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Boy's death highlights peril of crossing border

Posted: July 1, 2014 at 4:21 a.m.

EDINBURG, Texas -- When authorities found the body of an 11-year-old boy in South Texas, a phone number for his brother in Chicago was scribbled on the inside of his belt buckle.

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Obama: Can't wait on immigration law

President Barack Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, speaks about immigration Reform, Monday, June 30, 2014, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The president said he's done waiting for House Republicans to act on immigration. He says he now plans to act on his own. Obama announced his intention Monday to take executive action.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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