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Trump’s Senate Republican Allies Give OK to $5B Wall Request

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's Republican allies controlling the Senate are awarding him his full $5 billion request to build about 200 miles of fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border. The wall money is contained in a $71 billion draft funding bill for...
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House Ready to Pass Emergency Funding Bill for Migrants

WASHINGTON — Democratic leaders in the House proposed somewhat tighter requirements for the care of unaccompanied refugee children as they sought to pass a $4.5 billion emergency funding bill to address the humanitarian crisis involving the thousands of migran...
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Premature Baby Found in Border Patrol Facility in Texas

The teenage girl with pigtail braids was hunched over in a wheelchair and holding a bunched sweatshirt when an immigrant advocate met her at a crowded Border Patrol facility in Texas. "You look at this baby and there is no question that this baby should be ...