HEADLINES: Immigration — July 17, 2014

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button_icon_immigration_headlinesElected officials are at odds for a solution for the humanitarian crisis that is now dominating U.S. media and politics. Activists, religious leaders, and business leaders are all calling for compassionate action. Visit our blog for HEADLINES: Immigration. I’ll bring you all the most important and up-to-date news on the immigration debate.

Preachers Call For Compassion in Dealing with Immigrant Surge [npr]

Journalist-Turned-Immigration Activist Jose Antonio Vargas Released After Border Detention [Washington Post]

Crisis at the Border: We Must Ensure that Humanitarian Protections Work and American Values are Upheld [MinnPost]

Backlogged Immigration Courts Brace for New Deluge of Children [Huffington Post]

‘Life Ended There’: Rare Interviews with the Children of America’s Border Disaster [Politico]

What’s the Difference Between Immigrant and Refugee? [CNN]

Here’s How Hard it is for Unaccompanied Minors to Get Asylum [National Journal]

One Border Kid Who Made the Journey to Phoenix [azcentral]

Lawmakers Scramble as Immigrant Crisis Mounts [nbcnews]

Pope Francis Urges Protection of Unaccompanied Kids Migrating From Central America [Buzzfeed]

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