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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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House, Senate advance competing border proposals

House, Senate advance competing border proposals

Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio, joined at right by incoming Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy of Calif., talks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 23, 2014, following a Republican strategy session. House Republicans want to slash President Barack Obama'…

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House, Senate advance competing border proposals

House, Senate advance competing border proposals

WASHINGTON — At an impasse on immigration, House Republicans and Senate Democrats advanced competing proposals Wednesday for dealing with tens of thousands of young migrants showing up at the southern border.

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Honduran families deported back to a bleak future

Honduran families deported back to a bleak future

Eight-year-old Sandra holds on to her uncle, Pedro Ramirez, 18, as he scrolls through a cellphone looking at photos with his sister, Elsa Ramirez, 27, who was deported with her two children, Sandra and Cesar, right.

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Honduran families deported back to a bleak future

Honduran families deported back to a bleak future

TOCOA, Honduras — Elsa Ramirez already had lost two brothers to violence in this remote Caribbean region when co-workers handling clandestine cocaine flights from South America murdered her husband four months ago. Then the killers came looking for her.

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Big issues loom for Congress as recess nears

WASHINGTON — Pressure is on Congress to act in the next two weeks on several problems, from keeping highway projects on track and easing wait time for veterans seeking health care to the humanitarian crisis at the Mexican border.

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Perry sending National Guard troops to border

Perry sending National Guard troops to border

Gov. Rick Perry speaks during a news conference in the Governor's press room, Monday, July 21, 2014, in Austin, Texas. Gov. Perry announced he is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops over the next month to the Texas-Mexico border to combat criminals that Republican state leaders say a…

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Perry sending National Guard troops to border

Perry sending National Guard troops to border

AUSTIN, Texas — 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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Migration spotlights Mexican 'coyote' smugglers

Migration spotlights Mexican 'coyote' smugglers

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala — The man-in-the-know nursed a late-morning beer at a bar near the Suchiate River that separates Guatemala from Mexico, and answered a question about his human-smuggling business with a question: “Do you think a coyote is going to say he’s a coyote?”

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Migration spotlights Mexican 'coyote' smugglers

Migration spotlights Mexican 'coyote' smugglers

Central American migrants ride a freight train during their journey toward the U.S.-Mexico border in Ixtepec, Mexico. More than 57,000 unaccompanied minors, most from Central America, were caught at the U.S. border from October to June.

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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.

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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.

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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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We need a 'good jobs' president

We need a 'good jobs' president

Obama should use executive order to reward companies who pay living wage.

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Charles Krauthammer: The immigration no-brainer

Charles Krauthammer: The immigration no-brainer

The Central American exception must be eliminated and the children repatriated.

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