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Border Patrol agents guilty of human smuggling – latimes.com

Two former U.S. Border Patrol agents face a maximum of 50 years in prison after being found guilty Friday of multiple counts of conspiracy, bribery and …

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For Many Latinos, Race Is More Culture Than Color – NYTimes.com

Every decade, the Census Bureau spends billions of dollars and deploys hundreds of thousands of workers to get an accurate portrait of the American population. Among the questions on the census form is one about race, with 15 choices, including …

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As Deportations Rise to Record Levels, Most Latinos Oppose Obama’s Policy – Pew Research Center

Latinos disapprove by a margin of more than two-to-one of the way the Obama administration is handling deportations of unauthorized immigrants, according to a new national survey of Latino adults by the Pew Hispanic Center, a project of the Pew Research Center. The survey also reveals that heading into the 2012 presidential campaign, Obama and the Democratic Party continue to enjoy strong support from Latino registered voters, despite a decline in Obama’s job approval rating.

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Unauthorized Immigrants: Length of Residency, Patterns of Parenthood | Pew Hispanic Center

Nearly two-thirds of the 10.2 million unauthorized adult immigrants in the United States have lived in this country for at least 10 years and nearly half are parents of minor children, according to new estimates by the Pew Hispanic Center, a project of the Pew Research Center.

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Halt Is Sought to Manchester, N.H., Refugee Resettlement – NYTimes.com

This city has long been a resettlement site for refugees, sent here by the State Department for a chance at a better life. More than 60 languages are spoken in the school system, with Somalis, Sudanese, Iraqis and other recent arrivals mixing with

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Beyond 2012 Field, Nuanced G.O.P. Views on Immigrants – NYTimes.com

Representative Tim Griffin, a Republican freshman from Arkansas with a university in his district, supports legislation that would make it easier for foreign math and science professionals to get legal …

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