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Senate Passes $4.6B Border Aid Measure; Pelosi Seeks Talks

June 26
By Associated Press

The GOP-held Senate on Wednesday passed a bipartisan $4.6 billion measure to deliver aid to the southern border before the government runs out of money to care for thousands of migrant families and unaccompanied children.

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Mexico Says Immigration Efforts Focused On Southern Border

June 25
By Associated Press

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says Mexico's tightening of immigration controls has focused "more than anything" on regulating entries at its southern border.

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'City Of Omens' Examines Dangers Facing Women In Tijuana

June 25
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Author and UCSD epidemiologist Dan Werb will be speaking about his new book "City of Omens: A Search For The Missing Women of the Borderlands," Tuesday at Warwick's.

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Border Official Resigns Amid Uproar Over Migrant Children

June 25
By Associated Press

The acting head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection resigned Tuesday amid an uproar over the discovery of migrant children being held in pitiful conditions at one of the agency's stations in Texas.

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White House Threatens To Veto Aid Bill For Migrant Families

June 25
By Associated Press

The White House is threatening to veto a $4.5 billion House bill aimed at improving the treatment of migrant families detained after crossing the U.S. southern border, saying the measure would hamstring the administration's border security efforts and raising fresh questions about the legislation's fate.

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Government Moves Migrant Kids After Bad Treatment Exposed

June 24
By Associated Press

The U.S. government has removed most of the children from a remote Border Patrol station in Texas following reports that more than 300 children were detained there, caring for each other with inadequate food, water and sanitation.

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Imperial Welcomes Home World-Champion Boxer Andy Ruiz Jr. With Parade, Ceremony

June 24
Max Rivlin-Nadler

The heavyweight champ is an inspiration to many in the close-knit community along the border.

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Mexico Officials Detain More Migrants As Crackdown Steps Up

June 24
By Associated Press

Authorities reinforced efforts over the weekend to deter Central Americans and others from crossing Mexico to reach the United States, detaining migrants in the south and stationing National Guardsmen along the Rio Grande in the north.

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Biden: Congress Should Immediately Make 'Dreamers' Citizens

June 24
By Associated Press

Weighing in on immigration before first Democratic debates, Joe Biden is proposing that Congress grant immediate citizenship to more than 800,000 U.S. residents who were brought to the country illegally as children.

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Asylum-Seekers Almost Always Returned To Mexico, Even If They Express Fear

June 21
Max Rivlin-Nadler

Since January, the Department of Homeland Security has been sending thousands of migrants back to Mexico as U.S. asylum applications are reviewed in the U.S. Migrants are repeatedly saying in court that they’re not safe in Mexico, but are being returned there anyway.

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