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Wednesday, 01 May 2013 09:49 PM
By Todd Beamon
Arrests of illegal immigrants crossing into the United States have nearly tripled in recent months in anticipation of Congressional efforts to enact comprehensive immigration legislation, border patrol agents told CBS News Wednesday.
“Once the first group gets across, they call their family, they call their friends and let them know, ‘Hey the time is right, come on over,’” Border Patrol agent and union representative Chris Cabrera told CBS News. . . . Read Complete Report
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from Daily Times
Published: Tuesday, December 11, 2012
While doomsayers are predicting the end of the world nine days from now, there is an exclusive group of adolescents who are too busy celebrating to notice them.
They are the children born on Dec. 12, 2000. They are celebrating their 12th birthdays today — the 12th day of the 12th month of 2012.
This triple-12 date has inspired everything from a “12-12-12” fundraiser for Hurricane Sandy victims by celebrities at New York’s Madison Square Garden, to a “Maya Marriage of Many” on Mayan ruins in Belize.
According to the organizers of the group wedding – featuring 12 couples, of course – the ancient Mayans considered 12 a number of strength, conviction, absoluteness and finality. . . . Read Complete Report