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Washington Post

Business lobbyists believe lawmakers will ultimately strip from Senate minimum wage legislation any sanctions against companies caught hiring illegal immigrants. Whether they can keep it out of immigration law is another matter.

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Washington Psot

A Reston man ticketed by police for hiring a day laborer in the parking lot of a Herndon 7-Eleven is taking the town to court, contending that its anti-solicitation ordinance is unconstitutional. Herndon's campaign to discourage illegal immigrant

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Washington Post

U.S. authorities mistreated suspected illegal immigrants at five prisons and jails nationwide, violating federal standards meant to ensure safe and humane custody, according to a government report.

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By Randy Hall - CNSNews.com

An immigration reform group planned to launch a new program in Phoenix, Ariz., on Tuesday to certify that businesses are voluntarily complying with laws against employing illegal aliens. If the effort is successful, it could spread nationwide, the gr

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San Francisco Chronicle

The cost of building and maintaining a double set of steel fences along 700 miles of the U.S.-Mexico border could be five to 25 times greater than congressional leaders forecast last year, or as much as $49 billion over the expected 25-year life span

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KTAR-TV

A U.S. Border Patrol entry Identification Team site was overrun Wednesday night along Arizona's border with Mexico. According to the Border Patrol, an unknown number of gunmen attacked the site in the state's West Desert Region around 11 p

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By Justin Stares in Monterrey, Sunday Telegraph

Illegal immigrants planning to cross the desert and enter the US on foot are to be given hand-held satellite devices by the Mexican authorities to ensure they arrive safely.

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New York Times

Since coming to this country 8 years ago, Jose Dimas has bristled at the $8 fee he often must pay to cash his paycheck. He stews over the $10 charge he faces whenever he wires $150 home to his parents in Mexico.

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npr.org

A fence-building company in Southern California agrees to pay nearly $5 million in fines for hiring illegal immigrants. Two executives from the company may also serve jail time. The Golden State Fence Company's work includes some of the border fe

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AP

Outside a meatpacking plant fence here, a frustrated Tony Garcia watch as Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents swarmed inside. "We need help," he yelled to them. "We need answers." There were a few of those Tuesday as age

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TMP Muckracker

Union officials are outraged over a massive immigration sweep, with 1,000 Homeland Security Department agents -- some in riot gear -- sent to meatpacking plants rounding up immigrant workers regardless of legal status, and disappeared them

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AP

Federal agents targeting illegal immigrants raided meatpacking plants in six states, arresting hundreds of workers on the uncommon charge of identity theft and shutting down the world's second-largest meat processing company for much of the day.

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