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"Children Do Not Migrate—They Flee": Striking Photos From Poverty-Ravaged Guatemala

A bus in Los Duraznales, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. Quetzaltenango has one of the highest levels of child migration in the country.Katie Orlinsky for …

Biden on Migrant Children: "These Are Our Kids"

"These are not somebody else's kids. These are our kids."<p>On Wednesday, Vice President <b>Joe Biden</b> took a moment to address one of the biggest issues on everyone's minds: The <b>unaccompanied migrant children</b>.<p>According to <i>Fox News Latino</i>, Biden said that determining a solution when it comes to the migrant …

A day in S.F. court with undocumented kids flooding the system

From babies to teenagers, Latin American migrants begin long legal odyssey<p>The two teenage boys, Marlon and Jose, sat in the San Francisco courtroom with their hands in their laps, their hair combed and their button-up plaid shirts a little wrinkled.<p>The cousins said they were scared and nervous. …

Immigration

Justice Brennan, “Undocumented Children,” and “Illegal Aliens”

A friend recently posed this question: “If you had to recommend one book for a first-time visitor to the U.S. to read, to understand our country, …

Immigration

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Prepare for rising migration driven by climate change, governments told

Governments should plan for increased relocations for millions of people likely to be displaced by natural disasters and extreme weather linked to global warming, scientists warn<p>Governments need to plan better for rising migration driven by climate change, experts said on Thursday, citing evidence …

Climate Change

Who Really Crosses the U.S.-Mexico Border?

The total number of unauthorized immigrants apprehended is on the rise, but they're no longer coming from America's nearest neighbor.<p>For the first time in more than 60 years, more non-Mexicans than Mexicans were apprehended by U.S. Border Patrol at checkpoints in 2014, according to an analysis by …

U.S. Pushes to Recruit Women as Border Agents

Trend Follows Surge of Women and Children Entering the Country Illegally<p>By<p>Miriam Jordan<p>Miriam Jordan<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@mirjordan<p>Miriam.Jordan@wsj.com<p>The U.S. government is, for the first time, trying specifically to recruit women as U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents.<p>The …

Immigration

Can A Super Bowl Soft Drink Ad Move Congress? Coke Bets On Immigration

Immigration reform is a cause with a long history, and deep and committed organizations and networks on all sides of the issue. But as the political forces continue to inch toward a comprehensive legislative package that may eventually welcome millions of new Americans out of the shadows, one …

Minuteman Project ready to return to border amid wave of illegal immigration

The Minuteman Project -- the controversial civilian patrol that came to prominence a decade ago -- is riding out of retirement in a bid to help tackle the illegal immigration crisis at the Mexico border.<p>The group, which patrolled parts of the 2,000-mile border from 2005-2010, acting as unarmed and …

Boehner defends House GOP immigration lawsuit

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday confirmed House Republicans are filing a lawsuit against Obama's executive action delaying deportations for millions of immigrants here illegally.<p>"The President's overreach when he took executive action to deal with the immigration problems …

Republicans

Obama wants border agents helping undocumented immigrants

WASHINGTON — US border agents are getting an unfamiliar directive from the Obama administration: Roll out the welcome mat for undocumented immigrants.<p>…

Immigration

New York City's Undocumented Immigrants Will Get Municipal IDs, Says Mayor De Blasio

New York City's undocumented immigrants will soon be able to obtain municipal ID cards, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday.<p>"We will protect the almost half-million undocumented New Yorkers, whose voices too often go unheard," the mayor said during his first State of the City speech. "We will …

Beast Bus rolls into Arizona

PHOENIX – It was hard to miss Ben Seher's bus as it sat outside of the Seahawks team hotel in Phoenix.<p>Big letters spell out "THE BEAST" on the side …