Crisis on the border – Activists from the group United We Dream stage a mock funeral service for the Republican Party during a protest in Washington on July 21. They staged the funeral, they said, because "the GOP has embraced radical right-wing policies and has actively called for the separation of families and the deportation of Dreamers."
Crisis on the border – In this handout released by the Honduran government on Friday, July 18, a woman and her son walk on the tarmac after landing at Ramon Villeda Morales International Airport in Honduras. They were among the first group of Central Americans sent home under stepped-up U.S. efforts to crack down on illegal immigration.
Crisis on the border – Some immigrants caught crossing the border illegally are housed inside the McAllen Border Patrol Station in McAllen, Texas, where they were processed on Tuesday, July 15. The detainees were both men and women, young and old.
Crisis on the border – Central American migrants climb on a northbound train during their journey toward the U.S.-Mexico border in Ixtepec, Mexico, on Saturday, July 12.
Crisis on the border – President Obama delivers a statement in Dallas after meeting with local elected officials and faith leaders on Wednesday, July 9. Obama requested $3.7 billion in emergency funding from Congress to help cope with the surge of unaccompanied child immigrants.