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Mexicans and Americans Came Together to Highline Across the Southern Border, And Their New Film Looks to Humanize Immigration 23.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"For me, this isn't a highlining story. There are better, bigger highlines. This story is about two groups of people coming together to stand for what they believe."
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Border Patrol Agents Fire Pepper Balls at Mexican Swimmers in Rio Grande 14.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
A leisurely swim on Sunday by Mexican families turned into an altercation with U.S. Border Patrol agents, who fired pepper-spray bullets at the swimmers.
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Colorado farms turn to technology amid water warnings in Southwest U.S. 13.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A drone soared over a blazing hot cornfield in northeastern Colorado on a recent morning, snapping images with an infrared camera to help researchers decide how much water they would give the crops the next day.
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Trump won't get a citizenship question on the census, but Latino kids may still be undercounted 6.8.2019 L.A. Times - World News

For decades, the U.S. Census struggled to count Latino children. Now, activists fear a bigger undercount in the wake of Trump's battle over the citizenship question.

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In Starr County, Texas, Trump's border wall 'still highly unpopular' 2.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Some residents are deeply skeptical of the border wall, fearing it will aggravate flooding problems and cut them off culturally from the Rio Grande river that has defined this landscape.
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Bodies of two people missing since June in Colorado rivers found 2.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
The bodies of Zach Jones and Tessie Strickland, who both went missing in Colorado waterways, were recovered in late July.
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Migrant traffic on the busiest stretch of border has decreased, but is the shift significant? 27.7.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Tents set up by Border Patrol agents to process hundreds of asylum seekers on dirt roads just north of the Rio Grande last month have sat empty this week, as smaller groups of migrants crossed this area of the U.S.

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Migrant traffic on the busiest stretch of the border 27.7.2019 LA Times: Nation

Texas' Rio Grande Valley has been the busiest stretch of border for illicit crossings for years, making it a good barometer for the impact of new immigration policies.

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U.S. Could Build Tent Facility For Asylum Seekers in Flood Plain At The Border 21.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Laredo officials made a counteroffer for the federal government to use a city office building for asylum hearings instead of a tent in a flood plain along the Rio Grande.
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Unprecedented Lake Appears in Frozen, High Altitude Landscape: 'Snow Is Permanent in the Alps...It's Not Supposed to Melt' 17.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Towards the end of June, Europe experienced a sweltering heatwave that saw the mercury rise to record highs in some areas.
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Western states buy time with a 7-year Colorado River drought plan, but face a hotter, drier future 17.7.2019 GreenBiz.com
Dry years like 2018 are the likely future — leaders must begin planning for them now.
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Why Do Migrants Keep Coming To The U.S. Border, Despite Donald Trump's Hardline Policies? 12.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Americans need to keep in mind how difficult and dangerous these journeys are—yet, people are doing it anyway," said Mark Feierstein, who worked as a special assistant to the president and senior director for Western Hemisphere affairs under the Obama administration.
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Tourist in Flip-Flops Rescued from Top of 4,500 ft Mountain by Emergency Services 11.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Emergency services deployed by air yesterday in a rescue helicopter known as "Dragon 74" amid reports of a female hiker who needed assistance. She had some unfortunate footwear.
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Newport Beach man dies in Green River rafting accident 9.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

A Newport Beach man died in a rafting accident Saturday on the Green River in Dinosaur National Monument, National Park Service officials said.

Anthony Vasi, 47, was on a commercial rafting trip with family and friends in a remote part of the river, which straddles Colorado and Utah, when their...

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Newsletter: Today: Harsh Reality on the Rio Grande 8.7.2019 LA Times: Nation

Migrants from as far away as Africa face difficult choices on the border.

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Facing Trump’s asylum limits, refugees from as far as Africa languish in a Mexican camp 8.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green
Trump's policy limiting asylum seekers' entry leaves those who wish to follow the law with little choice between a desperate wait and a deadly river crossing.
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Today: Harsh Reality on the Rio Grande 8.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Migrants from as far away as Africa face difficult choices on the border.

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Harsh Reality on the Rio Grande

The headlines from the U.S.-Mexico border in recent months have focused on a surge of Central American families fleeing violence and poverty — and how the U.S. immigration system has...

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Death at the border: 4 from Guatemala, 3 of them children, succumb to heat in Texas 8.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Her sister had made the trek last year, following a familiar script: Cross into U.S. territory from Mexico with a minor child, surrender to the Border Patrol, and apply for political asylum — then get released and launch a new life in the United States.

Briseyda Lisseth Chicas Perez, 20, a one-time...

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Why are migrants getting sick or dying on the border? 8.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

In recent days, images of squalid conditions for migrants held by the Border Patrol have been made public by a congressman, federal government inspectors and advocacy groups. Meanwhile, the Border Patrol has reported the deaths of additional migrants in custody and has launched an investigation...

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Man who died in Dinosaur National Monument rafting accident identified 8.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
The man who died Saturday in a rafting accident on the Green River has been identified as Anthony Vasi of Newport Beach, California.
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