Members of a congressional group visiting facilities in Texas said migrants were being kept in deplorable conditions.
The uproar followed televised comments in which the U.S. president told ABC News he would be willing to listen to such damaging information about political opponents as he seeks re-election.
His view that narratives weigh on people's mind differs with experts who believe fundamentals drive the market.
But the bill's future appeared uncertain. The text does not include financing for the US-Mexican border wall sought by President Donald Trump to halt illegal immigration.
"The Department no longer will exempt classes or categories of removable aliens from potential enforcement," the Department of Homeland Security said in an enforcement memo.
"Leaking, and even illegal classified leaking, has been a big problem in Washington for years," Trump tweeted.
President Barack Obama says he could have been reelected for a third term and that the nation still largely embraces his political vision despite last month's election of Donald Trump to succeed him.
A US gun store owner has put up a controversial sign and published an advertisement in a daily refusing to sell arms to Muslims and Hillary Clinton backers, saying "we do not feel safe selling to terrorists".
The biggest deal of the year, announced just over two weeks before the Nov. 8 US election, is a gamble on a victory for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and a continuation of the status quo on anti-trust and regulatory enforcement.
Speaking to CNBC-TV18 Shankar Sharma of First Global said that India is in a good shape. Within emerging markets, India is a steady one, he said, adding that FII selloffs don‘t determine market outcomes.
Speaking at the convention -- Barack Obama called Clinton the best presidential nominee while Joe Biden criticised Republican Donald Trump
Brokerage house CLSA says the Indian generics industry is unlikely to be impacted in the medium-term. This is because the Democrats, who are looking to negotiate drug prices, need a majority in both the houses to bring in any change, which doesn‘t seem possible soon.
While State Department Spokesman John Kirby did not name any presidential candidate, officials said the concerns were particularly against Trump, 69.
"It's easier to be cynical, to accept that change isn't possible and politics is hopeless," Obama said in his final State of the Union address. "But if we give up now, then we forsake a better future."
The White House called on Republicans to say they would not support Trump, currently the party's front-runner for the November 2016 election. US Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said his comments could undermine US security.
Many commentators were quick to call former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton the winner, but Sen. Bernie Sanders hit the main points that will likely keep his base intact.
Asserting that the Iran nuclear deal has an "international architecture", the US has said its sanctions against Tehran will stay in place for the time being but it was up to India to decide on its own future course of action in the wake of the deal.
The Italian prime minister has had to tackle difficulties both abroad and at home â€“ including a slow economic recovery. All this presents a difficult backdrop for Renzi as he faces 22 million voters with elections in 7 regions and over 1,000 municipalities this weekend.
Rajan made the comments at an event with students in Mumbai on Wednesday, according to a transcript of the exchange provided by Newspaper on its website on Thursday.
Obama said it was now time to "turn the page" from recession and war and work together to address those middle-class Americans who have been left behind
Republican leaders in the House of Representatives delayed a Thursday afternoon vote on final passage to shore up support after the measure cleared a procedural hurdle by only two votes. Both liberal Democrats and conservative Republicans were urging their colleagues to oppose it.
House of Representatives Republicans were preparing to pass a short-term funding extension of one to two days to allow the Senate more time to clear procedural hurdles that could drag final passage past the deadline.
The proposal to expand one of the most popular US government poverty reduction programs, the Earned Income Tax Credit, would cost USD 60 billion, a modest amount in a budget in which the president has USD 1.014 trillion in spending to parcel out, the White House said.
Senate Budget Chairwoman Patty Murray and House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan are reportedly close to a deal that would fund the government for the next year at slightly above USD 1 trillion, a number above the USD 967 billion called for in the 2011 Budget Control Act.
Fresh from a deal with Iran over its nuclear program, Obama started a western swing on Sunday that will include stops in California to raise money for Democrats, tout his record on the economy, and push for reform of US immigration laws.