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House GOP scraps vote on immigration bill to address border crisis

Source: TBD.com

Washington (CNN) -- On the last day before summer recess, dysfunction reigned in Congress. House Republicans canceled a vote on their $659 million emergency response to the border influx from Central America overwhelming immigration resources, unable to agree among themselves about what to do. Meanwhile, the fate of a separate $2.7 billion Senate measure remained uncertain, with increased doubts that the Democratic majority will pu ...
Full article at: TBD.com 1 hour ago
 

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Divided House moves toward vote on border crisis

Source: 49 News Topeka

WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided House of Representatives is moving forward on a bill to address the immigration crisis on the southern border after GOP leaders made concessions to win conservative support. Republicans say they believe they will command the votes to prevail later Thursday on the legislation to send resources to the U.S.-Mexico border and speed the return of unaccompanied minors arriving here from Central America. They als ...
Full article at: 49 News Topeka 5 hours ago
 

Crossing Party Lines at the Border

Source: The Atlantic

The rhetoric from political leaders about unaccompanied children arriving in the U.S. from Central America has been sharp and, with certain notable exceptions, largely predictable across party lines. But even amid some serious and growing concerns about immigration, Americans are taking a position marked more by compassionate pragmatism than ideology. A new Public Religion Research Institute poll finds that a ...
Full article at: The Atlantic 5 hours ago
 

Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children

Source: Stars and Stripes

Americans are wary of granting refugee status to children crossing the U.S. border to flee strife-torn countries in Central America, and most in an Associated Press-GfK poll say the U.S. does not have a moral obligation to ...
Full article at: Stars and Stripes 7 hours ago
 

Professional clowns gather in Guatemala

Source: Politics Balla

Guatemala City, July 31 (IANS/EFE) More than 200 professional clowns from across Latin America were in Guatemala this week for a meeting to exchange insights about their tra ...
Full article at: Politics Balla 10 hours ago
 

Clowns gather in Guatemala to talk shop

Source: Politics Balla

Guatemala City, July 31 (IANS/EFE) Over 200 professional clowns gathered in Guatemala earlier this week from across the Americas for a meet which allowed them to exchange insights abo ...
Full article at: Politics Balla 12 hours ago
 

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8 child border-crossers sent to Hawaii by feds

Source: Star Advertiser

At least eight of the estimated 60,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America detained while crossing the U.S.-Mexican border have landed in Hawaii — and more could b ...
Full article at: Star Advertiser 14 hours ago
 

Tea party opposition puts fate of House Republican border bill up in the air

Source: The Washington Post

The fate of a Republican proposal to address a brewing immigration crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border was cast into doubt Wednesday after a tea party senator lobbied against it to House members. The effort by Sen. Ted Cruz (Tex.), who made his pitch to a group of House Republicans in a closed-door evening meeting, marked another direct shot at attempts by Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) to dea ...
Full article at: The Washington Post 19 hours ago
 

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The fate of a Republican proposal to address a brewing immigration crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border was cast into doubt Wednesday after a tea party senator lobbied against it to House members. The effort by Sen. Ted Cruz (Tex.), who made his pitch to a group of House Republicans in a closed-door evening meeting, marked another direct shot at attempts by Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) to deal with ...
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