Congressional Hispanic Caucus

Latest Congressional Hispanic Caucus Items
  • U.S. Border Patrol Senior Agent B.T. Hick and his dog Mirza, left, inspect a car at a check point outside Organ Pipe Cactus National Park in Why, Ariz., Wednesday, May 24, 2006. The detention of a prominent immigration activist at a Texas airport served as a reminder of the latitude the Border Patrol has in conducting checkpoints for drugs and immigrants in the country illegally at locations not on the border. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

    House calls for immigration enforcement in Central America

    A House Republican task force Wednesday unveiled a $1.5 billion plan to ease the border crisis, including launching law enforcement operations in Central America and Mexico to stop illegal immigrants before they reach the U.S.


  • DHS secretary reevaluating deportation priorities

    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Wednesday he's re-evaluating the Obama administration's deportation priorities to make certain they're focused on national security, public safety and border security, amid growing pressure from the Latino community and President Barack Obama's fellow Democrats.


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