An overload of immigrant families at the U.S. border with Mexico has led to calls for aid from the Obama administration and ignited conversation around immigration reform.


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Immigration Raids Target Hundreds in 'Sanctuary' Cities

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Human Smuggling Victim Was a DREAMer Raised in Virginia

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Texas Tragedy Puts Spotlight on Smuggling-by-Truck Cases

Driver in Human Smuggling Operation Charged, Could Face Death Penalty

Human Trafficking or Human Smuggling? Why the Two Crimes Aren't Interchangeable

Trump Floats Idea of a 'Solar' Border Wall — and Proposals Are Already on the Table

Pediatricians Speak Out Against President Trump's Immigration Orders

Trump Expected to Sign Order to Fund Border Wall: Administration Official

U.S. Border Patrol Agents Grapple With Sudden Surge of Central American Migrants

Illegal Immigration Is Changing. Border Security Is Still Catching Up

U.S. Expands Asylum Program for Central American Children

Detaining Immigrant Kids Hasn't Worked. U.S. Wants to Try Something New

Pope Francis to Donald Trump: Building Mexico Wall Is 'Not Christian'

Only Two States — California and Virginia — Say Guard Could House Immigrant Children

Surge in Children, Families at the U.S. Border May Be the 'New Normal'

More Than 10,000 Unaccompanied Minors Apprehended on U.S. Border in Last Two Months

Mass Migration of Muslims to U.S. Mostly a Mirage

Syrian Walaa Alrehawi Arrested at Texas Border, Charged With Misusing U.S. Passport

Judge: U.S. Violates Agreement in Detention of Immigrant Children

Drones Replace Boots on Ground at Mexico Border: AP Sources

Undeterred: Refugee Children Still Riding 'Death Train' to Reach U.S.

Sex Abuse Alleged at Immigrant Family Detention Center in Texas

Minors Fleeing Central America Face Shaky Transition to U.S. Schools

Does Obama's Choice to Fight for a Democratic Senate Hurt Latinos?

Obama to Delay Immigration Action Until After November Elections

Mexico to Use Satellites to Track Migrants' 'La Bestia' Trains

Civil Rights Coalition Sues Over Immigrants' Access to Lawyers

Immigrant Families Released To Slum Shelter in Santee, CA

The Maritime Border: More Haitians and Cubans Risk Their Lives at Sea

Flow of Immigrant Children Across Border Slows

Suspects in Border Patrol Murder Are Undocumented Immigrants

Biden on Border Crisis: 'These are our kids'

Immigrants Contributed Over $182 Billion to Medicare: Report

Government Closing Border Children Emergency Shelters

Mexican Children Nabbed Crossing Border Try Again and Again

'They Are Children' Campaign Sends Border Kids Positive Messages

House Passes Border Bill, Obama Says He'll Go It Alone

Why Are Children Fleeing Central America?

GOP Bill Would Keep Obama From Expanding DACA

Dallas Drops Plan to House Undocumented Kids as Demand Slows

House Postpones Recess After GOP Revolt Nixes Border Vote

New Detention Facility Opened for Immigrant Families With Kids

Latino Groups Urge 'No' Votes on House Border Bill

Vulnerable Senators Vote Against Border Bill

Senate Border Bill Advances

Miami Non-Profits Work Overtime to Reunite Border Kids, Parents

Border Children Become Political Fodder in New England

House Hopeful of Passing Modest Border Bill

American-Grown Gangs Fuel Immigration Crisis From Central America

Obama Calls for Central American Leaders to Help Combat Border Crisis

House GOP Hopeful of Passing Slimmed Down Border Bill

Could Migrant Children Get Refugee Status? 6 Things to Know

What U.S., Central America Have to Tackle to Stem Border Crisis

Flood of Immigrant Families at Border Revives Dormant Detention Program

When Migrant Children Were Detained Among Adults, Strip Searched

7-Year-Old Aimee Reunited with Mom After Grueling Trek to U.S. Border

Boehner Prods Obama on 2008 Migrants Law

FBI: Fraudulent Schemes Seek Money From Border Kids' Families


Border Patrol Detains Migrants Crossing Rio Grande

House GOP Group Unveils Border Recommendations

DHS Chief Jeh Johnson: Border Response Working, Needs More Money

Groups: League City Ban On Border Kids Violates Civil Rights

Kids 12 And Under Fastest Growing Group Crossing Border

Texas Gov. Rick Perry To Send National Guard Troops To Border

Fewer Children Being Apprehended At Border

Border Talk: Presidents to Discuss Stemming Immigrant Surge

Latino Groups Partner To Assist Border Children

In Texas, a Look at the Border Children Crisis by the Numbers

Kay Granger: Border Crisis Ideas Won't Include DACA Changes

Boehner Less Optimistic on Border Crisis Bill

Poll: Americans Favor Speeding Up Handling of Border Crisis

'Las Patronas:' Mexican Women Help Border Kids Reach U.S.

Bus Blunder: Arizona GOP Member Mistakes Campers For Migrant Children

Roybal-Allard Focuses Attention on Girls Arriving on Border

Eye to Eye: Obama, Hispanic Caucus To Meet On Border Crisis

Cartels, Smugglers at Work: A Night on the U.S.-Mexico Border

Virginia Local Politicians Want Undocumented Children Out

Feds Deny Plans to Send Immigrant Kids to Arizona Camp in Oracle

Immigration Activist Jose Antonio Vargas Released in Texas

Supporters, Foes Gather to Greet Undocumented Immigrant Kids

Arizona Residents Protest Arrival of Undocumented Immigrant Children

Boehner: Border Bill Coming 'By the End of This Week'

Border Crisis: When Has the U.S. Provided Refuge for Kids in the Past?

Pope Says Children at U.S. Border Must Be 'Welcomed and Protected'

Protests to Greet Undocumented Immigrants' Arrival at Arizona Camp

Las Vegas to Halt Detention of Undocumented Immigrants

Undocumented Women, Children Deported to Honduras

Texas Lawmakers Announce bill to Expedite Removal of Kids at Border

Fate for Most Kids Who Cross the Border? Staying in the U.S.

Eyes in the Sky: Are Pricey Border Patrol Drones Worth the Money?

Does Keeping Undocumented Children in U.S. Put More Kids in Danger?

Border Crisis Slowing in Texas Without Guarantee Decline Will Last

Billionaires: Congress Shortchanges America on Immigration


Deported: U.S. Sends 126 Migrants Back to Guatemala

Desperate Journey: Coyotes Rule Migrants' Guatemalan Waystation

DHS Head: Funds an 'Absolute Necessity' to Address Border Crisis

Book Drive Seeks To Give Immigrant Kids Chance To 'Daydream'