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2 hrs ago | Capitol Hill Blue

Obama wants cooperation from balky GOP Congress

As hopes dim for bipartisan action in Congress this summer, President Barack Obama is calling on Republican lawmakers to cooperate while complaining that they have "gone off the rails" and urging Democrats to get over their complacency and vote them out of office.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Liberal Political News

5 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

California city rejects child immigrant shelter

About 200 people packed into City Hall chambers, and a large, overflow crowd cheered and jeered below an outdoor speaker as Escondido commissioners heard impassioned pleas, mostly from people urging them to reconsider.

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Related Topix: ACLU

10 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Congress Leaving Town as Deadlines Loom

A gridlocked Congress failed to do the big things: overhauling the nation's immigration system, reforming the loophole-cluttered tax code and stiffening background checks on gun buyers.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

10 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

Despite crush of children, illegal immigration low

Border Patrol agents stationed in South Texas are the busiest in the country, arresting tens of thousands of children illegally crossing the border without their parents and thousands more families with children.

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration

10 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Wave of migrant children threatens to 'implode' U.S. immigration courts, judge warns

A deluge of Central American children pouring into the United States threatens to burst the seams of already overstuffed immigration courts, and President Barack Obama's steps to ease the crisis are likely to make matters worse rather than better for some, U.S. officials and immigration lawyers said.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Arlington, VA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Thomas Sowell: Playing the race card at the border

IN A RECENT confrontation between protesters against the illegal flood of unaccompanied children into the United States and counter-protests by some Hispanic group, one man from the latter group said angrily, "We are as good as you are!" One of the things that make the history of clashes over race or ethnicity such a history of tragedies around the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News, Opinion

CNN

Showdown for GOP nomination in key Senate race

Voters cast ballots Tuesday in Georgia's Republican Senate primary runoff, after weeks of the two candidates sharpening their attacks.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Paul Broun, Phil Gingrey

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

2008 immigration law unexpectedly at center of border debate

Sen. Dianne Feinstein recalls turning on her television and seeing a young Chinese girl crying before a judge, without even an interpreter to help her after surviving a harrowing journey to the U.S. That was the genesis of a law six years ago that is now at the center of an immigration crisis at the nation's Southern border.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Family, Kids, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Robert Menendez

The Wichita Eagle

Despite crush of children, illegal immigration low

In this July 12, 2014, photo, Central American migrants ride a freight train during their journey toward the U.S.-Mexico border in Ixtepec, Mexico.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, North America, World News, Mexico, Health

Reuters

Wave of migrant children threatens to swamp U.S. immigration courts

A deluge of Central American children pouring into the United States threatens to burst the seams of already overstuffed immigration courts, and President Barack Obama's steps to ease the crisis are likely to make matters worse rather than better for some, U.S. officials and immigration lawyers said.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Arlington, VA

Cybercast News Service

Lawmakers face long to-do list, uncertain success

A gridlocked Congress failed to do the big things: overhauling the nation's immigration system, reforming the loophole-cluttered tax code and stiffening background checks on gun buyers.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Harry Reid, Democrat

Squamish Chief

Lawmakers face long to-do list, uncertain prospects for success as August recess looms

A gridlocked Congress failed to do the big things, such as overhauling the U.S. immigration system, reforming the tax code and stiffening background checks on gun buyers.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WYLD-FM

Scalise Working On Plan To Stop Illegal Border Crossings

Congressman Steve Scalise says he and other members of Congress are working on a proposal to immediately deport any illegal immigrants from Central America crossing the U.S. border.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Vladimir Putin

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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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Cameron County, TX, Brownsville, TX

Breitbart.com

Budget to Transport Illegals Across USA Approaches $100M

The U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee approved a Department of Homeland Security budget for Fiscal Year 2015 that includes $5.508 billion for Immigration and Customs Enforcement operations.

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News

Uburenganzira

Unjustly expelled from their homes in Tanzania, Rwandans find new hope back home

Odette Bayagambe, 39, had always considered Tanzania her home, until the afternoon of August 9, 2013 when Tanzanian security operatives attacked her home and forced her to leave the country.

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Related Topix: World News, Rwanda, Africa, Tanzania, US News, Illegal Immigration, Paul Kagame

Examiner.com

Immigration or Intimidation Reform?

Immigration is the hot topic on all the news networks. But is anything really going to happen when it comes down to it? HuffPost's Zach Carter talks about the latest Battle on Capitol Hill, immigration reform.

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Mediaite.com

Fox's Jeanine Pirro: Obama Purposely Using Immigration Crisis...

President Barack Obama has intentionally allowed the border crisis to get this far as a way to shift demographics in favor of the Democrats.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Military, US Air Force, Lackland Air Force Base, Television

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Whittier Daily News

Thousands attend special Mass for immigrants at Los Angeles cathedral

Alcantara was 13 years old when her parents brought her and her two younger brothers to the United States illegally to escape a life of poverty, government corruption and the effects of organized crime.

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Related Topix: Prison, UC Santa Cruz

Breitbart.com

WH Knew 'Catch and Release' Encouraged Illegal Immigration -- Months Before Illegal Committed Murder

Three months before the Obama administration released an illegal immigrant from Central America who would later bludgeon a woman to death, President Barack Obama's Department of Homeland Security was warned that its "catch and release" policy of illegal aliens only encouraged more of them to make the journey to America.

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News, University of Texas at El Paso

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