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Chickenpox outbreak disrupts operation of NM illegal alien shelter

[caption id="attachment_32549" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]Deportations of migrants from a temporary Artesia detention center have been halted after an unknown number of detainees came down with the chicken pox, according to ...

Two-thirds of Americans want illegal aliens deported quickly

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — For nearly two months, images of immigrant children who have crossed the border without a parent, only to wind up in concrete holding cells once in United States, have tugged at heartstrings. Yet most Americans now say U.S. law ...

Perry: Guardsmen needed at Mexican border to handle criminals

National Guardsmen are needed along the border with Mexico to deter and detain criminals, Texas Gov. Rick Perry told the Tribune-Review in an interview critical of the Obama administration's delayed response to a surge of illegal immigrant children. ...

Central American leaders criticize US policies

Three Central American leaders met President Obama on Friday to tell him that billions of dollars poured into attempting to prevent migrant children crossing the US border would be better spent addressing the root causes of the crisis in their countr ...

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 ...


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