A federal judge in Texas has threatened to hold Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and other top immigration enforcement officials in contempt of court for not fixing problems that led to work permits being mistakenly awarded under President Barack Obama’s executive immigration action after the judge had put the plan on hold.
The Obama administration on Monday unveiled a former oil field workers’ camp in rural South Texas that’s being converted into the nation’s largest family immigration detention center.
Tens of thousands of immigrants did not follow instructions to meet with federal immigration agents within 15 days. Instead, they have vanished into the nation’s interior.
The White House is meeting growing resistance from both the left and the right as it pushes a multibillion-dollar emergency spending bill for the southern border.
The agency responsible for removing immigrants who are in the country illegally could run out of money in August unless additional funding is approved by Congress.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is going to Capitol Hill to make the case for President Obama’s request for $3.7 billion to help with unaccompanied child immigrants.
The legal, humanitarian and political constraints facing the Obama administration as it copes with thousands of Central American children entering the country illegally has come into sharp focus.
The Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson’s arrival in Texas is being met with mixed feelings by some law enforcement officials along the border.
The head of Homeland Security is among a group that is traveling to Texas to tour U.S. Customs and Border Protection facilities and Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.
Less than a month after the U.S. Homeland Security secretary visited the busiest sector on the Southwest border, his second-in-command will do the same.
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is to tour the Texas-Mexico border on Tuesday and receive a briefing on border security operations in South Texas.