Article | July 29, 2014 | Sam Levine | The Huffington Post
A coalition of immigration activists formed a picket line outside of the White House Monday to call for advocacy groups to stop meeting with President Barack Obama until undocumented immigrants are included in discussions on further immigration action.
As tourists stared, the protesters, some of whom said they are undocumented, marched in a circle just steps from the north entrance to the White House. They chanted "no more meetings about us, without us," and carried homemade signs with the faces of undocumented immigrants that read "I am my own best advocate." Read more >
Article | July 29, 2014 | Kolten Parker | My San Antonio
Militia groups along the Texas-Mexico border have grown to more than 10 active "teams" from El Paso to the Rio Grande Valley, despite warnings from U.S. Customs and Border Protection and state lawmakers.
More than 30 photos obtained by the San Antonio Express-News show dozens of members carrying semi-automatic rifles and wearing masks, camouflage and tactical gear, providing a first glimpse of the militias. Read more >
Most of the thousands of unaccompanied children arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border have no chance of winning legal status in the U.S. if the government does not provide them with lawyers, immigration experts say.
These children arriving at the border and many of the guardians they are being released to have poor knowledge of the U.S. immigration system, Andrea Rodriguez, legal director of theCentral American Resource Center(CARECEN), said. Read more >