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2 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Gutierrez is Texas-bound to see how immigrant minors are being treated

U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez of Illinois will be among 12 members of Congress to visit a section of the U.S. border Thursday and Friday where tens of thousands of children have crossed into the country, his office announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Luis Gutierrez, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Kirk, US Senate, Republican, Steny Hoyer, US Military, US Air Force

4 hrs ago | US News & World Report

Montel Williams Challenges Obama on Veterans Affairs Crisis

Montel Williams -- the enlisted Marine, turned Navy officer, turned talk show host, turned veterans advocate -- issued a stark challenge to President Barack Obama on Wednesday amid a crippling and deadly Veterans Affairs scandal: "Surge."

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Military, US Navy, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Fort Sill, US Army, Medicine, Nursing, US Air Force

9 hrs ago | Post and Courier

TSA demonstrates explosive-detecting dogs at Charleston airport

A black Labrador retriever bounds down rows of passenger seats in the terminal at Charleston International Airport, stopping at carry-on bags to take a sniff before moving on to the next piece of luggage or backpack.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Fairbanks, AK

11 hrs ago | Center for American Progress

Out of Range

In this image made from video, female airmen march during graduation at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, June 2012.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US News, Liberal Political News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Washington Times

Obama mum on where illegal immigrant children are sheltered

The Obama administration is concealing key details about its response to the surge of unaccompanied children illegally crossing the southern border, including where the unaccompanied minors are being sheltered and the circumstances under which some are set free inside the U.S. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill say the lack of information has handicapped ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, US Military, US Air Force

The Coastal Courier

Sound off for July 28

These opinions are not the Courier's. Callers are not required to identify themselves, so we can neither verify sources nor their motives.

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Related Topix: Call, ID, US Military, US Air Force

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Cleveland.com

HHS warns of scam against relatives of unaccompanied immigrant children

Scammers have somehow been able to locate U.S. relatives of immigrant children being held at primarily at two facilities, Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio and Fort Sill in Oklahoma.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Fort Sill, OK

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Air Force Times

Lackland airman ambushes homeless man with makeover

James Green has a special commitment to San Antonio's homeless. He wants them to know they matter and he wants the displaced to know he cares.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Gateway Pundit

Taxpayer-Funded Illegal Immigrant Child Services...

This is an UPDATE on a previous BCFS article exposing the ACORN-like laundering of funds filtered through the organization via the Obama administration.

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

Tri-cityherald.com

FBI: No arrests yet in scam targeting migrant kids

The FBI is trying to determine how many people have been victimized by the scheme, in which con artists use private information about the children to contact their family members and demand payment for bogus processing and travel expenses needed to reunite the kids with their relatives.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Military, US Air Force, Fort Sill, OK

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Migrant children: All 50 states are housing them, but not to the same degree

A dormitory used to house children who illegally crossed the border from Central and South America without adults is seen in a picture released by the Administration for Children and Families and the Department of Health and Human Services taken at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, June 2, 2014.

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Related Topix: Children, Vocal, US Military, US Air Force, US Politics, US News, Michael McCaul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas, us Travel, Travel

Patch.com

Pine Hill Family Celebrates Soldier's Homecoming This Weekend

Stephen Gentile returns home from a six-month deployment in the Middle East as part of "Operation Enduring Freedom" this weekend.

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Related Topix: Pine Hill, NJ, Camden County, NJ, US Military, US Air Force

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

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

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