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  • World's refugee crisis comes to U.S. and Maryland

    World's refugee crisis comes to U.S. and Maryland
    Humanity faces its biggest refugee crisis since World War II, and Rep. Andy Harris, the Republican congressman from Maryland's 1st District, pledges to do everything in his power to keep a tiny fraction of Central American children out of a shelter in...
  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry orders 1,000 National Guard troops to border

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced plans Monday to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the state’s border with Mexico, faulting federal officials for “empty promises” in dealing with an influx of Central American children and...
  • Rick Perry on border troops: 'The price of inaction is too high'

    Rick Perry on border troops: 'The price of inaction is too high'
    Texas Governor Rick Perry said on Monday he planned to send 1,000 Texas National Guard troops to the Mexican border to boost security during an influx of illegal immigration by children, a move that could increase pressure on President Barack Obama....
  • Mark Fazlollah: On the US-Mexico border, a meeting place for two nations divided

    TIJUANA, Mexico In the mid-1980s, the border between Tijuana and Southern California was a showcase of America's failed immigration enforcement. On a busy night, thousands of people slipped into the United States illegally. It was so easy to cross that...
  • No resolution for 'wrong turn' Marine who entered Mexico with guns

    No resolution for 'wrong turn' Marine who entered Mexico with guns
    TIJUANA -- Andrew Tahmooressi, the former Marine who has been charged with violating Mexican gun laws, arrived at a federal courthouse here Monday morning in a dramatic, and slightly ironic, motorcade of armored vehicles, blaring sirens and black-clad men...
  • Debate rages over Mexico's plan to open energy markets

    Debate rages over Mexico's plan to open energy markets
    Politicians stand on the podium in the lower house of Congress, waving signs and shouting, “Viva Mexico, THIEVES!” Outside, crowds demonstrate. The sessions drag on into the wee hours until an earthquake forces everyone to evacuate. It might...
  • Attorneys say decision on Marine in Mexican jail could take months

    Attorneys say decision on Marine in Mexican jail could take months
    Amid predictions that a decision in the high-profile case is months away, a second evidentiary hearing was held Monday in Tijuana for a U.S. Marine jailed in Mexico since April 1 on weapons charges. Both the defense attorney for Sgt. Andrew...
  • Hearing set for Marine jailed in Mexico on weapons charges

    Hearing set for Marine jailed in Mexico on weapons charges
    A Marine jailed in Mexico since April 1 on weapons charges is set Monday for a second evidentiary hearing before a federal judge in Tijuana. The hearing will allow the attorney for Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi to question four Mexican officials who...
  • Border drones and labor-bots: Alex Rivera's prescient 'Sleep Dealer'

    Border drones and labor-bots: Alex Rivera's prescient 'Sleep Dealer'
    Filmmaker Alex Rivera had the idea for his sci-fi movie "Sleep Dealer" back in 1997. At the time, he envisioned a future in which wars were fought via drone, the water supply was privatized by corporations and eager young workers at the Mexican border...
  • Exploitation awaits migrant children on Mexico's southern edge

    Exploitation awaits migrant children on Mexico's southern edge
    They are called canguritos, little kangaroos, because of the plastic trays of candy, cigarettes and other goods strapped across their bellies. There is Juan Gonzalez, 10, selling gum for pennies. There are Humberto Vazquez, 11, and Wilmer Hernandez, 13,...
  • Brown, Mexican officials sign climate pact during governor's trip

    When federal leaders in Washington needed new ideas for slashing vehicle pollution, they looked west to California, which had already enacted tighter standards. Now Gov. Jerry Brown said he hopes Mexico takes the same approach to combating climate...