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7 hrs ago | Washington Times

a Operation Normandya set to send 3,500 volunteers to border to a stop an invasiona

Jim Gilchrist - one of the founders of the Minutemen Project - said he's reaching out across America to recruit at least 3,500 volunteers who will go to the border to patrol and cover the "porous areas" between San Diego and Brownsville, Texas.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

Archbishop: treat immigrant children with "traditional American compassion"

San Antonio Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller smiles while talking to the media prior to visiting patients at Children's Hospital Monday afternoon.

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CBS Local

Mexican Immigrant-Stanford Law Professor Unlikely To Follow...

California Governor Jerry Brown has nominated a Stanford Law School professor and former advisor to President Obama on Immigration policy to the State Supreme Court.

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Deseret News

Despite crush of children crossing the border, illegal immigration low

This June 18, 2014 file photo shows children detainees coloring and drawing at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in Brownsville,Texas.

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Newsday

Salinas: I went to the border to meet immigrating kids

A detainees sleep in a holding cell at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility, on June 18, 2014, in Brownsville, Texas.

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Deseret News

Massachusetts governor said bible inspired him to offer shelter to immigrant children

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.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Ruling aims to keep immigration facility out of Marble Falls

Young boys sleep in a holding cell where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Nogales, Ariz.

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590ktie.com

Perry sending National Guard troops to border

Gov. Rick Perry is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border over the next month to combat what he said Monday were criminals exploiting a surge of children pouring into the U.S. illegally.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Carrier Constellation heading for scrap yard

The aircraft carrier Constellation, which spent most of its nearly 42 years of service operating out of San Diego Bay, will be scrapped in Texas following a historic tow from its resting place in the Pacific Northwest.

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Washington Times

Obama ignored warnings of illegal child crossings on the border for 2 years: report

U.S. border patrol agents spent the last two years issuing warnings to the Obama administration about an uptick in the number of illegal minor-aged immigrants crossers, a new report from the University of Team at El Paso found.

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Arkansas Online

Influx of alien kids foretold to officials

WASHINGTON -- Nearly a year before President Barack Obama declared a humanitarian crisis on the border, a team of experts arrived at the Fort Brown patrol station in Brownsville, Texas, and discovered a makeshift transportation depot for a deluge of foreign children.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Amarillo.com

Immigration issues become lost in border crossing crisis

After reports in March of three undocumented Honduran migrants being assaulted by a Border Patrol agent, who was later found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot, immigration activists decided to form a group to determine whether migrants were being routinely abused.

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Breitbart.com

Two Americans Killed Helping Israel Fight Hamas

FALFURRIAS, Texas-Two Americans were killed in the Israeli war against Hamas on Saturday.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Alarms about migrant kids were raised since 2012

Nearly a year before President Barack Obama declared a humanitarian crisis on the border, a team of experts arrived at the Fort Brown patrol station in Brownsville, Texas, and discovered a makeshift transportation depot for a deluge of foreign children.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Child migrant surge shifts politics of immigration

In the past month, the number of Americans who rank immigration as the nation's top problem has tripled in surveys conducted by Gallup - putting the issue on par with the economy and unemployment as the most frequently named issues facing the country.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Kitsap Sun

Constellation tentatively scheduled to leave July 28

The USS Constellation is tentatively scheduled be towed from Puget Sound Naval Shipyard's Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility on July 28. A crew from International Shipbreaking Limited is rigging the Vietnam-era aircraft carrier to be towed to Brownsville, Texas, where it will be scrapped.

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Denver Post

Editorial: Seeking to house border kids, Denver answers a humanitarian call

Young detainees are seen in a holding cell at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in Brownsville, Texas, in June.

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Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Texas site likely spaceport winner The Federal Aviation...

The Federal Aviation Administration has given the OK for SpaceX to develop a commercial spaceport in Texas, which local officials say could deal a blow to efforts to bring a similar spaceport to southern Volusia.

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Gilmer Mirror

Mike Collier Kicks Off Statewide "Texas Watchdog Tour"

Austin, TX - Beginning Sunday, July 20, Mike Collier, the Democratic nominee for comptroller, will be going on a tour of Texas.

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Texas Tribune

Lost in a Pressing Crisis at the Border: Perpetual Immigration Issues

After reports in March of three undocumented Honduran migrants being assaulted by a Border Patrol agent, who was later found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot, immigration activists decided to form a group to determine whether migrants were being routinely abused.

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