BORDER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BORDER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Mexico authorities stage midnight migrant raid http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58353089-68/migrants-mexico-border-train.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58353089-68/migrants-mexico-border-train.html.csp">Mexico authorities stage midnight migrant raid</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK STEVENSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T19:55:51.598-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 07:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Ramon, Mexico •Mexico’s largest crackdown in decades on illegal migration has decreased the flow of Central Americans trying to reach the United States, and has dramatically cut the number of child migrants and families, according to officials and eyewitness accounts along the perilous route. Convoys of Mexican federal police and immigration service employees in southern Mexico have begun scouring the tracks of the infamous freight train known as “La Bestia,” or The Beast, that has long car...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583530892014-08-29T19:55:51.598-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T19:55:51.598-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58353089@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:55:51 MDT Obama sets no timeline for action on immigration http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58348749-68/obama-immigration-action-act.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58348749-68/obama-immigration-action-act.html.csp">Obama sets no timeline for action on immigration</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM KUHNHENN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T17:50:37.785-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 05:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • With a self-imposed deadline looming, President Barack Obama said Thursday he still intends to act on his own to change immigration policies but stopped short of reiterating his past vows to act by end of summer. Obama raised the slim hope that Congress could take action on a broad immigration overhaul after the midterm elections in November. He said that if lawmakers did not pass an overhaul, “I’m going to do what I can to make sure the system works better.” But for the first time...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583487492014-08-28T17:50:37.785-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T17:50:37.785-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58348749@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:50:37 MDT Europe seeks role in postwar Gaza http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58348724-68/hamas-gaza-israel-european.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58348724-68/hamas-gaza-israel-european.html.csp">Europe seeks role in postwar Gaza</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSEF FEDERMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T17:10:50.984-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 05:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jerusalem • European nations are offering to help enforce the cease-fire in the Gaza Strip, a scenario that could provide key international backing for maintaining the peace and step up the pressure on Hamas militants to relinquish power. The European plan remains vague, and it is unclear whether Israel or the Palestinians will agree. But a European presence in Gaza could go a long way toward meeting two key demands: the Palestinians’ insistence on freer movement in and out of the territory, an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583487242014-08-28T17:10:50.984-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T17:10:50.984-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58348724@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:10:50 MDT Milbank: Give me a home where the scapegoats roam http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58347281-82/lynn-kennedy-minors-unaccompanied.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58347281-82/lynn-kennedy-minors-unaccompanied.html.csp">Milbank: Give me a home where the scapegoats roam</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dana Milbank</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T11:51:03.532-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • It’s August in the capital, quiet enough for scapegoats to roam freely. In fact, the mayor of Lynn, Mass., came for a visit on Wednesday and released a few of this breed in the heart of downtown, at the National Press Club. Hosted by a hard-line immigration group, the mayor, Judith Flanagan Kennedy, told an alarming tale about how unaccompanied minors emigrating illegally from Guatemala have caused havoc in her fair burg. “The vast majority of them were claiming to be between 14 and...</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> 58347281@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:51:03 MDT Rebels capture only Syrian border crossing to Israel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58345343-68/israel-crossing-syria-israeli.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58345343-68/israel-crossing-syria-israeli.html.csp">Rebels capture only Syrian border crossing to Israel</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Liz Sly and Ruth Eglash</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T22:27:53.497-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 10:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beirut • Syrian rebels Wednesday claimed control of the only border crossing between Syria and Israel, extending a series of gains in the strategically sensitive Golan Heights in recent days. The capture of the crossing point is of greater symbolic than strategic significance for the rebels fighting to overthrow Syrian President Bashar Assad, given the decades-old state of war that has prevailed between Israel and Syria. It does, however, consolidate rebel control over Syria’s border with Israe...</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> 58345343@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:27:53 MDT Keating: Terrorists are not swarming into the U.S. from Mexico http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58338843-82/terrorists-mexican-mexico-states.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58338843-82/terrorists-mexican-mexico-states.html.csp">Keating: Terrorists are not swarming into the U.S. from Mexico</a></h4>