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Immigration court backlog adds to border crisis

On a June morning last year, Alex Alvarez left his home in the lush Salvadoran region of Morazan to make the now-familiar journey of tens of thousands of other young immigrants from Central America.


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C. Ray Nagin, former New Orleans mayor, sentenced to 10 years in prison

Former New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin, who portrayed himself as a straight-talking anti-politician determined to clean up the city’s notoriously corrupt culture, was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption during his two terms.

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Murrieta lawmaker asks for Gov. Brown's help on immigration unrest