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3 hrs ago | Kansas City InfoZine

Lawmakers Call for More Transparency in Port-of-entry Funding

By Anna Giles - Texas needs more funding for its ports of entry. So does Michigan.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Candice Miller, Republican, El Paso, TX, Mexico, World News

Sun Jul 20, 2014

El Paso Times

Border Patrol agent El Paso

File photo: A Border Patrol agent keeps watch over the border near downtown El Paso.

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Related Topix: El Paso, TX, Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas Government, Texas

Real Clear Politics

Why the Kids Are Coming to the Border

In fiscal years 2000 through 2011, fewer than 4,000 "unaccompanied alien children" from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras were apprehended at the border each year.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Immigration Reform, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Switched

Governor Says Immigrant Children Could Have Measles, But That Claim's Been Disputed

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett gave an interview to KDKA NewsRadio in Pittsburgh on Friday and reignited the suggestion that immigrant children crossing the Mexican border into the U.S. carry diseases with them.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, US Governors, Tom Corbett, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Phil Gingrey, Republican

Switched

Ted Cruz To Visit Mexican Border With Glenn Beck

Sen. Ted Cruz will visit the Customs and Border Protection facility in McAllen, Texas, on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Louie Gohmert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Glenn Beck, Entertainment, Television, Texas

El Paso Times

Acting Veteran Affairs secretary: El Paso VA to get $5.2 million

Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs Sloan Gibson talked about improving access to healthcare for veterans at the El Paso VA Health Care System Friday.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, El Paso, TX, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Entertainment, Drama, Television

KWTX

VA Chief Promises Reform During Texas Visit

Acting U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson met Friday with VA medical center officials in El Paso and vowed to improve veterans' access to health care.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas, Life, Veteran Affairs

Free Republic

Democrats Are Positive The Border is Secure

Democrats from the White House, U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have repeated that chorus over the years, but the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border has seen more than 50,000 children caught crossing it just since October.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Marc Veasey, Democrat, Sheila Jackson-Lee

Thu Jul 17, 2014

CNN

The Humane Act- An Answer to the Humanitarian Crisis at the Border?

The newest solution to the border crisis is The Humane Act sponsored by Republican Senator John Cornyn, and Democrat Representative Henry Cuellar.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Menendez

The Economist

Lexington: The politics of the border crisis

EFFORTS to craft sensible immigration policies for America have long felt like pushing a boulder up a hill.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Texas Government, US News, Texas, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Immigration Reform, Barack Obama

Wed Jul 16, 2014

El Paso Times

Veterans Affairs

The top official with the scandal-plagued Department of Veterans Affairs will visit El Paso on Friday, the agency announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, El Paso, TX, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

MyHighPlains.com

Texas Democrats Divided Over Border Crisis Bill

Proposed legislation to address the surge of unaccompanied Central American children crossing into the U.S. is dividing Texas' border lawmakers.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Cornyn, Democrat, Texas

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Slate Magazine

Photo-Ready

The consensus has formed: President Obama should have visited the border to take a firsthand look at the influx of Central American migrants.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Theater, Arts

Mon Jul 14, 2014

KOAT-TV

Democrats continue to pile on Obama for skipping the border

Yet more Democrats are piling on President Barack Obama for skipping a visit to the U.S.-Mexico border during his recent trip to Texas.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Representative Joaquin Castro, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas Government, Texas

Instapundit.com

Michael Barone: Political fallout from underage illegals may spread...

The national media may get tired of stories about young illegals crossing the border in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Washington Examiner

Political fallout from underage illegals may spread far from the Rio Grande Valley

The flood of underage--and many not-so-underage--illegal immigrants from the Central American countries of Guatemala , Honduras and El Salvador crested in the Rio Grande Valley, but now the waters are being diverted and channeled to other parts of the United States.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Prison, US Politics, Senator Mark Kirk, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

St. Petersburg Times

PunditFact: Fact-checking the July 13 news shows

Politicians and pundits tried to find someone to blame Sunday for the influx of thousands of Central American children at the southern border of the United States, with Republicans singling out President Barack Obama for sending a "message" that America wouldn't enforce its immigration laws.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, US Senate, Republican, Rick Santorum

News Max

Aaron Schock: Nothing In Senate's Immigration Bill Could Have Prevented Crisis

Even if House were to pass the Senate's immigration bill, there is nothing there that could have stopped the thousands of young immigrants streaming across the nation's southern border, according to Illinois Republican Rep. Aaron Schock.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Representative Aaron Schock, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Washington Post

Border crisis may turn the table for Democrats

Republicans and even some Democrats have accused President Obama of being insufficiently engaged in the border crisis.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Wall Street Journal

Sunday Talk Preview: Mideast Violence, Border Crisis

The latest on the Israeli-Palestinian hostilities and the growing immigrant crisis along the U.S. border are expected to be discussed on this Sunday's news shows.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, Representative Joaquin Castro, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Mike Rogers, Lamar Smith, Texas Government, Texas

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