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Backlogged immigration courts face new deluge

Backlogged immigration courts face new deluge

FILE - This June 18, 2014, file photo, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents work at a processing facility in Brownsville,Texas. Immigration courts backlogged by years of staffing shortages and tougher enforcement face an even more daunting challenge since tens of thousands of Central Am…

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Backlogged immigration courts face new deluge

Backlogged immigration courts face new deluge

FILE - This June 18, 2014, file photo, detainees sleep in a holding cell at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection, processing facility in Brownsville,Texas. Immigration courts backlogged by years of staffing shortages and tougher enforcement face an even more daunting challenge since tens of …

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TEXAS-CRISIS MIGRATORIA

TEXAS-CRISIS MIGRATORIA

En esta fotografía del 20 de junio de 2014, inmigrantes que ingresaron a Estados Unidos sin autorización hacen fila para adquirir boletos en una estación de autobuses luego de ser liberados de unas instalaciones de la Policía de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza en McAllen, Texas. El juez Clay…

July 10, 2014 2:23 pm
10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

AP10ThingsToSee - A group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador, who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, are stopped in Granjeno, Texas, on June 25, 2014. Just since October, the Border Patrol’s Rio Grande Valley sector has made more than 194,000 arrests, nearly triple that of an…

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OBAMA-NINOS MIGRANTES

OBAMA-NINOS MIGRANTES

Un grupo de inmigrantes de Honduras y El Salvador que cruzaron sin autorización la frontera entre Estados Unidos y México son detenidos en Granjeno, Texas, el 25 de junio de 2014. Desde octubre la Patrulla Fronteriza en el Valle del Río Grande ha hecho más de 194.000 arrestos, casi el triple…

July 09, 2014 9:50 am
Q&A on push to treat young immigrants as refugees

Q&A on push to treat young immigrants as refugees

FILE - In this June 20, 2014 file photo, immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally stand in line for tickets at the bus station after they were released from a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in McAllen, Texas. Tackling what he has called a humanitarian crisis, Preside…

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Obama urgently asks $3.7 billion for border crisis

Obama urgently asks $3.7 billion for border crisis

FILE - In this June 25, 2014 file photo, a group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally are stopped in Granjeno, Texas. Tackling what he has called a humanitarian crisis, President Barack Obama on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 asked Congress for $3.7…

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Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

In this June 20, 2014 photo, immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally stand in line for tickets at the bus station after they were released from a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in McAllen, Texas. The immigrants entered the country through an area referred to as zone…

July 08, 2014 1:14 pmLoading…
Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

In this June 20, 2014 photo, Cindy Jimenez, 26, from Olancho, Honduras, and her son depart the bus station in McAllen, Texas. Jimenez crossed illegally into the U.S. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

July 08, 2014 1:14 pmLoading…
Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

In this June 25, 2014 photo, a group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally are stopped in Granjeno, Texas. Just since October, the Border Patrol’s Rio Grande Valley sector has made more than 194,000 arrests, nearly triple that of any other s…

July 08, 2014 1:14 pmLoading…
Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

In this June 25, 2014 photo, a group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally are stopped in Granjeno, Texas. Just since October, the Border Patrol’s Rio Grande Valley sector has made more than 194,000 arrests, nearly triple that of any other s…

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EEUU-INMIGRACION

EEUU-INMIGRACION

Un grupo de inmigrantes procedentes de Honduras y El Salvador, cruzó la frontera con México ilegalmente y fueron finalmente detenidos en Texas. Imagen del 25 de junio de 2014. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

July 07, 2014 1:20 pm
South Texas shows drama behind illegal immigration

South Texas shows drama behind illegal immigration

In this June 25, 2014 photo, a group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally are stopped in Granjeno, Texas. The epicenter of the recent surge in illegal immigration is a 5-mile slice of deep South Texas that has become a hot spot for migrants…

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South Texas shows drama behind illegal immigration

South Texas shows drama behind illegal immigration

In this June 20, 2014 photo, Cindy Jimenez, 26, from Olancho, Honduras, holds hands with her son at the bus station in McAllen, Texas. Jimenez crossed illegally into the U.S. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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South Texas shows drama behind illegal immigration

South Texas shows drama behind illegal immigration

In this June 20, 2014 photo, Cindy Jimenez, 26, from Olancho, Honduras, calls family from the bus station after she was released from a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in McAllen, Texas. Jimenez crossed illegally into the U.S. at zone nine, one of the busiest corridors…

July 06, 2014 11:10 pmLoading…
South Texas shows drama behind illegal immigration

South Texas shows drama behind illegal immigration

In this June 20, 2014 photo, immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally stand in line for tickets at the bus station after they were released from a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in McAllen, Texas. The immigrants entered the country through an area referred to as zone…

July 06, 2014 11:10 pmLoading…
South Texas shows drama behind illegal immigration

South Texas shows drama behind illegal immigration

In this June 20, 2014 photo, donated items for immigrant families who have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally are arranged at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in McAllen, Texas. Just since October, the Border Patrol’s Rio Grande Valley sector has made more than 194,000 arrests, nearly …

July 06, 2014 11:10 pmLoading…
South Texas shows drama behind illegal immigration

South Texas shows drama behind illegal immigration

In this June 20, 2014 photo, Jose Garza, 67, works in his yard at his home near the Rio Grande at a site where immigrants cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally in Granjeno, Texas. Just since October, the Border Patrol’s Rio Grande Valley sector has made more than 194,000 arrests, nearly tri…

July 06, 2014 11:10 pmLoading…
South Texas shows drama behind illegal immigration

South Texas shows drama behind illegal immigration

In this June 20, 2014 photo, Napoleon Garza stands on his property along the Rio Grande at a site where immigrants cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally in Granjeno, Texas. Just since October, the Border Patrol’s Rio Grande Valley sector has made more than 194,000 arrests, nearly triple tha…

July 06, 2014 11:10 pmLoading…
South Texas shows drama behind illegal immigration

South Texas shows drama behind illegal immigration

In this June 20, 2014 photo, Napoleon Garza drives on his property along the Rio Grande at a site where immigrants cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally in Granjeno, Texas. The epicenter of the recent surge in illegal immigration is a 5-mile slice of deep South Texas that has become a hot s…

July 06, 2014 11:10 pmLoading…
South Texas shows drama behind illegal immigration

South Texas shows drama behind illegal immigration

In this June 20, 2014 photo, a pair of discarded bluejeans begin to blend with the sand on the shore of the Rio Grande at a site where immigrants cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally in Granjeno, Texas. The epicenter of the recent surge in illegal immigration is a 5-mile slice of deep Sout…

July 06, 2014 11:10 pmLoading…
APTOPIX Immigration Overload

APTOPIX Immigration Overload

The number of unaccompanied child immigrants from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras has increased tenfold in the last four years. Obama last week asked Congress to give the head of Homeland Security more leeway in sending the kids back quicker, rather than keeping them in detention centers…

July 06, 2014 3:40 pm
Nick Foles

Nick Foles

Arizona's Nick Foles (8) is sacked by Oklahoma State's Ugo Chinasa (91) during the first quarter of the Alamo Bowl NCAA college football game, Dec. 29, 2010, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

July 02, 2014 2:28 pm
Nick Foles

Nick Foles

Arizona's Nick Foles (8) is sacked by Oklahoma State's Ugo Chinasa (91) and Jamie Blatnick (50) during the first quarter of the Alamo Bowl NCAA college football game, Dec. 29, 2010, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

July 02, 2014 2:28 pm
Nick Foles

Nick Foles

Arizona's Nick Foles (8) scrambles during the first quarter of the Alamo Bowl NCAA college football game, Dec. 29, 2010 in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

July 02, 2014 2:28 pm
TEXAS-FOSAS COMUNES

TEXAS-FOSAS COMUNES

Una lápida con las palabras “Varón desconocido” señala la tumba de un inmigrante no identificado, el miércoles 25 de junio de 2014, en un cementerio en Falfurrias, Texas. Investigadores descubrieron fosas comunes en este cementerio que contienen, según creen, los restos de inmigrantes que mu…

June 25, 2014 3:16 pm
Ted Cruz, Greg Abbott

Ted Cruz, Greg Abbott

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, right, with Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott, talk to the media outside a temporary shelter for unaccompanied minors who have entered the country illegally, at Lackland Air Force Base Monday, June 23, 2014, in San Antonio. Cruz and Abbot…

June 23, 2014 12:26 pm
EEUU-NINOS INMIGRANTES

EEUU-NINOS INMIGRANTES

Foto AP/Eric Gay, PoolMenores inmigrantes duermen en un centro de la oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza, en Brownsville, Texas, el miércoles 18 de junio de 2014.

June 20, 2014 1:32 pm
Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade

El jugador del Heat de Miami, Dwyane Wade, participa en una práctica el sábado, 7 de junio de 2014, en San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

June 09, 2014 5:27 pm
Kevin Durant, Reggie Jackson, Caron Butler

Kevin Durant, Reggie Jackson, Caron Butler

Kevin Durant (35), Reggie Jackson (15) y Caron Butler (2), del Thunder de Oklahoma City, ingresan a la cancha tras un tiempo fuera en el segundo partido de la final de la Conferencia del Oeste de la NBA ante los Spurs de San Antonio, el miércoles 21 de mayo de 2014, en San Antonio. El Thunde…

May 22, 2014 4:57 pm
Manu Ginobili, Wayne Ellington

Manu Ginobili, Wayne Ellington

Manu Ginóbili (20) es fauleado por Wayne Ellington (21) durante el séptimo partido de la serie de playoffs entre San Antonio y Dallas el 4 de mayo del 2014 en San Antonio. Los Spurs de San Antonio ganaron la serie y ahora enfrentan a Portland. (AP Photo/)

May 05, 2014 10:47 am
Best AP photos of the week

Best AP photos of the week

Residents and friends sift through debris after a tornado struck the area, Monday, April 28, 2014, in Vilonia, Ark. A dangerous storm system spawned a chain of deadly tornadoes over three days. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

May 01, 2014 10:26 am
Severe Weather

Severe Weather

Justin Shaw, left, helps Nick Conway erect a flag pole at his home that was destroyed by a tornado, Monday, April 28, 2014, in Vilonia, Ark. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

April 28, 2014 7:07 pm
Tornadoes cause damage, injuries in Miss., Ala.

Tornadoes cause damage, injuries in Miss., Ala.

Connie Krehel searches debris after her home was hit by a tornado in Vilonia, Ark. Mississippi and Alabama also were hit.

April 28, 2014 5:26 pmLoading…
Animal shots of the week

Animal shots of the week

Poppie takes part in the Fiesta Pooch parade and contest, Saturday, April 26, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

April 27, 2014 3:58 pm
Animal shots of the week

Animal shots of the week

Gracie wears feathers during the Fiesta Pooch Parade and contest, Saturday, April 26, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

April 27, 2014 3:58 pm
Animal shots of the week

Animal shots of the week

Bruno and Brandy take part in the Fiesta Pooch parade and contest, Saturday, April 26, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

April 27, 2014 3:58 pm
Animal shots of the week

Animal shots of the week

Libby and Lucy wear matching costumes as they take part in the Fiesta Pooch Parade and contest, Saturday, April 26, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

April 27, 2014 3:58 pm
Animal shots of the week

Animal shots of the week

Spanky and Rocky take part in the Fiesta Pooch parade and contest, Saturday, April 26, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

April 27, 2014 3:58 pm
Celebrity photos of the week

Celebrity photos of the week

Actor Tommy Lee Jones, left, and San Antonio Spurs owner Peter Holt, right, during the first half of Game 2 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks, Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

April 24, 2014 3:34 pm
Tim Duncan, Monta Ellis

Tim Duncan, Monta Ellis

Dallas’ Monta Ellis, left, shields off the Spurs’ Tim Duncan on his way to the hoop during the eighth-seeded Mavericks’ 113-92 win in San Antonio on Wednesday night. 

April 23, 2014 8:31 pm
At Fort Hood, Obama honors three men slain by gunman

At Fort Hood, Obama honors three men slain by gunman

The Fort Hood memorial service on Wednesday marked the deaths of three soldiers in a shooting rampage last week. Before the ceremony, the president met with the wounded, first responders and relatives of the dead.

April 09, 2014 5:28 pmLoading…
Journey to Easter: Butterflies

Journey to Easter: Butterflies

Butterflies, such this monarch shown landing on a confetti lantana plant, are symbols of Easter.

April 08, 2014 12:00 am
No clear security fixes for Fort Hood violence

No clear security fixes for Fort Hood violence

Vehicles stack up during security checks at Fort Hood’s main gate. More than 40,000 soldiers live on the post and 80,000 others work there. Officials say searching each individual and vehicle is impractical.

April 04, 2014 5:37 pmLoading…
Fort Hood shooting provokes debate over ban on guns on bases

Fort Hood shooting provokes debate over ban on guns on bases

According to Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, Ivan Lopez, the shooter, purchased his weapon recently at Guns Galore, seen Thursday, April 3, 2014, in Killeen, Texas. A soldier opened fire Wednesday on fellow service members at the Fort Hood military base, killing three people and wounding 16 before com…

April 03, 2014 5:08 pmLoading…
Argument may have preceded deadly Fort Hood attack

Argument may have preceded deadly Fort Hood attack

Bob Butler, left, and Bob Gordon work on a memorial at Central Christian Church in Killeen, Texas, on Thursday, for the three victims of the Fort Hood shooting.hursday, April 3, 2014, in Killeen, Texas. A soldier, Spc. Ivan Lopez, opened fire Wednesday on fellow service members at the Fort H…

April 03, 2014 5:11 pmLoading…
Steven Bowditch

Steven Bowditch

Steven Bowditch, of Australia, hits out of the rough behind cactus in the second hole during the final round of the Texas Open golf tournament on Sunday, March 30, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

March 30, 2014 7:36 pm
Gary Franklin

Gary Franklin

Baylor’s Gary Franklin, shooting in an NCAA second-round game, played his high school ball at Mater Dei, which is 6 miles from Honda Center.

March 27, 2014 12:00 am
Cory Jefferson

Cory Jefferson

Baylor’s Cory Jefferson (34) yells as he scores against Creighton during the second half of a third-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament Sunday, March 23, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

March 25, 2014 5:08 pm
Cleopatra De Leon, Nicole Dimetman

Cleopatra De Leon, Nicole Dimetman

File - In this Feb. 12, 2014 file photo, Cleopatra De Leon, left, and partner, Nicole Dimetman, right, arrive at the U.S. Federal Courthouse, in San Antonio, where a federal judge is expected to hear arguments in a lawsuit challenging Texas' ban on same-sex marriage. On Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2…

February 26, 2014 2:09 pm

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