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Teacher of Geography - Secondary - Westminister job with SERVOCA EDUCATION RESOURCING | Guardian Jobs

Secondary Academy in Central London is recruiting for a permanent Teacher of Geography. This is a September 2015 appointment. This is a MPS or UPS Geography post and for the right experienced teacher, a TLR can be offered.<p>The School...<br>This is a mixed 11 - 18 Secondary Academy in Central London. The …

Four Visions Of The Future From DARPA’s Latest Report Card

Like a science fair for the next century’s wars<p>Yesterday, DARPA released their latest vision for the future. As the far-seeing technological eye of the Defense Department, DARPA’s had its hand in everything from the launch of stealth fighter jets to the birth of the Internet. So when they predict …

Arizona Congressman Claims It's "True That We Know That" ISIS Is On The U.S. Border

"It is true that we know that ISIS is present in Ciudad Juarez or they were within the last few weeks." It appears he's citing a report that federal authorities have dismissed.<p>A Republican Arizona congressman says ISIS currently is or has operated on the U.S. border in the past couple weeks, …

Obama's Long Immigration Betrayal

To understand why activists are so angry at the president, you have to understand how close they've come—and how long they've waited.<p>Why does it matter that President Obama has decided to delay action on immigration until after the November elections? What difference does a couple of extra months …

Coyote: 'If you turn yourself in to immigration, there is no problem'

Alfredo DeLara for Al Jazeera America<p>When Jorge began taking immigrants from El Salvador to the U.S. some 15 years ago, he was just joining the family business. Long before the most recent flood of child migrants made headlines this summer, Jorge lead his first journey north, with seven immigrants. …

Mexico President slams Texas governor over border crackdown | Reuters

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s deployment of National Guard troops on the U.S.-Mexican border is “reprehensible” and puts neighborly relations at risk, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said in an interview published on Friday.<p>Texas Governor Rick Perry, a possible Republican …

Associated Press News

U.S. Immigrant Population Hits Record High: One in Six Adults is Foreign-Born

The number of legal and non-legal immigrants living in the United States rose to a record high 41.3 million people in 2013, according to a new report.<p>The report from the Center for Immigration Studies, based on Census Bureau data, said immigrants now account for about 13.1 percent of U.S. …

The Green Monster

How the Border Patrol became America’s most out-of-control law enforcement agency.<p>G <b>il Kerlikowske was hoping to make it through at least his</b> first week on the job without being awakened in the middle of the night. President Barack Obama’s new head of Customs and Border Protection, Kerlikowske could …

Sacramento shooting case sparks debate over U.S. immigration policies

Critics of U.S. immigration policy have seized on the shooting spree that left two Sacramento area sheriff’s deputies dead last week as evidence that …

Why They Come: The Real Reason for the Surge of Unaccompanied Children in the United States

Americans have been wondering why the recent surge of unaccompanied children streaming into the United States is happening, and why it's happening right now. Debate rages over why children flee their homes in Central America, but a little-known U.S. counter narcotics policy may explain how this …

Immigration Reform 2014 News: Border Security Top Concern For Texans Despite Deaths at U.S.-Mexico Border Hitting 15-Year Low

Following the influx of undocumented immigrant children entering the U.S. this summer, border security became the top important issue among Texans …

Mexico releases US marine who took guns across border

A Mexican judge has ordered the immediate release of a jailed US marine who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns.<p>Family spokesman Jonathan Franks said the judge decided to release Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi, an Afghanistan veteran who is now a reservist and has …

Mexico police questioned in kidnap, killing of 3 US citizens near the border

Authorities are investigating a possible police connection to the killing of three U.S. citizens visiting their father in Mexico who were found shot to death along with a Mexican friend more than two weeks after going missing.<p>Parents of the three siblings, whose bodies were identified Thursday, …

Border Patrol's controversial tactic of stopping people 100 miles from border yielding fewer arrests | Fox News

The Border Patrol's practice of deploying agents and maintaining stations 100 or more miles from the U.S.-Mexico border is yielding fewer arrests each year, but the agency's practice is still being questioned by immigrants, lawyers and judges.<p>Border Patrol agents can stop and search vehicles …

raised Dreamers are building new lives — back in Mexico

For so long, Nancy Landa kept secrets.<p>Growing up in South Los Angeles, she never told friends that her parents had brought her illegally from Mexico when she was 9.<p>Years later, after she had been elected the first-ever Latina student body president at Cal State Northridge and then gone on to work …

Immigration

Desert Hawks

Paramilitary veterans group stakes out US-Mexico borderlands<p>Paramilitary veterans group stakes out US-Mexico borderlands<p><i>Members of the Arizona Border Recon pause for a group photo. For some, this was their first time out with the team.</i><p><i>Published on Sunday, October 26, 2014</i><p>NOGALES, Ariz. — A former …

Migrants snared in multi-million dollar kidnap racket on U.S.-Mexico border | Reuters

REYNOSA Mexico (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Central American migrants are being kidnapped, abused and extorted by Mexican gangs just yards from the United States in a growing racket that may be worth up to $250 million a year.<p>Honduran migrant Juan Marcos Guardado talks to Reuters at a migrant …

US veterans rally in support of deported comrades

A group of former U.S. service members marked Veterans Day on Tuesday with candlelight vigils aimed at drawing attention to the plight of non-citizen veterans who have been deported from the United States after being honorably discharged from the military but later convicted of crimes.<p>The Deported …

Mexican Border Patrol Under Investigation After Shooting Pregnant 14-Year-Old American

Mexican border patrol agents are being investigated by the authorities after shooting a 14-year-old pregnant girl from Texas. The shooting took place …

Chicago brothers detail how Mexican cartel moved cocaine by jets

The twin brothers from Chicago have been in witness protection for more than five years, providing federal authorities with details of how Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's notorious Sinaloa cartel network allegedly supplied them with thousands of pounds of narcotics to distribute on city streets.<p>Their …

The Next Border Crisis

Last summer the southern border disappeared. Unaccompanied minors from Central and South America surged across the Rio Grande. Desperate parents had …

There Have Now Been 10,000 U.S. Drone Flights To Patrol The Southern Border

Supplementing border patrol surveillance efforts, drones now monitor almost half of the U.S.-Mexico southern border, the Associated Press reported …

Judge releases name of Border Patrol agent in fatal shooting

A federal judge ruled Thursday that the name of a Border Patrol agent who shot and killed a Mexican teenager through the border fence will be made public as part of a lawsuit by the boy's mother.<p>The agent's lawyers argued that his name be kept from the public to prevent harassment, but Judge Raner …

Border crossings by children decline as immigration debate intensifies

The number of unaccompanied children apprehended by federal agents last month at the nation's Southwest border was down by 40% compared with last October, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The announcement comes as the nation prepares for a renewed battle over immigration …

Border Patrol, mine safety, and dangerous pesticides: The week’s best investigative reporting.

Here are this week's top must-read stories from <b>#MuckReads</b>, ProPublica's ongoing collection of the best watchdog journalism. Anyone can contribute by …

Delimitations: Rethinking the U.S.-Mexican Border

Monument 1, Pacific Coast, South of Brookings, Oregon<br>David Taylor and Marcos Ramirez ERRE<p>1 of 16<p>Today, the border between the United States and …

With Border Patrol Already Out of Control, GOP Demands Won't Fix Immigration Woes

The ties that bind us to the countries to our south are deep and enduring. Building a wall, or a host of new field offices, or a miniature army won't …

Immigration

Obama offer to 5m illegal migrants

<b>Millions of immigrants living illegally in the US will be allowed to apply for work permits under a major shake-up unveiled by President Barack Obama.</b><p>They include immigrants who have been in the US for five years and have children staying legally in the US.<p>About four million people are expected to …