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  • Lawrence organization seeing more Spanish speakers

    By STEPHEN MONTEMAYOR - Associated Press

    Inside a small blue house near downtown, the art of making sure people don't fall through cracks is practiced daily. Published July 25, 2014

  • US weighs refugee status for youth from Honduras

    By JOSH LEDERMAN and JULIE PACE - Associated Press

    The Obama administration is weighing giving refugee status to young people from Honduras as part of a plan to slow the influx of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, White House officials said Thursday. Published July 25, 2014

  • Top prosecutor to help immigrants get lawyers

    By Associated Press

    California's attorney general said Thursday she is helping secure lawyers to represent minors from Central America during immigration hearings. Published July 24, 2014

  • Obama takes aim at 'corporate deserters'

    By Ben Wolfgang - The Washington Times

    With other pieces of his economic agenda such as a minimum wage increase stalled, President Obama turned his attention to corporate taxes Thursday and said U.S. businesses should be concerned not just with profits but also with being "good corporate citizens." Published July 24, 2014

  • Unaccompanied immigrant children reaching NY

    By Associated Press

    The New York Immigration Coalition says close to 3,300 unaccompanied immigrant children have arrived in New York since January, with almost 7,000 more expected to reach the state in coming months. Published July 24, 2014

  • Senators: Cease-fire must allow Israel to defend against rockets, tunnels

    By David Sherfinski - The Washington Times

    A bipartisan group of senators is urging the Obama administration to ensure that any cease-fire in the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas still affords Israel the ability to defend itself from incoming rocket fire and underground tunnel attacks. Published July 24, 2014

  • SC receives 350 children caught at US border

    By Associated Press

    New federal data show at least 350 children caught at the U.S. border this year have been sent to stay with relatives or other sponsors in South Carolina. Published July 24, 2014

  • Indiana receives 245 children caught at US border

    By Associated Press

    New federal data show more than 200 unaccompanied children caught at the U.S. border have been placed with sponsors in Indiana. Published July 24, 2014

  • Feds release data on states getting immigrant kids

    By Associated Press

    New federal data show Illinois received 305 unaccompanied children caught at the U.S. border this year. Published July 24, 2014

  • Branstad asks Obama for immigration information

    By Associated Press

    Gov. Terry Branstad wants the federal government to notify state officials about any immigrant children placed in Iowa. Published July 24, 2014

  • Report shows 4 immigrant children placed in state

    By Associated Press

    The federal government says that four unaccompanied immigrant children have been placed with sponsors in North Dakota. Published July 24, 2014

  • 21 unaccompanied children placed with SD sponsors

    By Associated Press

    A federal report shows that 21 unaccompanied immigrant children have been placed individually with sponsors in South Dakota this year. Published July 24, 2014

  • Ga. governor chides president over young migrants

    By Associated Press

    Georgia's governor on Thursday chided the president in a letter for failing to communicate with the governor's office before sending unaccompanied young migrants to the state. Published July 24, 2014

  • Feds: Minnesota receives 173 immigrant children

    By Associated Press

    The federal government says 173 unaccompanied immigrant children have been placed in Minnesota since the start of the year. Published July 24, 2014

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