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3 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Tails of Heroism: Military Dogs Take to Capitol Hill

Decorated veterans, both human and canine, went to Congress yesterday to advocate for the reunification of military dogs and their handlers.

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Related Topix: US News, US Military, US Marine Corps, US Air Force, US Politics, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Gus Bilirakis

4 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Group Given Nearly $300 Million To House Child Immigrants; Improperly Disclosed Lobbying

A Texas-based organization that has been awarded hundreds of millions of dollars in federal contracts by the Obama administration to house illegal immigrant children not only lobbied the federal government, but also failed to properly disclose the activity.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Healthcare Law, Law, US Military, US Air Force, Conservative Political News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sunherald.com

Montgomery Air Force base could house immigrant children

FEMA notified Gov. Robert Bentley's office late Wednesday afternoon the base is under consideration, communications director Jennifer Ardis said Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Robert Bentley, US Governors, Oxnard, CA

Los Angeles Times

FBI investigating scam targeting immigrant children's families

Children at the White House earlier this month protest President Obama's response to the immigration crisis.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Military, US Air Force, Ventura County, CA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Free Republic

DOD to provide space for 5,000 more migrant children until next year

The U.S. military will provide housing space for up to an additional 5,000 unaccompanied Central American children who have illegally come across the border, Pentagon spokesman Col.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, US Military, Fort Sill, US Army, US Air Force, US News

US News & World Report

Fix 2008 Immigration Reform Law to Help Unaccompanied Migrant Children

Over the past two months, I have toured the Border Patrol facility in McAllen, Texas, and the Department of Health and Human Services facility at Lackland Air Force Base where immigrant children without legal status are being processed.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, McAllen, TX, US Military, US Air Force, 9, Opinion

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Vermont looks for housing for child refugees from Central America

Gov. Peter Shumlin has asked the mayor of Burlington to identify facilities in Vermont that could temporarily house immigrant children from Central America.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Peter Shumlin, Immigration Reform, US Military, US Air Force

Roll Call

Treating PTSD in Military Dogs

WOAI in San Antonio has a piece on post-traumatic stress disorder in military dogs, highlighting the work of Walter Burghardt, a veterinarian and researcher at Lackland Air Force Base in the Texas city.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Walter Jones, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

CBS Local

Kaufman County: No Illegal Immigrant Children Here

Kaufman County Commissioners approved a resolution on Monday telling the federal government that they don't want to house any illegal immigrants in their communities.

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Related Topix: Kaufman County, TX, US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, Family, Kids, US Military, US Air Force

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Texas Group Finds Most Unaccompanied Children Could Qualify for Relief

More than half of the unaccompanied Central American children who are in U.S. custody after crossing the U.S. border could be found eligible for relief by a U.S. immigration judge, according to an assessment by Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services .

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Hot Air

WaPo: White House was warned two years ago of growing border crisis...

In case you missed it this weekend, make amends now . We already knew that the White House was warned years ago about a surge of illegal immigrant children at the border: It was Rick Perry, in fact, who warned them .

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Rick Perry, US Governors, Family, Kids, US Military, US Air Force

The Times

Fleeing children pose no health threat to U.S.

Re: Alvy McDaniel, "Illegal immigrants can pose a health threat to U.S.," July 16, 6A In a letter published July 16, Alvy McDaniel maintains that the unaccompanied minors crossing our southern border carry a host of diseases including smallpox and "possibly Ebola."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Illegal Immigration, US News, US Military, US Air Force

Washington Times

Obama ignored warnings of illegal child crossings on the border for 2 years: report

U.S. border patrol agents spent the last two years issuing warnings to the Obama administration about an uptick in the number of illegal minor-aged immigrants crossers, a new report from the University of Team at El Paso found.

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Related Topix: Brownsville, TX, US Military, US Air Force

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Mediaite.com

Fox's Jeanine Pirro: Obama Purposely Using Immigration Crisis to 'Change the Demographics'

President Barack Obama has intentionally allowed the border crisis to get this far as a way to shift demographics in favor of the Democrats.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Immigration Reform, US Military, US Air Force, Television

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Boston.com

Some children with claims of abuse overlooked at border

The first time her aunt in Mexico took her out at night, the young teenager was told they were headed to a party.

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Related Topix: Mexico, MO, Honduras, World News, Central America, US News, US Military, US Air Force,

The Washington Post

Obama aides were warned of brewing border crisis

Many warnings of a growing border crisis: A timeline of events leading up to the flood of unaccompanied minors from Central America entering the United States illegally.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, University of Texas at El Paso, US Military, US Air Force

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Raw Story

Some Bible verses for the Good ChristiansA angry that migrant kids might sleep in a bed

The horror show that is the growing right wing demands that migrant children who are being detained be - well, it's hard to say, but the implication is that it's wrong to detain them anywhere, and so I guess the demand is to wipe them off the face of the planet? - gets uglier by the minute.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Military, US Air Force

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Washington Times

Blumenthal to visit border to see migrant children

Connecticut U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is traveling to the U.S. border with Mexico to see firsthand the crisis involving tens of thousands of migrant children streaming into Texas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, McAllen, TX, US Military, US Air Force

The Bandera County Courier

Current 'humanitarian crisis'

Pictured: Senator John Cornyn During a Wednesday, July 9, telephone conference, United States Senator John Cornyn discussed the humanitarian crisis on the Texas-Mexico border - and President Barack Obama's perceived "tone deaf" response to it.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Texas Government, Texas, Barack Obama, US Military, US Air Force

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

U.S. towns fight to avoid taking in migrant minors

A shelter for Central American children who crossed the border illegally opened behind Gregg Griffith's house here a few months ago.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Saint Paul's College, US Military, US Air Force, Sports

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