Border Crisis

Congress Is Running out of Time to Pass These Necessary Bills
July 29, 2014 7:20 AM

The two sides have actually made some progress on two big issues, but the toughest one still remains.

Obama Understands the Border Crisis Better Than Rick Perry. His Child-Migrant Plan Proves It.
July 25, 2014

A humanitarian crisis demands a humanitarian response—not more guns on the border.

Congress Is Almost as Dysfunctional as Ever
It's unable to address these three big issues
July 24, 2014

The August recess starts soon and Congress is still trying to combat two scandals and prevent another.

Migrant Children Are Fleeing a Region Rife with Sexual Violence
These circumstances should give deportation advocates serious pause
July 23, 2014

These children are not so much coming to America as running from dangerous and deadly circumstances. And we want to send them back? 

The Border Crisis Is America's Chance to Repent for Past Mistakes in Central America
July 21, 2014

U.S. policy should emphasize family reunification and sustainable development.

FEMA Wants to House Migrant Children in Empty Big Box Stores
Warehouses and shopping malls are also being considered
July 20, 2014

Warehouses and shopping malls are also being considered.

America's Wild-West Gun Laws Are Helping Fuel the Border Crisis
The unwanted traffic between the U.S. and Central America goes both ways
July 20, 2014

The unwanted traffic between the U.S. and Central America goes both ways.

Ted Cruz Is Causing Trouble Again. This Time on the Border Crisis.
July 18, 2014

If Republicans adopt Cruz’s proposal, it will destroy any chance of an agreement between the parties. Not that Cruz has ever done that before.

This One Graph Explains What Happens When You Give a Child Migrant a Lawyer—And When You Don't
July 16, 2014

Not all undocumented kids get lawyers, but the ones who get legal help have a huge advantage.

Republicans Who Are Bad at Math Want to Give Child Migrants One-Way Plane Tickets
July 15, 2014

A plane ticket is not a solution to a humanitarian crisis.