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Mexican with drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis sought in Calif

STOCKTON, California (AP) — Prosecutors in California said Thursday they have obtained an arrest warrant for a tuberculosis patient who is contagious and has refused treatment, putting those around him at risk. Eduardo Rosas Cruz, a 25-year-old from ...

Coyote windfall: Ruthless human smugglers cash in on wave of illegal aliens

Sophisticated, international "coyotes" -- often working in concert with drug cartels as they smuggle illegal immigrants into the U.S. -- are the main traffickers behind the wave of 57,000 unaccompanied Central American children flooding the southern ...

Jeb Bush: Border crisis proves we need immigration reform

[caption id="attachment_22019" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush urged his fellow Republicans not to lose sight of the larger illegal immigration problem -- and its possible solution -- over the curren ...

ACLU may sue city over rejection of shelter for illegal aliens

ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) -- A north San Diego suburb's planning commission on Tuesday ratified its rejection of a proposed 96-bed shelter for unaccompanied immigrant children who are arrested by the Border Patrol, while the American Civil Liberties Uni ...

General Nichols: Guard to take observation role at border

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Most of the 1,000 National Guard troops headed to the Texas-Mexico border will take up observational positions and detain people only if they interfere with their mission, a top general over the deployment said Tuesday. Texas Ad ...

Towns struggle with influx of illegal aliens

LYNN, Mass. (AP) — The national debate over an unprecedented wave of Central American young people entering the country illegally is more of a practical challenge in places like Lynn, a former industrial city outside Boston that's thousands of miles ...

Texas Governor Perry to deploy National Guard to the border

[caption id="attachment_8264" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to South Texas to bolster security along the Mexico border, a local ...

Florida demands feds provide health info about aliens flooding state

Florida's health secretary wrote a letter to federal authorities Friday, concerned that unaccompanied migrant children who have crossed the Mexican border and been transported to shelters in Florida are not being screened for infectious diseases, pla ...

Non-English speaking students drain one state's resources

Even as the state braces for a wave of unaccompanied immigrant children, school systems, including Boston, are failing in assessing and educating non-English speaking students they already have. More than one in five children of immigrants who are le ...

Dayton OH mayor volunteers to take illegal aliens

Dayton would likely be a destination for a portion of the thousands of undocumented children showing up at the nation's southern border if Congress approves funding to provide humanitarian aid, Mayor Nan Whaley said. Officials with the U.S. Departmen ...


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