Immigration

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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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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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Holy Family Sisters Explain Decision To Shelter Immigrant Children

A meeting was held in Emsworth Tuesday night, where the sisters who run Holy Family Institute explained their decision to temporarily shelter immigrant children fleeing their homes in Central America

07/29/2014

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Bishop Zubik Defends Holy Family Institute, Fostering Immigrant Children

It’s a hot button issue, and now Bishop David Zubik is stepping into the immigration debate.

07/21/2014

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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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Gov. Corbett Says Health A Main Concern With Immigration

Immigration continues to be a hot topic in the US, including in non-border states like Pennsylvania.

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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Immigration Studies Legal Analyst Says President Is Misinterpreting Law

Since October, nearly 60,000 unaccompanied minors have crossed the southern border in hopes of finding a better life in America.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/16/2014

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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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Sen. Toomey Weighs In On VA Hospital Scandal, Other Issues

United States Senator Pat Toomey joins Mike Pintek in studio to talk about the veterans hospital, immigration and Obama.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/23/2014

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Ohio Woman’s Sentence Includes Christmases In Jail

A central Ohio judge has ordered a woman to spend the next five Christmases in jail as part of her sentence for issuing state ID cards and driver’s licenses to immigrants who entered the country illegally.

07/23/2013

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Voter ID Bill And Immigration Hot Topics For Pa.

The Supreme Court has rejected an Arizona law requiring citizenship identification to vote. Will Pennsylvania face the same decision?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/17/2013

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3 More In Custody In Boston Bombings

Three more suspects were taken into custody in the Boston Marathon bombing case, including two college friends of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who came to the U.S. from Kazakhstan, officials said Wednesday.

05/01/2013

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Penguins: Iginla’s Immigration Issues Resolved

Officials with the Penguins say their new superstar forward, Jarome Iginla, will be arriving in Pittsburgh on Saturday.

03/29/2013

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Former Mexican President Addresses Immigration, Job Relocation

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Vicente Fox, former President of Mexico, about Mexican-US relations, immigration, drug trafficking, and his coming visit to Pittsburgh.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/11/2013

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