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Obama administration delivered illegal immigrant children to predators, lawmakers say

Obama administration delivered illegal immigrant children to predators, lawmakers say

The Obama administration sent illegal immigrant children into “modern-day slavery” by turning them over to sponsors who forced them into child labor or subjected them to sexual abuse, members of Congress said Thursday as they demanded that top child protection officials explain how it could have happened. Social workers don’t verify all sponsors’ identities, don’t […]

Churches offer sanctuary for immigrants facing deportation

Churches offer sanctuary for immigrants facing deportation

Leaders of a church-based sanctuary movement have vowed to offer refuge within their houses of worship to immigrants facing deportation as the Obama administration is planning a crackdown on Central American families who entered the country illegally. The announcement came two days after it was reported that the Obama administration is considering a series of […]

Illegal immigrant children, non-Mexicans surge across U.S. Southwest border at record rate

Illegal immigrant children, non-Mexicans surge across U.S. Southwest border at record rate

The Southwest border has broken open in recent weeks, with non-Mexicans – and illegal immigrant children in particular – crossing at a record rate in October, according to Border Patrol statistics that suggest the administration’s victory lap earlier this year was premature. Nearly 5,000 unaccompanied children were caught in October, and nearly 3,000 more had […]

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