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Boehner: 'We've Got A President That's AWOL' On The Border Crisis

WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — House Speaker John Boehner says that President Barack Obama has been AWOL on the border crisis.

During a press conference, Boehner accused the president and his administration flip-flopping of whether to change a 2008 anti-trafficking law to make it easier to return the Central American immigrant children back home. 531 more words


Obama: Planning on Doing What He Said He Couldn't Do

When even Politico calls something Obama does a “flip-flop,” you know something’s up:

President Barack Obama insisted for years that he had absolutely no legal authority — none whatsoever, zero, zilch — to slow deportations on a broad scale.

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Northwest Received Few Children From Border Surge

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal officials say a relatively small number of the unaccompanied immigrant children who have been flooding into the United States from Central America have been sent to Oregon, Washington state and Idaho over the past six months. 318 more words


Obama Weighing Refugee Status for Honduran Child Migrants

The Obama administration is considering granting refugee status to young Hondurans as part of a plan stem the tide of unaccompanied Central American child migrants flooding illegally across the U.S.-Mexico border, White House officials reportedly said Thursday. 233 more words

CRS -- Unlawfully Present Aliens, Higher Education, In-State Tuition, and Financial Aid: Legal Analysis

Unlawfully Present Aliens, Higher Education, In-State Tuition, and Financial Aid: Legal Analysis (PDF)
Source: Congressional Research Service (via Federation of American Scientists)

The existence of a sizable population of “DREAMers” in the United States has prompted questions about unlawfully present aliens’ eligibility for admission to public institutions of higher education, in-state tuition, and financial aid.

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Social And Cultural Issues

Honduran special forces are struggling to keep children from fleeing to the US

CORINTO, Honduras — Clad in flak jackets and bearing automatic rifles and side arms, elite forces are scouring the ragged countryside that straddles this border between Honduras and Guatemala. 937 more words


Important domestic violence case for refugees

The challenge was by a post-flight spouse of a refugee who was accepted to have been a victim of domestic violence and sought access to public funds through the Destitute Domestic Violence Concession (DDVC) (incorporated in Section DVILR of Appendix FM). 230 more words