What we’re reading: Tuesday, May 7, 2013

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A U.S. Border Patrol officers walks beside the border fence that divides the US from Mexico in the town of Nogales, Arizona.
A U.S. Border Patrol officers walks beside the border fence that divides the US from Mexico in the town of Nogales, Arizona.
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The immigration reform debate shifts focus to border security at a Senate Homeland Security Committee hearing Tuesday on Capitol Hill.

In the opinion pages: The New York Times’ David Brooks details the argument made by opponents of immigration reform. The Wall Street Journal Editorial Board looks into what the United States can do now that the conflict in Syria is affecting the surrounding region.

Secretary Kerry is in Moscow hoping to finally convince President Vladimir Putin that his links to Syrian President Bashar Al Assad must be broken.

What we're reading: Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Updated