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Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Americans are wary of granting refugee status to children crossing the U.S. border to flee strife-torn countries in Central America, …

Suit seeks lawyers for child migrants

Immigrant rights attorneys on the West Coast are seeking a preliminary injunction to block the Justice Department from expediting the deportation of children fleeing Central America without first ensuring they have legal counsel.<p>Filed late Thursday night in federal court in Seattle, the papers …

Rick Perry says youths crossing the border is a 'side issue'

As migrant children continue to cross the border into the United States, dominating the immigration debate this summer, Texas Gov. Rick Perry says that's a sideshow and maintains that the real issue at the border is the wave of criminals who have crossed over it.<p>Sen. John Thune, R-South Dakota, …

US immigration scheme totters as migrant crisis worsens

The fight over immigration has centered recently on one group: tens of thousands of unaccompanied children crossing the US border with Mexico.<p>When House Republicans passed a $694m border security bill last week , it was accompanied by another bill that would essentially end a program designed to …