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  • 'Armed patriots': the private citizens out to secure the U.S. border

    BROWNSVILLE Texas (Reuters) - With binoculars in hand, an assault rifle slung over his chest and a Glock pistol on his hip, a man named Will scans the banks of the Rio Grande looking for anyone trying to cross from Mexico into Texas. Will is a member...
  • On Mexican border, more 'guards' increase danger

    The following editorial appeared in the Raleigh News & Observer on Tuesday, Sept. 9: Illegal immigration is a growing problem in the Rio Grande Valley, Texas officials say, but there's another growing problem: a confusing and potentially hazardous...
  • US plans new detention center in Texas for immigrant families

    AUSTIN, Texas Five years after claims of scathing human rights abuses ended the detention of immigrant families at the T. Don Hutto Residential Center, federal officials this week announced a plan to build another detention center in South Texas to hold...
  • ACLU seeks name of Border Patrol agent who killed Mexican teenager

    ACLU seeks name of Border Patrol agent who killed Mexican teenager
    Civil rights attorneys are trying to block the federal government from permanently sealing the name of a U.S. Border Patrol agent who opened fire north of the border, killing a Mexican teenager who was on Mexican soil nearly two years ago. Earlier...
  • Texas Governor Perry's border deployment politically motivated -Mexico

    AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - The Mexican government has condemned the deployment of Texas National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexican border, saying Governor Rick Perry authorized the move for political purposes. "Mexico underscores that it is irresponsible to...
  • Obama shows how to stop immigration reform

     Obama shows how to stop immigration reform
    We've seen many political figures contort their words and parse their actions. Comes with the territory. So we're not 100 percent shocked by President Barack Obama's decision to delay taking executive action on immigration. Not shocked, but mystified by...
  • The Week in Pictures | September 8 – 14, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week marked the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people at the World Trade Center, Pentagon and on Flight 93....
  • Pictures in the News | September 9, 2014

     
    Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in California, where the wilderness near Yosemite National Park's iconic Half Dome has been completely evacuated as a wind-driven wildfire continued to spread through the area Tuesday. The Meadow fire, last measured...
  • U.S. Army soldier accused of smuggling undocumented immigrants

    (Reuters) - A U.S. Army soldier has been accused of smuggling two undocumented immigrants across the Texas-Mexico border while in uniform, according to a federal criminal complaint. Eric Alexander Rodriguez, 20, a private in the Army, was charged with...
  • U.S. Border Patrol, under fire for use of force, to trial body cameras

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Border Patrol said body cameras would be trialled for its agents from next month following allegations over abuse and use of excessive force, as Washington gave the agency authority to investigate staff for criminal misconduct. A...
  • Gutierrez is Texas-bound to see how immigrant minors are being treated

     Gutierrez is Texas-bound to see how immigrant minors are being treated
    U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez of Illinois will be among 12 members of Congress to visit a section of the U.S. border Thursday and Friday where tens of thousands of children have crossed into the country, his office announced Wednesday. Gutierrez, a Democrat,...