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Boehner, Pelosi Clash Over Sanctuary Cities Bill

House leaders disagree over whether the sanctuary cities immigration bill is a proper response to a woman who was reportedly shot and killed by an undocumented felon earlier this month.

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Obama Threatens Veto Over GOP Immigration Bill

The administration says the bill fails to remove the most dangerous convicted criminals and impedes on U.S. citizens civil rights.

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Kathryn Steinle’s Father To Testify Before Senate Committee

Kathryn Steinle was allegedly shot by an undocumented immigrant on July 1, setting off a national debate on so-called “sanctuary cities.”

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GOP Rep. King: ‘I’m as Hispanic and Latino as’ Julian Castro

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King’s tweet was a response to HUD Secretary Castro’s comment on MSNBC that the GOP is losing the Latino vote.

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Obama Administration Faces Legal Battles Over Immigration Reforms

Conservative Circuit judges will decide the fate of President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration reform

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Interview: Trans-Awareness Group Blocks Traffic In Front Of White House

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“The president does not need to use the dysfunctional and costly and definitely unnecessary detention of LGBT people who we know cannot be protect by DHS,” Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez told TRNS.

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Undocumented Trans Women Can Now Be Held In Women’s Detention Centers

According to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, one in 500 immigrant detainees are transgender, yet one in five of sexual assaults in U.S. immigration detention centers happens to trans people.

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Kerry Appoints Former WH Council To Guantanamo Closure Task

After a six-month vacancy of the State position, Lee Wolosky will continue the engagement and process of closing the Guantanamo detention facility.

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Univision Cuts Ties With Miss USA After Trump’s Comments On Immigration

Univision will not air the Miss USA pageant on July 12 nor will the broadcasting company ever work with the Trump Organization again after Donald Trump made recent negative remarks about Mexican immigrants.

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Dem. Leaders Reflect On Visit To Immigration Detention ‘Prisons’

“This is a prison for women and children” Rep. Jackson-Lee (TX) claimed, with several of the inmates have attempted suicide and are currently suffering from severe medical illnesses and diseases.

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Wednesday, July 29

● Contractors outnumber troops in Afghanistan

● Illegal aliens behind bars

● Appeals court affirms PAC fine

● Mortgage collector fined for deception

● Lucchese family mobster draws 30 years

● $1.4 trillion plane project won’t fly

Obama Pays Tribute To Former Indian President

Nicknamed “the People’s President,” Dr. Kalam grew up the son of a boat owner and rose to become one of India’s most prominent scientists and politicians.

Found On Facebook: FL Man Charged With Attempting To Use Backpack Bomb

Almlak Benitez legally bought two AK-47s in May and filmed an ISIL recruitment video from a Florida motel room.

Kerry Testifies In Second Round Of Iran Deal Hearings

White House Cabinet members Secs. Kerry, Moniz and Lew on faced a second round of grilling Thursday from the GOP-controlled panel as they continued to defend the Iran deal.

The Day Ahead – July 29, 2015

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More Iranian nuclear hearings at the US Senate, Iraq’s torture record is scrutinized and the African Union debates Burundi’s flawed elections.

NATO Stands With Turkey Following Special Meeting

“NATO is following developments very closely and we stand in strong solidarity with our ally Turkey,” NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.