Lawmakers Critical of Military Presence in Border Crisis

At a hearing where the chief of U.S. Border Patrol defended the need for military involvement in addressing the immigration crisis, members of Congress pushed back Thursday on that partnership’s mounting costs and still unseen payoff.

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Feds At Odds Over Handling of Immigrant Families

The top U.S. border official said Monday that immigrant families crossing the border would not be referred for prosecution until the Justice Department comes up with a way to do so without separating children from their parents – just hours after U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions insisted the prosecutions would continue unabated.

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Nurse Says Customs Agents Took Money for Nigerian Clinic

A Texas nurse traveling to Nigeria claims in a class action that U.S. customs agents wrongly seized over $41,000 in cash from her that was meant to start a clinic for women and children in the West African nation, and have refused to return it unless she signs a waiver.

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