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#IfTheyGunnedMeDown discussion asks: What photo would media use?

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| A killing in suburban St. Louis leads people to tweet "dueling" photos of themselves – one where the subject looks wholesome, and another where the same person might seem like a troublemaker.

Fear, shame prevent undocumented Asian immigrants from finding legal help

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Many illegal immigrants are coming from Asia, and some them say it's hard to be open about their status, which causes problems when it comes to seeking help.

Most Asian immigrants bypass deportation help

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An estimated 1.3 million Asians are in the country illegally, but most are not applying for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

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In immigration news: Executive action, GOP political dilemma, migrant children and trauma

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How far can the President go on executive actions? Why would he make a move before the mid-term elections?

Trauma plagues many immigrant kids in U.S. illegally

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Social service agencies and nonprofits are scrambling to figure out what they need to do to help the thousands of immigrant children who have come to the U.S. in recent months.

In immigration news: Influx of migrant children eases, court backlog continues

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A new Reuters/Ipsos poll shows 70 percent of Americans think immigrants in the country threaten its culture, economy. Immigration courts deal with bottleneck of migrant children's cases. States offer to house these children as they are placed with sponsors.

Khmer Rouge verdicts offers bittersweet relief to SoCal Cambodians

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The only two surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge regime left to stand trial were sentenced Wednesday to life in prison. They still face a separate trial on charges of genocide.

In immigration news: Jeh Johnson's summer, Rand Paul and 'Dreamers,' visa limits, and more

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Homeland Security Chief Steps Into Immigration Divide. Rand Paul denies fleeing 'Dreamers.' High-tech firms seek to lift visa limits.