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Viewpoints: Turning The Tide On Narcotics Starts With A New Model That Doesn’t Include Jail; Border Conditions Without Vaccines Are Ripe For Breeding Vicious Flu

Opinion writers weigh in on these public health issues and others. The New York Times: Ending The War On Drugs  On gritty streets where heroin, fentanyl and meth stride like Death Eaters, where for decades both drugs and the war on drugs have wrecked lives, the city of Seattle is pioneering a bold approach to… Read More »

Border Patrol struggles with flood of sick migrants

Border Patrol agents have spent nearly 20,000 hours since October driving asylum seekers to and from hospitals for medical evaluations, according to newly released Department of Homeland Security data. Since Oct. 1, 2018, the Border Patrol, which works in rural areas between border crossings, has “seen an increase in the numbers of apprehended individuals requiring… Read More »

Mexico to deport migrants who tried to breach US border

Mexican authorities have said they will deport around 500 Central American migrants who tried to “violently” and “illegally” breach a Mexico-US border fence. Hundreds of migrants stormed the international border crossing between Tijuana and California on Sunday to pressure the US into hearing their asylum claims, but Mexican authorities said the protest was now contained. Despite heightened tensions, Mexico’s… Read More »