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Rowdy Trump protests portend explosive California primary

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Hispanic protesters heckle Jeb Bush in Houston

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush pushed back against more than a dozen protesters who repeatedly heckled him Monday with chants of "No hope without our vote" as he tried to address a... Read more »

Sept. 21, 2015

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Dozens feared dead in Aegean Sea after boat incidents

Disasters at sea claimed the lives of dozens of migrants on Sunday, as desperate people fleeing war and poverty braved the risky journey to seek sanctuary in Europe. Read more »

Sept. 20, 2015

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Biden: Trump's view on immigration 'will not prevail'

Vice President Joe Biden lashed out at Republican front-runner Donald Trump on immigration Tuesday, accusing him of reverting to "xenophobia" to garner support in the 2016 election. Read more »

Sept. 15, 2015

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Hungary declares emergency, seals border, detains migrants

Declaring a state of emergency, Hungary sealed off its southern border with Serbia on Tuesday and detained those trying to enter illegally, aiming to shut down the flow of migrants pouring in.... Read more »

Sept. 15, 2015

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Pope will find US church struggling to hold onto Latinos

The St. John Paul II Pastoral Center, a Roman Catholic mission, sits at the rough end of a former strip mall in the shadow of an Arby's. The space, church leaders say, was once used as a nightclub... Read more »

Sept. 9, 2015

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6 'Trumpisms' that would spell trouble for anyone but Trump

Lobbing rhetorical stink bombs at a large group of voters is not the normal way to get ahead in U.S. politics. Nor is alienating prominent figures of your own party. Read more »

Sept. 6, 2015

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Authorities struggle to identify dead in migrant tragedies

Adal Neguse, an Eritrean immigrant whose brother drowned in a smuggler's boat while trying to reach Italy in 2013, knows all too well what might be in store for the relatives of those dying now in... Read more »

Sept. 5, 2015

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Candy and cuddly toys: Migrants finish epic trek to Germany

For weeks while they traveled a punitive road, Europe cast a cold eye on their unwelcome progress. On Saturday, for the first time since fleeing their troubled homelands, they could set foot in... Read more »

Sept. 5, 2015

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Hungary opens door to trains for migrants, but only to camps

Thousands of people desperate to reach Western Europe rushed into a Budapest train station Thursday after police ended a two-day blockade, setting off a wave of anger and confusion as hundreds... Read more »

Sept. 3, 2015

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Eurostar passengers stranded after migrant action in Calais

Hundreds of Eurostar train passengers trying to travel under the English Channel were stranded in France and Britain after migrants climbed on tracks overnight in the port city of Calais, officials... Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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Trump video goes after Bush on immigration

Donald Trump is going after Republican presidential rival Jeb Bush with a new campaign video about immigration. Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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GOP's Walker promises to aggressively confront terrorism

Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker says the United States under his leadership would aggressively confront what he describes as "evil" and "radical Islamic terrorism." Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Europe's migrant crisis brings tragedy by land and sea

Rescue workers counted dozens of victims Friday from the increasingly desperate tide of humanity sweeping into Europe fleeing war, oppression and poverty. Austrian police said 71 people likely... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Trump proposals risk deepening GOP rift on immigration

Donald Trump has exposed anew the deep rift inside the Republican Party on immigration, a break between its past and the country's future the party itself has said it must bridge if the GOP ever... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Trump dumps insults on questioners, insists on control

For Donald Trump, the joy of the insult seems as compelling as the art of the deal. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Trump's all-inclusive 'they've got to go' immigration policy is both unworkable and unthinkable

The view of presidential candidate Donald Trump on all undocumented immigrants and their U.S. born children? "They've got to go," he said. Such a proposal is extreme and unworkable and flies in the... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Trump says he's proud he booted Univision's Ramos from event

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Wednesday he's proud of kicking one of the country's best-known Spanish-language journalists out of an Iowa news conference — the latest in... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Trump starts new media feud with Univision anchor Ramos

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has opened up a new media feud, taking on another popular TV news personality even as his appearances continue to draw big ratings. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Wave of EU-bound migrants crosses into Serbia

Exhausted migrants by the thousands, some pushed in wheelchairs or on wheelbarrows, others hobbling on crutches or carrying young children, crossed on foot from Macedonia into Serbia on Monday as... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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In Alabama, Trump says he knows how Billy Graham felt

Republican front-runner Donald Trump on Friday joked, "Now I know how the great Billy Graham felt" as he addressed the largest crowd yet of his thriving presidential campaign. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Trump immigration proposal divides GOP presidential field

Donald Trump is dividing his Republican presidential rivals anew with his call to rewrite the Constitution to crack down on millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, and to force Mexico... Read more »

Aug. 17, 2015

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Trump wants to deny citizenship to babies of people living in the US illegally

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wants to deny citizenship to the babies of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally as part of an immigration plan that emphasizes border security and... Read more »

Aug. 17, 2015

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15 children become U.S. citizens in ceremony at fire station

For children, becoming a U.S. citizen is different than the process for adults, since many children do not have the skills to pass a test with questions about how the federal government operates... Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015

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Migrant crisis alarms Britain, but fears clash with facts

This summer, Britain's headlines have been dominated by one story — thousands of migrants massing in France, aiming to get to England through the Channel Tunnel. Britain's jingoistic tabloids... Read more »

Aug. 10, 2015

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Donald Trump's policy approach a mystery amid lack of detail

Donald Trump's position on health care? Repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act "with something terrific." Read more »

Aug. 10, 2015

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Immigrant in Tucson church sanctuary reaches one-year mark

A Tucson woman has been taking sanctuary in a church to protect herself from deportation for one year. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2015

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At San Diego, at least, the border has become more orderly

A sign that greets motorists entering the U.S. at the nation's busiest border crossing shows a silhouette of a man, woman and pigtailed girl running for their lives under the word "Caution." Read more »

Aug. 8, 2015

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Trump jolts first GOP debate, rivals scramble for attention

CLEVELAND — A combative Donald Trump, the billionaire businessman-turned-presidential candidate, jolted the first Republican debate of the 2016 campaign by warning he might run as an... Read more »

Aug. 6, 2015

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Hillary Clinton slams Bush on immigration, women's health

Hillary Clinton on Tuesday repeatedly slammed Jeb Bush and the rest of the Republican presidential field over immigration and women's health during a campaign stop in Denver. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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Despite rhetoric, border security less urgent in 2015

In the weeks leading up to Thursday's first debate of the 2016 presidential race, Republican candidates have sought to distinguish themselves from each other — and President Barack Obama... Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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Jeb Bush unveils border security, immigration reform plan

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is outlining a six-point strategy to bolster security at the nation's border and overhaul its immigration laws. Read more »

Aug. 3, 2015

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Feds: Action taken to fix mistakenly awarded work permits

The U.S. Justice Department says problems have been fixed that led to about 2,100 work permits being mistakenly awarded under President Barack Obama's executive immigration action after a federal... Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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Telemundo interviews Bush on wide range of topics

In his first Spanish-language television network interview since launching his 2016 presidential campaign, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush fielded questions ranging from the upcoming... Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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Trump's call for mass deportations runs into messy realities

In one of his first forays into policy as a presidential candidate, Republican Donald Trump calls for the deportation of all 11 million people estimated to be living in the country illegally while... Read more »

July 30, 2015

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Lawyers: Immigrant mothers coerced to wear ankle monitors

Lawyers representing immigrant mothers held in a South Texas detention center say the women have been denied counsel and coerced into accepting ankle-monitoring bracelets as a condition of release,... Read more »

July 27, 2015

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Jeb Bush says he is not 'an angry' conservative

Jeb Bush told pastors Monday that he is not an "angry" conservative but a "committed conservative" who, if elected president, would build a robust economy to lift people out of poverty, give... Read more »

July 27, 2015

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Judge’s ruling unlikely to free immigrant families from detention soon: a Q&A

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A federal judge has ruled that hundreds of immigrant women and children held in U.S. detention facilities should be released because their detention violates conditions of a 1997 court settlement... Read more »

July 26, 2015

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San Francisco's Chinatown clings to roots amid tech boom

For a century and a half, San Francisco's Chinatown, the nation's oldest, has sheltered waves of immigrants seeking a new life. Read more »

July 25, 2015

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Donald Trump loved and hated by Hispanics in border city

There was an audible gasp from the gathered crowd as Donald Trump's 757 lifted off the tarmac. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Some 'sanctuary cities' fear lawsuits

The term 'sanctuary city' has become a rallying cry for conservative Republicans seeking stiffer immigration laws. They characterize such places as havens where those in the country illegally are... Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Hispanics love me, Trump declares at Mexican border

Ever sure of himself, Donald Trump paid a visit to the Mexico border Thursday and predicted Hispanics would love him — "they already do" — because as president he'd grab jobs back from... Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Trump-GOP feud escalates after rival goes after him

Donald Trump pushed back ever harder Tuesday against Republicans fed up with his provocations, disclosing one opponent's cell number in a fiery speech and lowering flags to half-staff on his... Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Sen. Reid raps Republicans over response to Trump comments

Donald Trump's incendiary comments — and the GOP response — are proving political gold for Democrats. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Father of slain California woman urges immigration changes

The family of a California woman shot and killed while walking along a San Francisco pier told Congress Tuesday they support changing the laws that allowed her alleged killer to remain in the... Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Congress pursues legislative changes to immigration laws following pier shooting

Urged on by anguished testimony from the father of a murder victim, Congress plunged into a heated debate over immigration on Tuesday as GOP lawmakers vowed to shut down funding for so-called... Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Tens of thousands fear deportation as US-Cuba relations thaw

With the United States and Cuba inching closer to fully restoring diplomatic ties, including re-opening embassies for the first time in 54 years, the future is murky for tens of thousands of Cuban... Read more »

July 17, 2015

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Republicans blast DHS head over San Francisco pier killing

Angry House Republicans blasted the Obama administration Tuesday over the release of an immigrant later charged with murder in San Francisco, and advanced legislation aimed at preventing such an... Read more »

July 14, 2015

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Federal immigration laws distort Utah law, and we pay the price

The federal government should, in fact, draft, interpret, prioritize and enforce its laws as it sees fit. However, it should also defer to state interpretations of state laws. This is not happening... Read more »

July 14, 2015

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Report: 1,800 immigrants re-arrested after release from jail

More than 1,800 immigrants that the federal government wanted to deport were nevertheless released from local jails and later re-arrested for various crimes, according to a government report... Read more »

July 13, 2015

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Chinese counterfeiter finds a comfortable life in California

The Chinese woman has a history of selling counterfeit luxury goods. She has been sued in the U.S. by eight luxury brands. She owes Chanel Inc. $6.9 million for selling products online under its name. Read more »

July 11, 2015

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