Along the US-Mexico border, protesters on both sides of the immigration issue continue to face off as busloads of Central American migrants who have entered the US illegally are taken to crowded detention centers.
'Unaccompanied minors' detained at the border total 47,000 since October – up from 13,000 in all of fiscal 2012. They are swamping US ability to cope, so the FEMA director has been called in. But that's just a short-term solution.
Hillary Clinton is taking a break from her book tour and speaking schedule. But she’ll be back at it in the fall, very aware that her lead over all potential Republican presidential rivals may be slipping.
Advocates for immigrants this week filed at least 100 complaints alleging mistreatment of migrant children by border agents. DHS chief says an investigation will ensue, as border patrol commissioner defends agents.
An overwhelmed US immigration system is trying to figure out the exact legal status of thousands of immigrant children rushing the US border. In one of the most politicized asylum systems in the Western world, that won’t be easy.