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Category: Immigration Issues :: Border Issues
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Anti-illegal-immigration group's sign back up on I-5 25.7.2008 LA Times: Top News
The San Diego Minutemen had sued to force Caltrans to allow their Adopt-a-Highway sign near the San Clemente Border Patrol checkpoint.

An anti-illegal-immigration group's Adopt-a-Highway sign was re-posted this week on Interstate 5 near the Border Patrol checkpoint in San Clemente after a federal judge ruled it did not pose a danger to the public.
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Immigration law means a borderline existence for U.S. wife of Mexican 22.7.2008 LA Times: Top News
Because Evaristo Suarez twice entered this country illegally, he must wait 10 years before he can apply to legally return. His wife, Heather, and three children wait with him amid Tijuana's perils.

Stuck in Tijuana traffic, Heather Suarez fixes her strawberry blond hair, applies her makeup and listens to country music on the car radio. This morning, she sings along.
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How candidates differ on immigration 21.7.2008 MSNBC

** FILE ** Employees are escorted out after an early morning raid by federal immigration officials at the Michael Bianco Inc. textile plant in New Bedford, Mass., on Tuesday March 6, 2007. During workplace roundups of illegal immigrants, youngsters sometimes become separated from their parents and are taken into government custody, in some cases because the parents fail to disclose they have children. The children can be held for days or weeks before they are reunited with their parents on one side of the border or the other. In New Bedford, Mass., state officials said dozens of children were left stranded at schools and with baby sitters when more than 300 workers were arrested at the factory. (AP Photo/The New Bedford Standard Times, Peter Pereira)Will the next president be able to build majorities in Congress to enact a new immigration law, even after fruitless attempts in 2006 and 2007?  Msnbc.com breaks down the issues and where the candidates stand.


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Cubans heading to U.S. -- via Mexico 18.7.2008 LA Times: Top News
A crackdown on smugglers bringing migrants to Florida shores has caused a shift westward of the illegal traffic.

In the face of a U.S. crackdown on illegal immigration in the waters between Cuba and Florida, Mexican authorities have reported a surge in detentions of Cubans as quick-moving smugglers shift their routes westward.
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McCain discusses bill for illegal immigrants 15.7.2008 Post-Bulletin: Local Politics
SAN DIEGO -- John McCain said Monday that he would support a single legislative bill that would address both border security and the legalization of those now in the country illegally. However, he reiterat
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McCain's turn before La Raza in San Diego 15.7.2008 LA Times: Top News
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McCain's turn before La Raza in San Diego 15.7.2008 LA Times: Nation
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McCain: Border security before path to citizenship 15.7.2008 San Jose Mercury News: Local News
SAN DIEGO- John McCain on Monday asked Latinos to trust him on the thorny issue of how to treat the nation's illegal immigrants, a day after Barack Obama accused the Arizona senator of backing away from his a key position for fear of alienating GOP conservatives.
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More seeking asylum on U.S.-Mexico border 12.7.2008 AP National
EL PASO, Texas (AP) -- Dozens of Mexicans - including police officers, businessmen, at least one prosecutor and a journalist - are asking for political asylum in the U.S. in a desperate and probably hopeless bid to escape an unprecedented wave of drug-related killings and kidnappings south of the border....
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More seeking asylum on U.S.-Mexico border 12.7.2008 Boston Globe: Latest
Dozens of Mexicans -- including police officers, businessmen, at least one prosecutor and a journalist -- are asking for political asylum in the U.S. in a desperate and probably hopeless bid to escape an unprecedented wave of drug-related killings and kidnappings south of the border.
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'Senses in overdrive'? Border Patrol has a job for you 9.7.2008 Twincities.com: Local
The U.S. Border Patrol is looking today for the few, the proud, the border-conscious Minnesotans. The federal agency in charge of securing the nation's 8,000-mile-plus stretch of borders is holding a job-recruiting fair this morning at the Holiday Inn Select International Airport Hotel in Bloomington.
Texas border city actually embraces fence idea 9.7.2008 AP National
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) -- This city on the Rio Grande stands virtually alone, and not just because it's in vast, desolate West Texas....
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McCain, Obama vow immigration change 8.7.2008 Twincities.com: Nation
WASHINGTON — John McCain and Barack Obama told a major Hispanic organization Tuesday that they remain committed to passing comprehensive immigration legislation, despite its defeat in Congress and unpopularity with voters who prefer a heavier emphasis on border security.
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Editorial: False Victory at the Border 5.7.2008 NY Times: Editorials
A real victory will come with a well-patrolled border and a well-run immigration system that requires undocumented workers to come forward and be legalized.

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Security checks on domestic Washington ferries roil islanders 30.6.2008 LA Times: Nation
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On the Border, Neighbors Try to Reclaim Polluted Valley 24.6.2008 AlterNet
The Southern border region is inundated with trash, the waste of two large cities, illegal dumping and maquiladoras.
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When Riding the Bus Turns into a Ticket to Jail 23.6.2008 AlterNet
Border Patrol agents are checking the citizenship status of travelers passing through by bus and train every day in New York, deporting immigrants.
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Plan to Fingerprint Foreigners Exiting U.S. Is Opposed 22.6.2008 Washington Post: Nation
The airline industry and embassies of 34 countries, including the members of the European Union, are urging the U.S. government to withdraw a plan that would require airlines and cruise lines to collect digital fingerprints of all foreigners before they depart the United States, starting in August...

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As Guard wraps up, debate revs up on border 21.6.2008 Chicago Tribune: Nation
The Guard's two-year mission is to end by mid-July, but there's controversy about its withdrawal as there was about its deployment. The Tribune's Michael Martinez ...
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As Guard wraps up, debate revs up on border 21.6.2008 Chicago Tribune: Nation
The Guard's two-year mission is to end by mid-July, but there's controversy about its withdrawal as there was about its deployment, which some criticized as excessive militarization of the nation's southern boundary. The Tribune's Michael Martinez ...
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