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President Obama’s $3.7B funding request is not on the calendar but other proposals are scheduled for hearings before summer break

As the final days and hours of the current legislative session wind down, it looks like there may not be any action on President Obama’s request for funding. 806 more words

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Immigration Advocate: Sick Children Not Receiving Medicine At Detention Center

ARTESIA, N.M. (AP) — Immigration advocates who were allowed to visit a New Mexico detention center say women there are complaining that children aren’t getting proper medical care and people are being deported before they can see a lawyer. 133 more words

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Homeland arrests 192 on immigrant smuggling charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department said Tuesday it arrested 192 people along the Mexican border in South Texas on immigrant-smuggling charges and seized more than $625,000, part of the Obama administration’s efforts to discourage and disrupt the flood of tens of thousands of people crossing the border illegally. 171 more words

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Major U.S. cities, counties and states refuse to cooperate with ICE and the number is growing

Refusing to cooperate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) may be the step in the right direction to signal to Congress that we need to move forward and pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform (“CIR”). 587 more words

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US Officials: Dinosaurs Returning Home To Mongolia

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The United States some stolen dinosaur bones to their rightful owners Thurday.

U.S. officials turned over to the Mongolian government enough 80-million-year-old dinosaur skeletons to stock a museum, including two relics of a kind of dinosaur that a prosecutor said “memorably stampeded” in the movie “Jurassic Park.” 534 more words

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Obama Border Funding Reality Check: Most Money to Care, Feed, Transport Illegal Immigrants; Little for Deportations

For the Washington ExaminerByron York reports: It’s still a little unclear exactly how much money President Obama will request to deal with the crisis of thousands of families and unaccompanied children crossing the border into the United States illegally. 506 more words

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