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iPad 2 Review: To Guatemala and Back

iPad 2 Review: To Guatemala and Back
Last Friday, I bought an iPad 2 and hopped a flight to Guatemala. I'm going to go ahead and declare my well-travelled...
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Feds: Minnesota Receives 173 Immigrant Children

Source: CBS Minnesota

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The federal government says 173 unaccompanied immigrant children have been placed in Minnesota since the start of the year. The Office of Refugee Resettlement on Thursday issued a state-by-state breakdown of unaccompanied child placement. The figures show more than 30,000 children have been released to sponsors this year through July 7. Texas, New York, Florida and California are receiving the most unaccompanied children caught at the U.S. border, according to th ...
Full article at: CBS Minnesota 6 hours ago

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Obama May Bypass Congress To Grant Refugee Status For Hondurans

Source: Big Government

Mark Krikorian
The Obama administration is considering a move that, according to Mark Krikorian, the executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies, "would increase, not stem, the flood of migrants from Central America trying to get into the United States". “It’s clearly a bad idea,” Mr. Krikorian said. “Orders of magnitude more people will apply for refugee status if they can just do it from their home countries.” He added that the proposal would allow people to claim to be refugees fr ...
Full article at: Big Government 6 hours ago

Guatemalan calls for "Plan Central America" to halt emigration

Source: Fox News Latino

Guatemala's  President Otto Pérez Molina
Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina said here Thursday that to deal with the border crisis spurred by the arrival of more than 50,000 unaccompanied underage migrants from Central America it will be necessary for the United States to implement a plan similar to Washington's mult ...
Full article at: Fox News Latino 9 hours ago, 5:56pm CDT

Honduran President: America's 'Lack of Clarity' on Immigration Laws Luring Migrants

Source: Big Government

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández said the mixed messages from the Obama administration on the country's immigration laws have contributed to thousands of his citizens believing that amnesty awaits them across the U.S.-Mexico border.  In an interview with Time before Obama met with the leaders of Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador at the White House on Wednesday evening, Hernandez said, "T ...
Full article at: Big Government 11 hours ago, 4:04pm CDT

Who Are The Kids Of The Migrant Crisis?

Source: NPR

Christie Administration Faces Possible Securities Violations Over Bridge Repairs
Many kids and teenagers leave Central America to avoid climbing levels of gang violence, extortion, and drug trafficking. Sometimes, it's to find thei ...
Full article at: NPR 12 hours ago, 3:21pm CDT

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Military Sealift Command Joint High-Speed Vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) moored to the pier in Puerto Barrios, Guatemala July 22 to commence the offload of gear and personnel in support of Sout ...
Full article at: 12 hours ago, 2:30pm CDT

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Chicago Attorneys Provide Legal Assistance To Immigrant Children

Source: CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) – Lawyers for the National Immigrant Justice Center, which is part of Chicago’s Heartland Alliance, are now giving legal help to about 500 immigrant children – 85 to 90 percent of whom have come from Central America. Managing Attorney Ashley Huebner told the story of one girl, now 18 years old, whose odyssey Huebner says is more or less typical. “Her father physically and sexually abused her throughout her whole childho ...
Full article at: CBS Chicago 13 hours ago, 2:01pm CDT

Central America leaders plead for help from Washington amid border crisis

Source: Post Politics: - The Washington Post

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Central American presidents sharply criticized Washington on Thursday for failing to address the root causes of violence and poverty in their countries that helped spur a recent influx of child migrants to the United States. Re ...
Full article at: Post Politics: - The Washington Post 14 hours ago, 12:49pm CDT

Jeb Bush: Use Border Crisis to Pass Amnesty Bill

Source: Big Government

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls Receives Bill Gates At Hotel Matignon
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, who said that illegal immigration is an "act of love" that should not "rile" up Americans, now believes most of the illegal immigrant children from Central America should be sent back.  But he also called for Congress to use the border crisis to pass comprehensive amnesty legislation.  In a Thursday Wall Street Journal op-ed with Clint Bolick, Bush concedes that "few of these children are likely to return home if nothing ...
Full article at: Big Government 14 hours ago, 12:39pm CDT


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