Tag Archives: Homeland Security Department

Report shows big increase in people seeking asylum on border

Hundreds of thousands of people have sought asylum along the U.S.-Mexico border in the last two years, a dramatic increase that shows how migrants have changed from mostly Mexican men trying to evade capture to more Central American families who often turn themselves in, a report for the federal government shows.

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Congress no closer to funding Homeland Security Department as another shutdown deadline looms

The widespread disagreement in Congress over President Obama’s unilateral actions on immigration that nearly resulted in a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department resumes Monday — with Democrats, Republicans, senators and congressmen all pointing fingers.

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Feds arrests illegal immigrant Senate intern for Menendez

New Jersey Dem Senator Robert Menendez employed as an unpaid intern an illegal immigrant who was a registered sex offender, now under arrest by immigration authorities, according to the Associated Press.

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