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Detaining Immigrant Children Is a Billion-Dollar Business

SAN ANTONIO — Detaining immigrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually — a tenfold increase over the past decade, an Associated Press analysis finds. Health and Human Services grants for shelters, foste...
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I-5 Lanes Closed as Fire Jumps Oregon-Cal Border

The Latest on wildfires in the Western United States (all times local Thursday, July 5): 10:39 p.m. Authorities say a fire that jumped across Interstate 5 south of the Oregon border in California has closed t...
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How Trump’s Travel Ban Threatens U.S. Healthcare

There is something with life-and-death consequences that the Trump administration didn't say a word about during its successful pursuit of a travel ban on people from seven countries. Foreign-trained doctors make up more than 50 percent of geriatric medicin...
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America’s Real Problem? Not Enough Immigrants.

Bret Stephens, an opinion columnist for The New York Times, writes that America's real immigration problem "is that we don’t have enough immigrants." That, of course, is contrary to what President Donald Tru...
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Misleading Tweets by Liberal Activists Fuel Trump

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday seized on an error by liberal activists who tweeted photos of young-looking immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border in steel cages and blamed the current administrati...

District 7 Candidates Press for Advantage at Voter Forum

Comparatively, they are left, right and center. The three candidates for Fresno City Council District 7 faced off in a forum Tuesday (May 1) night at the Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno. Veva Islas offered the most politically liberal approach to addre...