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  • Border bill fits Rep. Henry Cuellar's history of bipartisanship

    WASHINGTON Rep. Henry Cuellar has never been shy about breaking party ranks. But in recent weeks, the Laredo Democrat has taken that to new levels. He alienated the White House by publicly and relentlessly prodding the president to visit the border...
  • Four named San Diego County judges, including son of slain drug agent

    Four named San Diego County judges, including son of slain drug agent
    San Diego County Deputy Dist. Atty. Enrique Camarena, whose father was a Drug Enforcement Administration agent who was tortured and murdered in 1985 by a Mexican drug cartel, was appointed Wednesday to the local Superior Court by Gov. Jerry Brown....
  • Controversy surrounds rescue of children from Mexico shelter

    Controversy surrounds rescue of children from Mexico shelter
    In an odd and contradictory tale of abuse and protection, authorities say they rescued nearly 500 children from a shelter in the western state of Michoacan, where they were reportedly exposed to bug-infested food, rapes and filthy conditions. Yet almost...
  • Seek Mexico's help to stop illegal immigrants

    The southern United States continues to be invaded by illegal aliens. Since most of this recent batch of aliens are children from Central America, the invasion has generated a lot of publicity, finger-pointing, angst, etc. The news reports show...
  • Rep. Gutierrez responds to Sen. Kirk's remarks on immigrant children

    Rep. Gutierrez responds to Sen. Kirk's remarks on immigrant children
    WASHINGTON — After Republican Sen. Mark Kirk said Thursday that 429 unaccompanied minors from the Mexican border crisis were in Chicago and urged they undergo criminal background checks, he drew fire today from an immigrant-rights group and...
  • Faithful flock to see statue of Santo Toribio, the immigrants' saint

     Faithful flock to see statue of Santo Toribio, the immigrants' saint
    People say he's their guardian, their lawyer, their smuggler. On a recent afternoon, they lined up at his feet with their requests: Please, my mother needs a visa. Please, my niece was caught by agents. Please, I can't go on being illegal. As a...
  • Immigration Platitudes Ignore The Crisis

    Nine months ago, in The Wall Street Journal, a former Bush administration official described the sorry plight of children now streaming northward across the U.S.-Mexico border. Hundreds of children, mostly from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, are...
  • Narcoliterature explores realities of Mexico's drug culture

    Narcoliterature explores realities of Mexico's drug culture
    In Mexico, the drug culture has spawned a genre of its own: Narcoliterature — a blend of fiction and, in some cases, investigative journalism — explores the realities of drug culture. Narcoliterature titles are among Amazon's 100 best-...
  • Obama defends immigration policy, meets with Texas governor

    President Obama faced sharp criticism for his immigration policies here Wednesday even as the White House stepped up efforts to cope with the tens of thousands of children and teens from Central America who have poured into Texas’ Rio Grande Valley....
  • Mom of imprisoned ex-Marine in Mexico tells supporters to chill out

    Looks as if Andrew Tahmooressi, the former Marine jailed in Mexico after blundering across the border last spring with three loaded guns and 400 rounds of ammunition in his truck, will not be coming home any time soon. On Wednesday, Tahmooressi faced...
  • Victims of Mexico's drug war: Tracing the missing

    Victims of Mexico's drug war: Tracing the missing
    For almost three years residents of Allende, close to the Mexican border with Texas (see map), harboured a dreadful secret. In 2011 the town of 27,000 people suffered a violent attack by the Zetas, Mexico's most brutal drug gang. Driven by a thirst for...