthy and whip Steve Scalise are wrangling votes for a border bill. It won’t be easy<p>Jim Newell<p>July 25, 2014 12:35pm (UTC)<p>There's no question that the luckiest Republican in Washington right now is …

White House aide says Republicans might impeach Obama over immigration

President Obama will propose broad-ranging executive action on immigration reform later this summer that could provoke Republicans into trying to impeach him, a senior White House official said Friday.<p>While details of the immigration plan are still being worked on, it will mark "an important step …

Did Immigration Sink Another Republican Candidate?

Attacks on "amnesty" may have contributed to Jack Kingston's defeat in the Georgia primary. That's bad for immigration reform—and bad for the GOP.<p>The political world was mildly surprised on Tuesday, when David Perdue—a billionaire former CEO and cousin of a former governor who has never held …

Women's and Immigrant's Rights, Hand in Hand

<i>Beverly Upton, head of the SF Domestic Violence Consortium, addressing a large crowd</i><p>Beverly Upton, head of the San Francisco Domestic Violence Consortium, addressed a crowd from the steps of City Hall in San Francisco. She was flanked by advocates from queer and transgender groups, but mostly by …

Chicago's Emanuel wants city to house 1,000 more young illegal immigrants, report says

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a former Obama administration chief of staff, wants to expand the city’s efforts to house young illegal immigrants from Central America, reportedly proposing to shelter an additional 1,000 of them by year's end.<p>"The influx of unaccompanied child migrants is a growing …

House Republicans Still Hashing Out Details Of Border Crisis Plan

WASHINGTON -- With only a week to go before the August recess, House Republicans have yet to coalesce around the specifics of a bill to address the border crisis, but likely will approve less than a third of the funding the president requested.<p>Members said after meeting on Friday that they hope to …

GOP lawmakers fight plan to bring more illegal immigrant children to military bases

Republican lawmakers are challenging the Obama administration over a newly announced plan to expand the use of U.S. military bases to house illegal immigrant children, warning that it will put a strain on troops and threaten military readiness.<p>The Pentagon confirmed this week that Defense Secretary …

Obama Will Take 'Very Significant' Executive Action On Immigration Crisis

"The president acting on immigration reform will certainly up the likelihood that [Republicans] would contemplate impeachment at some point," said Mr. Pfeiffer, who has been at the Obama White House since its inception.<p>A lot of people in Washington laughed off Sarah Palin's call to impeach the …

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The 4 Rules of Cast-Iron Cooking

Harness the power of the ultimate piece of kitchen hardware<p>The more you cook, the more you realize that the best kitchen tools are often the simplest. One sharp chef’s knife is far more valuable than a 62-piece knife set. One big stainless-steel bowl will do more for you than the latest plastic …