American Outrage over Central American Invasion Mounting

I’ve been reporting on immigration for nearly three decades. Last week had more breaking news, much...

Joe Guzzardi

Change is Coming to America – Every Day Across our Porous Borders

Upon being elected President of the United States, Barack Obama delivered a speech in which he said...

Michael W. Cutler

New House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy Promises to Reunite Families

As Americans express their outrage about the unaccompanied (but really accompanied) minors (but...

Joe Guzzardi

Growth Fueling Pessimism and Sentiment to Break Up California

California is not exempt from the pessimism about politics, and anxiety about the future, that has...

Nick Gailey

CAPS Position on Health Care Coverage

CAPS firmly believes that working Americans are entitled to health insurance coverage for contraception.  A case now before the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether private corporations can obtain an exemption from the Contraceptive Mandate of the Affordable Care Act. While we support everyone's right to their own beliefs, we do not believe that employers should be able to deprive their employees of health care coverage for birth control.

Violent transnational gangs 'recruiting unaccompanied minors at Border Security facilities'

Daily Mail Reporter and Associated Press
July 27, 2014
The Daily Mail

Members of some of the United States' most notorious street gangs have infiltrated shelters housing illegal immigrant minors from Central America and are recruiting them, say Homeland Security sources.

Border crisis: Central American leaders convening at White House

Associated Press
July 25, 2014
FOX News

WASHINGTON –  President Barack Obama is summoning Central American leaders to the White House to discuss the influx of young immigrants from their countries to the U.S., hoping to show presidential action even as Congress remains deeply split over proposals to stem the crisis on the border.

Pew Research Report: Nearly 90% of Illegal Immigrant 'Children' Are Teenagers

Tony Lee
July 22, 2014
Breitbart

Nearly all of the illegal immigrant children who have been apprehended along the U.S.-Mexico border in the last two years have been teenagers. 

Senate immigration bill would provide enough green cards to admit every single person in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador...

Pete Kasperowicz
July 21, 2014
The Blaze

An analysis of President Barack Obama’s huge budget request for the border shows that it would only spend $25 million for the rest of the current fiscal year, which Senate Budget Committee ranking member Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) said means Congress should be in no rush to pass it.

Where is the Obama administration housing the immigrant kids?

Josh Hicks
July 22, 2014
The Washington Post

Federal agencies ranging from the the Department of Health and Human Services to the Pentagon are working to address a surge of unaccompanied immigrant children at the U.S-Mexico border, a problem that President Obama last month described as an “urgent humanitarian situation.”

White House Hid Huge Spike Of Families Crossing Border

Neil Munro
July 18, 2014
The Daily Caller

New data shows the White House has painted a false picture of the Central American migration by hiding a huge spike in “family units” who are illegally crossing the Texas border.

The data, which was dumped by the U.S. border patrol late Friday afternoon, shows that inflow of youths and children traveling without parents has doubled since 2013, to 57,525 in the nine months up to July 2014.

Drought buster patrols the streets of Los Angeles

Dana Bartholomew
July 16, 2014
Los Angeles Daily News

A day after state water regulators voted to get tougher on water restrictions, the Los Angeles water police Wednesday were out in force — with a full-time water cop of one.

But until he gets three more water enforcement deputies next month, Rick Silva has the herculean task of patrolling 500 square miles of illegally watered lawns, driveways and restaurant water glasses by himself.

Exclusive: Feds Struggling to Cope With Medical ‘Breakdown’ at the Border

Jim Avila
July 17, 2014
ABC News

The federal government is so overwhelmed by the current tide of migrants crossing the border it can’t provide basic medical screening to all of the children before transporting them – often by air – to longer-term holding facilities across the country, ABC News has learned.

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