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Elise Foley

Raul Grijalva Cancels Visit To Border Facility Children After U.S. Rebuffs Clergy

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Raúl Grijalva's (D-Ariz.) visit on Monday to a facility holding hundreds of unaccompanied minors near the U.S.-Mexico border was d...

New Photos Depict Horrific Conditions At Border Detention Center

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics

New photos released by Rep. Henry Cuellar's (D-Texas) office depict the unsanitary and cramped living conditions that undocumented immigrants, many of...

Elise Foley

Bipartisan Duo Hopes House Can At Least Agree To Stop Border Patrol Abuses

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Comprehensive immigration reform efforts haven't been successful in the House, but two members are hoping they can address at least one ...

Homeland Security Reviewing Use Of Controversial Force Policies

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — New Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is reviewing the department's use of force policies, a Homeland Security official said...

Customs And Border Protection Gets New Leader

AP | Posted 03.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A government agency responsible for securing the border and facilitating trade and travel is getting a new acting commissioner. Customs...

Elise Foley

Immigration Enforcement Costlier Than FBI, Drug Enforcement, Guns Combined

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The United States spends more money on immigration enforcement -- nearly $18 billion in the 2012 fiscal year -- than on its other law en...

Elise Foley

House Republicans Make Puzzling Accusation

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House Judiciary Committee unleashed its latest attack Friday on the Obama administration for its immigration enforcement: a claim th...

Border Patrol Gets First New Strategy In 8 Years

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 07.08.2012 | Latino Voices

SAN DIEGO — With border crossings at a 40-year low, the U.S. Border Patrol announced a new strategy Tuesday that targets repeat crossers and tri...

Elise Foley

Immigrants Near U.S.-Canada Border Fear Racial Profiling

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigrants and minorities who live near the U.S. northern border are fearful of Customs and Border Protection agents, accusing them of r...

Andrea Stone

No Questions Asked, Or How I Became A 'Trusted Traveler'

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

Last week, just days after this story was posted and after informing the chief spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security that the name on my G...

Former Obama Immigration Official Roxana Bacon Blasts White House

Andrew Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Becker

With uncommon candor for a once-public official, Bacon says the administration has shied away from vision and practical leadership on immigration, because of indifference and timidity, respectively.

Feds Seize $1.2M Of Chinese Knockoff Electronics At O'Hare

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Federal agents at O'Hare Airport intercepted 25 cartons of counterfeit electronics coming in from China and bound for Florida. An estimated $1.2 milli...

Muslims Disproportionate Victims of Flawed Terrorist Watch List

Parvez Ahmed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Parvez Ahmed

It is time for America to reclaim its true legal tradition of judging a person by their actions, not on the basis of their color, practices of their faith or on the basis of their names.