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Henry Cuellar

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  • Border bill fits Rep. Henry Cuellar's history of bipartisanship

    WASHINGTON Rep. Henry Cuellar has never been shy about breaking party ranks. But in recent weeks, the Laredo Democrat has taken that to new levels. He alienated the White House by publicly and relentlessly prodding the president to visit the border...
  • Obama meets with Central American leaders on border crisis

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama pushed the leaders of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador on Friday to find ways to keep their country's children from fleeing here illegally and creating a crisis on the southern border. Obama invited the presidents...
  • GOP border report advises 'compassionate but tough' response

    WASHINGTON Rep. Kay Granger of Texas, who heads a Republican House of Representatives working group on the southern border crisis, offered recommendations Wednesday that she called "common-sense, compassionate but tough solutions" to deal with the surge...
  • Cuellar's immigration stance a lesson in bipartisanship

    The following editorial appeared in the Dallas Morning News on Thursday, July 24: Rep. Henry Cuellar, a Texas Democrat, has an excellent point about bipartisanship and the political sacrifices necessary to break the Washington logjam. Bipartisanship...
  • Overcrowded, unsanitary conditions seen at immigrant detention centers

    Immigrant youths covered the dirty concrete floors of the Border Patrol holding cells here, sprawled shoulder to shoulder and draped in grubby Red Cross blankets, enveloped in a haze of sweat and body odor. Groups of girls and boys stared out the...
  • Republicans blame Obama policies for immigration crisis on border

    Republicans blame Obama policies for immigration crisis on border
    Republicans are challenging the president's characterization of the surge in young immigrants from Central America across the southern border as an unforeseen crisis, accusing his administration of contributing to the influx and demanding that he deploy...
  • Marylander sponsors bill to block DC pot decriminalization

    The Republican-led House moved Wednesday to block the nation’s capital from liberalizing its marijuana laws through an amendment to a major spending bill. Democratic Mayor Vincent Gray signed a bill in March that decriminalizes possession of small...
  • Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk: 'Killing Daddy' and more

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 6 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- MOVIES The Best Man Holiday Writer-director Malcolm...
  • U.S. will 'stem the tide' of illegal immigration, official says

    U.S. will 'stem the tide' of illegal immigration, official says
    The nation's Homeland Security chief vowed Sunday that the Obama administration would "stem the tide" of unaccompanied minors from Central America who have illegally crossed the Southwest border in record numbers in recent months. Immigration...
  • Obama to visit Texas, meet with Gov. Perry amid border crisis

    President Obama is expected to visit here Wednesday for the first time since the immigration crisis has intensified along the Rio Grande Valley, meeting with Gov. Rick Perry, and local and religious leaders who are seeking speedy aid to deal with an...
  • Rick Perry's border campaign for president

    Rick Perry's border campaign for president
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry has a response to the crisis of unaccompanied children crossing our southern border. He's calling up the National Guard. To do what? Provide day care? After all, this latest wave of undocumented immigrants is making headlines...
  • 2 Texas lawmakers offer bipartisan bill to combat border crisis

    2 Texas lawmakers offer bipartisan bill to combat border crisis
    In an unlikely partnership, two Texas lawmakers -- one Democrat, one Republican -- are proposing a bipartisan bill that would empower the U.S. to speed up immigration hearings in hopes of stemming the crisis of unaccompanied children at the border....