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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.

July 26, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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C. Americans hearing US not letting them stay

C. Americans hearing US not letting them stay

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras — Her slender wrists still red from the handcuffs, she stepped off the airplane on the 36th day of her journey, back where she began.

July 26, 2014 6:15 pm Photos

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Report: 117 percent increase in children 12 and younger crossing border alone

Report: 117 percent increase in children 12 and younger crossing border alone

HOUSTON — Not only have more unaccompanied children illegally crossed the southern border this year — more than twice last year’s total — but they are crossing at much younger ages, according to a study released this week.

July 25, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Migrants: Obama urges Latin leaders, GOP to help

WASHINGTON — Pressing for swift action, President Obama on Friday urged Central American presidents and congressional Republicans to help ease the influx of minors and migrant families crossing the southwest border of the United States.

July 25, 2014 4:19 pmLoading…
House votes to boost child tax credit for some

House votes to boost child tax credit for some

WASHINGTON — More families with higher incomes could claim the popular child tax credit under a bill that won approval Friday in the House. But in a dispute that divides Republicans and Democrats, millions of the poorest low-income families would still lose the credit in 2018, when enhanceme…

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House votes to boost child tax credit for some

House votes to boost child tax credit for some

FILE - In this May 23, 2014, file photo, Rep. Sander Levin, D-Mich., speaks to reporters in Washington. More families with higher incomes could claim the popular child tax credit under a bill that won approval Friday, July 25 in the House. "The new Republican rhetoric on poverty is no match …

July 25, 2014 12:45 pmLoading…
Obama aide: GOP may impeach Obama over immigration

Obama aide: GOP may impeach Obama over immigration

WASHINGTON — President Obama will propose broad-ranging executive action on immigration reform later this summer that could provoke Republicans into trying to impeach him, a senior White House official said Friday.

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FBI investigating scam targeting immigrant children’s families

DALLAS — The FBI is investigating how scammers obtained confidential information to defraud migrant children’s families of thousands of dollars by telling them they needed to pay a fee to get their children out of federal custody.

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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.

July 23, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…
Ramesh Ponnuru: Buffett, Gates, Adelson don't get immigration

Ramesh Ponnuru: Buffett, Gates, Adelson don't get immigration

Stand-alone legislation to boost high-skilled immigration would easily pass in Congress.

July 16, 2014 7:15 pmLoading…
Schools a haven for kids who crossed border alone

Schools a haven for kids who crossed border alone

ARLINGTON, Va. — Teacher Michael Coughlin sometimes learns about his students’ harrowing trips across the border alone and what they left behind from the essays they write. Other times, they’ll mention a court date or ask for help finding an immigration attorney.

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Schools a haven for kids who crossed border alone

Schools a haven for kids who crossed border alone

This photo taken July 1, 2014 shows teacher Eddison James working with students at Liberty High School Tuesday in Houston. James, a math teacher at the school, said it's important to try to keep students engaged. The school, which serves a large immigrant population, including "unaccompanied…

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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.

July 12, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

Mexican police raid immigrant shelter in Nogales, group says

Armed gunmen threatened and robbed immigrants at a shelter.

July 12, 2014 1:28 pmLoading…
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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