Reid fears gridlock will upend border, veterans’ measures

The Senate leader once again blames Republicans for stalling measures to help the VA and deal with influx of child migrants.

Americans are abandoning their support for a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants

A record number of unaccompanied minors have been apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border so far this year, and that’s likely shifting the country’s opinion about immigration policy.

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Deported mother says drugs, poverty prompted her to flee

After Victoria Cordova and her 9-year-old daughter Genesis nearly drowned trying to reach the U.S., they are now back in Central America. Cordova explains why she tried to migrate illegally.

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House, Senate chart separate courses on border

(Eduardo Verdugo / Associated Press)

Senate Democrats and House Republicans are moving separately to slash President Barack Obama’s $3.7 billion emergency spending request for the border, but they’re unlikely to end up with a deal that could pass both chambers.