Jeh Johnson

Homeland Security Chief Defends Handling of Growing Crisis Involving Central American Children

Steve Neavling Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is defending the agency’s handling of tens of thousands of unaccompanied immigrants from Central America who were photographed in squalid, overcrowded conditions. The McClatchy Washington Bureau reports that Johnson also rejected Republican demands for the National Guard to respond to the crisis. Johnson unveiled a plan to…

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry Foresees ‘Humanitarian Catastrophe’ Over Surge in Children Immigrants

Steve Neavling Texas Gov. Rick Perry said the dramatic spike in the number of immigrants being arrested has created an “untenable situation” at a Border Patrol facility in southern Texas, the Associated Press reports. Perry visited the facility following reports of overcrowding and squalid conditions at a Border Patrol facility housing primarily children immigrants….

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