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Relatives Of Illegal Immigrants Worry About Buying Obamacare Insurance

Day after day, Adonias Arevalo tried to calm his parents’ nerves, attempting to convince them it was safe for him to apply for government-subsidized health insurance through the nation’s new coverage system.

12/16/2013

U.S. Border Patrol agents escort a group of undocumented immigrants into custody with helicopter support from the U.S. Office of Air and Marine on May 20, 2013 near the U.S.-Mexico border in Havana, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Mounting Body Count Of Illegal Immigrants Overwhelming Sparsely Populated Texas County

By the time the woman perished, she had probably slogged 25 miles through dry ranch lands in her quest to enter the United States. She was found just feet from a highway where she might have been picked up and taken to Houston with other migrants making the same journey.

09/22/2013

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‘Obamacare’ Leaves Fewer Health Care Options For Illegal Immigrants

For years, Sonia Limas would drag her daughters to the emergency room whenever they fell sick. As an illegal immigrant, she had no health insurance, and the only place she knew to seek treatment was the hospital — the most expensive setting for those covering the cost.

12/14/2012

Gabriela Saucedo Mercer (Credit: SaucedoMercer.com)

Opinion: AZ Republican: We Don’t Want Middle Easterners Here

Republican efforts to promote hatred across racial and religious lines are heating up this electoral season. They have found a new warrior to promote the cause in Arizona, Gabriela Saucedo Mercer. Mercer has questioned whether Middle Easterners should be in the US “either legally or illegally”.

08/29/2012

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Texas Air Force Base Housing Detained Illegal Immigrant Children

Federal officials are making an Air Force base near San Antonio the temporary home of 100 unescorted children stopped by the U.S. Border Patrol because a network of contracted shelters is overwhelmed with more kids than it can accommodate.

04/17/2012

Detainees watch a movie in an indoor recreation area at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facility for illegal immigrants on July 30, 2010 in Florence, Ariz. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Officials Unveil ‘More-Humane’ Detention Facility For Immigration Offenders

Federal officials are unveiling a new 608-bed detention facility they say represents the Obama administration’s pledge to overhaul America’s much-maligned system for jailing immigration offenders.

03/13/2012