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National Border Patrol Council VP: Border Agents Need More Staffing To Help With Crisis

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – Border Patrol Agents are the men on the front lines having to deal with the children coming across our southern border. One of their biggest concerns is the diseases that […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/01/2014

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Local Charity Sends Medical Supplies To Countries In Need

A Pittsburgh-based charity is helping out people in need all around the world. Brother’s Brother is sending medical supplies and equipment to three different continents.

07/31/2014

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Immigration Hearings For Central American Refugees Begin In South Side

Child immigrants have yet to arrive at Holy Family Institute, but many others are already here in our area.

07/30/2014

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Sisters From El Salvador Flee To Pittsburgh To Escape Brutal Drug Cartels

Her name is Anna. She’s a 14-year-old who fled her native El Salvador with her 12-year-old sister, Maria, to find a new life here in Pittsburgh.

07/18/2014

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Young Central American Refugees Finding Shelter At Local Charity, Sparking Controversy

They’re kids, some as young as 5- and 6-years-old, who say they’ve fled poverty-stricken and gang-invested Central America for the chance of new life in the United States.

07/16/2014

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Local Organization Taking In Central American Refugees

You’ve seen them on the national news and heard of their perilous journeys across the dessert, fleeing drug-invested and poverty-stricken Central America.

07/16/2014

Family members reunite through bars and mesh of the U.S.-Mexico border fence at Friendship Park on November 17, 2013 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

White House Calls For More Flexibility When Deporting Minors

Immigration has been a hot button political issue in our country for a long time.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/07/2014

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