Obama orders delay of immigration deportation review - Washington Post President Obama has reportedly instructed Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson to continue his review of deportation policies, but not to announce results before Congress takes its August recess. From the story: "The White House is concerned that Republicans would balk if the administration takes unilateral action to stem the deportation of undocumented immigrants, ending any slim remaining hopes of a legislative compromise."
Waves of immigrant minors present crisis for Obama, Congress - Reuters The number of unaccompanied minors crossing into the United States has reached critical proportions, with an estimated 60,000 child migrants expected to arrive this year. From the story: "Now, Washington is trying to figure out how to pay for their food, housing and transportation once they are taken into custody. The flow is expected to grow. The number of unaccompanied, undocumented immigrants who are under 18 will likely double in 2015 to nearly 130,000."
Border crosser surge in Texas crowds Tucson bus station - Arizona Daily Star As more people cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally in South Texas, many are taken to board a bus after they're released to await a court date. From the story: "For the past eight months Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Border Patrol have released large numbers of families to the Greyhound station...A handful of local volunteers have responded by visiting the station every night and providing food, phone calls, and opening their homes for families to spend the night when they are unable to get a ticket."
Anchor with attitude: Jorge Ramos fights for immigration reform - Politico On Univision's Jorge Ramos: "Ramos is startlingly blunt for a news anchor, but he makes no apologies for his outspoken stance on immigration reform – or his plans to push his views throughout this midterm election year and into the next presidential cycle."
French riot police dismantle Calais immigrant camps - France 24 From the story: "French riot police began evacuating three campsites housing hundreds of immigrants in the northern port town of Calais on Wednesday. The evacuation came days after the anti-immigrant National Front party hammered the ruling Socialists in a European election."