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Poll: Immigration concerns rise with tide of kids

Poll: Immigration concerns rise with tide of kids

McALLEN, Texas — For nearly two months, images of immigrant children who have crossed the border without a parent, only to wind up in concrete holding cells once in the United States, have tugged at heartstrings. Yet most Americans now say U.S. law should be changed so they can be sent home …

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House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

Speaker of the House John Boehner is calling for a vote Thursday on the House’s “common-sense solution.”

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House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

WASHINGTON — House Republicans unveiled a slimmed-down bill Tuesday to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding migrant youths back home.

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Immigration debate roils politics in ... Maine

Immigration debate roils politics in ... Maine

LEWISTON, Maine — In the whitest U.S. state, thousands of miles from the Mexican border, the debate over immigration is becoming a central issue in one of the nation’s most closely watched governor’s races.

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Immigration debate roils politics in ... Maine?

Immigration debate roils politics in ... Maine?

Maine Gov. Paul LePage has criticized the federal government’s placement of eight immigrant kids in his state.

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Bill to overhaul VA predicted to pass Congress

Bill to overhaul VA predicted to pass Congress

WASHINGTON — A sweeping proposal to revamp the Department of Veterans Affairs and the nation’s medical care for military veterans should have enough support to pass the House and Senate this week before lawmakers leave town for a summer recess, lead negotiators said Monday.

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Obama mulls large-scale move on immigration

Obama mulls large-scale move on immigration

WASHINGTON — Even as they grapple with an immigration crisis at the border, White House officials are making plans to act before November’s midterm elections to grant work permits to potentially millions of immigrants who are in this country illegally, allowing them to stay in the United Sta…

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Obama mulls large-scale move on immigration

Obama mulls large-scale move on immigration

FILE - This July 18, 2014, file photo shows demonstrators with signs on an overpass in Indianapolis, to protest against people who immigrate illegally. Even as they grapple with an immigration crisis at the border, White House officials are making plans to act before November’s mid-term elec…

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More young border crossers going straight to port

More young border crossers going straight to port

Children without legal documents coming through ports of entry in Tucson area up.

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Syfert challenges Gowan-Stevens team in LD 14 GOP primary

Syfert challenges Gowan-Stevens team in LD 14 GOP primary

All three support school choice, say feds are hindering lumber industry.

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George Will: California's Kashkari is Goldwater 2.0

George Will: California's Kashkari is Goldwater 2.0

Republican gubernatorial candidate may lose now but help party gain traction.

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Immigrant intake to move from Greyhound station

Immigrant intake to move from Greyhound station

New immigrant help center site not being disclosed to avoid protests.

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Armed men rob migrants in Nogales, Sonora, shelter

Armed men rob migrants in Nogales, Sonora, shelter

This article has been updated to include the response from the Nogales police.

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'Dreamers' need driver's licenses

'Dreamers' need driver's licenses

Gov. Brewer shouldn't oppose driver's licenses for young immigrants.

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Mexican police raid immigrant shelter in Nogales, group says

Armed gunmen threatened and robbed immigrants at a shelter.

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City calls for immigration reform and funding

City calls for immigration reform and funding

City Council asks President to stop slitting up immigrant families.

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GOP hopefuls debate threat of terrorists crossing border

GOP hopefuls debate threat of terrorists crossing border

Five Republicans also discuss Common Core standards.

July 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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