BORDER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BORDER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Poll: Immigration concerns rise with the tide of children http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58238693-68/percent-immigration-border-illegally.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58238693-68/percent-immigration-border-illegally.html.csp">Poll: Immigration concerns rise with the tide of children</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and JENNIFER AGIESTA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T19:56:02.626-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 07:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">McAllen, Texas • For nearly two months, images of immigrant children who have crossed the border without a parent, only to wind up in concrete holding cells once in the United States, have tugged at heartstrings. Yet most Americans now say U.S. law should be changed so they can be sent home quickly, without a deportation hearing. A new Associated Press-GfK poll finds two-thirds of Americans now say illegal immigration is a serious problem for the country, up 14 points since May and on par with ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582386932014-07-29T19:56:02.626-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T19:56:02.626-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58238693@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:56:02 MDT House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58236752-68/bill-border-vote-lawmakers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58236752-68/bill-border-vote-lawmakers.html.csp">House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERICA WERNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T09:05:02.07-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 09:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • House Republicans have agreed to vote on a slimmed-down bill to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding unaccompanied migrant youths back to Central America. The bill will cost $659 million through the end of this fiscal year, far smaller than the $3.7 billion requested by President Barack Obama and a sharp reduction from the $1.5 billion initially proposed by the House spending committee. The cuts were designed to wi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582367522014-07-29T09:05:02.07-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T09:05:02.07-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58236752@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:05:02 MDT Sunday Pundit Pro-Am: Public land, public health, child refugees ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58233071-82/http-com-html-www.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58233071-82/http-com-html-www.html.csp">Sunday Pundit Pro-Am: Public land, public health, child refugees ...</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T13:56:15.946-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 01:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Calvin Trillin (who must be smart because he was born in the same town I was) refers to the people who talk a lot on the Sunday morning TV shows as “the Sabbath gasbags.” The people who write for the Sunday newspapers, of course, are much more worth your time. Would you like to go first, George? Why, yes, thank you very much. — America, where the good guys sometimes go to jail — George Pyle | The Salt Lake Tribune “ ... More than a few Americans, in Utah and elsewhere, have noticed the double st...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58233071@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:56:15 MDT US: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58229711-68/russian-ukraine-military-russia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58229711-68/russian-ukraine-military-russia.html.csp">US: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DEB RIECHMANN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-27T14:19:02.056-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 02:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Stepping up pressure on Moscow, the U.S. on Sunday released satellite images it says show that rockets have been fired from Russia into neighboring eastern Ukraine and that heavy artillery for separatists also has crossed the border. The images, which came from the U.S. Director of National Intelligence and could not be independently verified by The Associated Press, show blast marks where rockets were launched and craters where they landed. Officials said the images show heavy weap...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58229711@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 14:19:02 MDT Israeli cease-fire offer rejected; Hamas resumes rocket attacks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227205-68/gaza-hamas-israel-israeli.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227205-68/gaza-hamas-israel-israeli.html.csp">Israeli cease-fire offer rejected; Hamas resumes rocket attacks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KARIN LAUB </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and IAN DEITCH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T21:44:47.936-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 09:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beit Hanoun, Gaza Strip • Hamas resumed rocket fire Saturday on Israel after rejecting Israel’s offer to extend a humanitarian cease-fire, the latest setback in international efforts to negotiate an end to the Gaza war. Despite the Hamas rejection, Israel’s Cabinet decided to extend a truce for 24 hours, until midnight (2100 GMT) Sunday. However, it warned that its military would respond to any fire from Gaza and would continue to demolish Hamas military tunnels during this period. The temporar...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582272052014-07-26T21:44:47.936-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-26T21:44:47.936-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58227205@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 21:44:47 MDT Lawmakers complain Obama too aloof with Congress http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227223-68/obama-lawmakers-mcconnell-president.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227223-68/obama-lawmakers-mcconnell-president.html.csp">Lawmakers complain Obama too aloof with Congress</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANDREW TAYLOR and DONNA CASSATA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T11:44:02.704-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 11:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama’s request for billions of dollars to deal with migrant children streaming across the border set off Democrats and Republicans. Lawmakers in both parties complained that the White House — six years in — still doesn’t get it when it comes to working with Congress. Top GOP leaders got no notice of the $3.7 billion emergency request. The administration sent contradictory messages about what it wanted to deal with the border crisis. And as the proposal drew fierce ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58227223@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:44:02 MDT Could Utah be home to temporary shelter for border kids? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58224219-78/temporary-border-shelters-unaccompanied.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58224219-78/temporary-border-shelters-unaccompanied.html.csp">Could Utah be home to temporary shelter for border kids?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-27T20:47:10.349-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 08:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Amid reports that scores of child migrants have been placed this year with sponsors in Utah, officials are wondering if the Beehive State and other locales will be tapped to house unaccompanied youngsters in temporary shelters to ease the crush at the border. As federal officials seek more of these shelters, they are not saying exactly where they are considering locating such housing — including whether some children could be sent to Utah. “Facilities will be announced when they are identified a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224219@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:47:10 MDT Denver Post: Demand for drugs drives children to U.S. border http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58224091-82/denver-drugs-post-border.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58224091-82/denver-drugs-post-border.html.csp">Denver Post: Demand for drugs drives children to U.S. border</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Denver Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T01:01:04.192-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Is the American appetite for drugs like cocaine helping to stoke mayhem in Central America that in turn pushes migrants north? That’s what Gen. John F. Kelly, head of U.S. Southern Command, argued recently in an article in Military Times. Kelly says that “drug cartels and associated street gang activity in Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala, which respectively have the world’s number one, four and five highest homicide rates, have left near-broken societies in their wake.” And Honduras Presiden...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224091@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 01:01:04 MDT Letter: A couple of questions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58215556-82/couple-questions-ruzicka-absolute.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58215556-82/couple-questions-ruzicka-absolute.html.csp">Letter: A couple of questions</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T17:30:01.755-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 05:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Events and headlines over the past couple of weeks have me wondering about a couple of things: 1) How do the right-to-life folks stand with regards to the children at the border situation, or are their concerns only about the unborn? 2) Curious as to whether or not Gayle Ruzicka has reciprocated John Swallow’s earlier statement that he has absolute knowledge that Ruzicka will go directly to the Celestial Kingdom upon her passing? Scott Dangerfield Magna</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215556@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:30:01 MDT U.S.: Russia is firing across border into Ukraine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58224910-68/ukraine-russia-border-russian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58224910-68/ukraine-russia-border-russian.html.csp">U.S.: Russia is firing across border into Ukraine</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID McHUGH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T16:53:11.576-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 04:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kiev, Ukraine • Russia is launching artillery attacks from its soil on Ukrainian troops and preparing to move heavier weaponry across the border, the U.S. and Ukraine charged Friday in what appeared to be an ominous escalation of the crisis. Russia accused Washington of lying and charged Ukraine with firing across the border on a Russian village. It also toughened its economic measures against Ukraine by banning dairy imports. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s National Security and Defe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582249102014-07-25T16:53:11.576-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-25T16:53:11.576-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224910@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:53:11 MDT Migrants: Obama urges Latin leaders, GOP to help http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58224904-68/obama-border-republicans-presidents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58224904-68/obama-border-republicans-presidents.html.csp">Migrants: Obama urges Latin leaders, GOP to help</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T19:55:01.006-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 07:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Pressing for action on Friday, President Barack Obama urged Central American presidents and congressional Republicans at home to help ease the influx of minors and migrant families crossing the southwest border of the U.S. While citing progress in addressing the flow, he called on House Republicans to act on his request for emergency spending. With one week left before Congress’ August recess, Republicans were trying to unite behind a plan that would spend about one-fourth of what ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582249042014-07-25T19:55:01.006-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-25T19:55:01.006-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224904@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:55:01 MDT Behind the Headlines: Gay rights, SLC mayor's race http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58216218-231/sltrib-com-sands-tar.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58216218-231/sltrib-com-sands-tar.html.csp">Behind the Headlines: Gay rights, SLC mayor's race</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T08:59:47.289-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 08:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sen. Orrin Hatch wants a religious exemption to President Obama’s executive order extending LGBT workplace protections to federal contractors. Gov. Gary Herbert chimes in on the border crisis. Activists protesting against tar sands development in Uintah County are arrested. And the 2015 race for Salt Lake City mayor is on. On Friday at 9 a.m., Tribune reporters Matt Canham and Christopher Smart, as well as editorial writer George Pyle, join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to process the week’s top headl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58216218@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:59:47 MDT U.S. weighs refugee status for youth from Honduras http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58221617-68/refugee-border-honduras-status.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58221617-68/refugee-border-honduras-status.html.csp">U.S. weighs refugee status for youth from Honduras</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH LEDERMAN </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and JULIE PACE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T19:10:02.84-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 07:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Obama administration is weighing giving refugee status to young people from Honduras as part of a plan to slow the influx of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, White House officials said Thursday. The plan would involve screening youths in Honduras, one of the world’s most violent nations, to determine whether they qualify for refugee status. Similar in-country screening programs were set up in East Asia after the Vietnam War and in Haiti in the 1990s. The...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582216172014-07-24T19:10:02.84-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-24T19:10:02.84-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58221617@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:10:02 MDT L.A. Daily News: Gov. Perry’s border stunt http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58215100-82/border-guard-national-gov.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58215100-82/border-guard-national-gov.html.csp">L.A. Daily News: Gov. Perry’s border stunt</a></h4>