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Honduran special forces are struggling to keep children from fleeing to the US

CORINTO, Honduras — Clad in flak jackets and bearing automatic rifles and side arms, elite forces are scouring the ragged countryside that straddles this border between Honduras and Guatemala. 904 more words

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Health Department: More Than 30,000 Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Released to Sponsors In 2014

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — States with established Central American immigrant communities have received the most children released to sponsors this year after being arrested unaccompanied at the U.S.-Mexico border, according to federal data released Thursday. 500 more words

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Gov. Deal: 'Unconscionable' White House Failed To Pick Up Phone To Tell Us Immigrants Were Being Sent To Georgia

ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta/AP) — Georgia’s governor on Thursday chided the president in a letter for failing to communicate with the governor’s office before sending unaccompanied young migrants to the state. 396 more words

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Obama Meeting With Central American Leaders At White House To Discuss Influx Of Immigrants

WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — President Barack Obama is summoning Central American leaders to the White House to discuss the influx of young immigrants from their countries to the U.S., hoping to show presidential action even as Congress remains deeply split over proposals to stem the crisis on the border. 677 more words

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The Difference Between America and Russia

An edition of Sinclair Lewis’s novel The Jungle is available and even if you have read the book, get a copy of the complete edition and read it again. 969 more words

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Gang Violence, Fears For Children In Central America Fuel Rush To US

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they’re fleeing violent gangs in Central America.

Experts, however, say those gangs are actually a byproduct of U.S. 707 more words

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Pew Poll: Hindus not liked by Americans - Narayan Lakshman

“Hindu-Americans appeared to exemplify a community towards which feelings were more positive when respondents personally knew a member of the community. Those who knew a Hindu gave the community a rating of 63, whereas those who did not gave it a rating of 47, on average.” - Narayan Lakshman… 457 more words

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