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For the first time since 1961, the Stars and Stripes are flying over the US embassy in Havana.

After 54 Years, the United States Opens Its Embassy in Havana

For the first time since 1961, the Stars and Stripes are flying over the US embassy in Havana.

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The Obama Administration claims that "immigrant family detention" stopped last year's surge of people fleeing violence and poverty in Central America.

The Deterrence Dilemma

The Obama Administration claims that "immigrant family detention" stopped last year's surge of people fleeing violence and poverty in Central America.

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President Obama boasts that illegal crossings of the Mexican border are the lowest in 40 years. But for kids, it's another story.

The Tragedy of Immigrant Children — Travelling Alone

President Obama boasts that illegal crossings of the Mexican border are the lowest in 40 years. But for kids, it's another story.

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