Immigration

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Court gives Arizona’s illegal immigrants a ticket to ride

By Kristen Eicher
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Immigration | The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday struck down an Arizona policy prohibiting young illegal immigrants from getting drivers’ licenses. In 2012,

Midday Roundup: Obama requests cash to deal with border crisis

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | More money, please. President Barack Obama has asked Congress for $3.7 billion to contain the influx of illegal immigrants who have overwhelmed the nation’s…

Midday Roundup: TSA screening crackdown targets cellphone bomb threat

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Electronic surveillance. Some U.S.-bound airplane passengers will have to turn their cellphones on and off again to meet added security requirements. The…

Midday Roundup: Protesters force buses of detainees to turn back

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Turn that bus around. Protesters in Murrieta, Calif., blocked three buses of illegal immigrants headed to an area processing center, forcing the drivers to…

Somali youth: We are not terrorists

By Moses Wasamu
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Kenya | Immigrants living in Kenya say the crackdown on refugees may make the country’s security situation worse

Obama vows to enact immigration reform—without Congress

By J.C. Derrick
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Immigration | WASHINGTON—House Speaker John Boehner last week announced the House would sue President Barack Obama for abusing his executive power. Within days,

Midday Roundup: Israel plots revenge for murdered teens

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | In mourning. Thousands of Israelis took to the streets today to mourn three teenage seminary students kidnapped last month in the West Bank. Their bodies were…

Stop human trafficking, look at your neighbor

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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Human Trafficking | WASHINGTON—Sandie Morgan was chatting with her Asian manicurist in a nail salon when the woman said she hated her work. Morgan asked why she didn’t change…

Is U.S. policy putting child immigrants in danger?

By Emily Scheie
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Immigration | WASHINGTON—During a visit this summer to a Department of Homeland Security facility in McAllen, Texas, Genevieve Wood saw 300 immigrants packed inside…

Midday Roundup: Feds sack Redskins trademarks

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | The Washington Disparagers. In what patent experts are calling a landmark ruling, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has canceled six trademarks held by the…

Is the U.S. AWOL in the war on drugs?

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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Immigration | WASHINGTON—Rep. Matt Salmon, R-Ariz., visited the Nogales processing center in Arizona on Friday, where hundreds of Latin American children await…

Illegal immigrant kids complicate GOP reform

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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Immigration | WASHINGTON—When hundreds of illegal immigrant children—most teenagers, but some as young as 5 or 6—arrived in Texas this month, government officials…

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