Jul 31, 2014 — In 2011, Utah decided to let some people in the state illegally apply for work permits. But the law, pending a federal waiver, still hasn't gone into effect — and now, some want to repeal it.
Jul 31, 2014 — Tea Party conservatives objected to sending money to the White House to deal with the immigration crisis, leaving the issue unaddressed as Congress gets ready to leave for a five-week break.
Jul 27, 2014 — Nora Sandigo is the legal guardian of hundreds of American-born children whose parents are here illegally. Without a guardian, they'd face foster homes or adoption if their parents are deported.
Jul 24, 2014 — The presidents of Honduras and Guatemala also called for more aggressive cooperation with the U.S. to curb the violence and poverty they say is driving child migrants to the U.S.
Jul 24, 2014 — Dozens of children have filed complaints saying they were subjected to inhumane treatment at Border Patrol stations. The complaints center on the holding cells, referred to as "freezers" by migrants.
Jul 22, 2014 — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio tells NPR the nation can't "absorb" all migrants fleeing violence and must secure its own border first. He dismissed potential 2016 rival Hillary Clinton as old news.
Jul 21, 2014 — During an Iowa visit, Rick Perry said if the federal government did not act to curb the influx of immigrants along the southern U.S. border, he would take matters into his own hands.
Jul 11, 2014 — The practice came under fire last week, when opponents prevented two buses holding detained migrants from entering a Border Patrol facility in Murrieta, Calif.
Jul 10, 2014 — The president wants the money to deal with the thousands of minors from Central America who have crossed into the U.S. Republicans said they want some policy changes; Democrats aren't opposed.
Jul 9, 2014 — His remarks in Dallas followed a meeting with faith leaders and local officials, including Gov. Rick Perry, to discuss the large number of unaccompanied minors at the border.