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  • Immigration activist Vargas detained and released in Texas

    Immigration activist Vargas detained and released in Texas
    AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, an undocumented immigrant and prominent activist, was detained for several hours on Tuesday after being stopped at a security checkpoint at an airport in the border city of...
  • Man tries to hang himself from U.S.-Mexico border fence in Calexico

    Man tries to hang himself from U.S.-Mexico border fence in Calexico
    A 27-year-old man tried to hang himself from the border fence in Calexico, authorities said Monday. A U.S. Border Patrol agent near 1st Street saw the man scaling the fence with a rope on the Mexico side about 7 p.m. Sunday, the Press-Enterprise...
  • Suspect in border agent's death extradited from Mexico

    Suspect in border agent's death extradited from Mexico
    It was a bloody confrontation more than three years ago in the desert brush of Arizona about 11 miles from the border with Mexico. When it was over, U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry was dead and two weapons found at the scene would shine a light on...
  • Solving the youth immigrant crisis

    Solving the youth immigrant crisis
    The desire of parents to give their children a safer, better life is leading mothers and fathers in the violence-wracked Central American countries of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras to take terrible risks. By the thousands, they are turning over...
  • Overcrowded, unsanitary conditions seen at immigrant detention centers

    Immigrant youths covered the dirty concrete floors of the Border Patrol holding cells here, sprawled shoulder to shoulder and draped in grubby Red Cross blankets, enveloped in a haze of sweat and body odor. Groups of girls and boys stared out the...
  • Border Patrol to ship detained families from Texas to California

    Border Patrol to ship detained families from Texas to California
    Hundreds of families caught illegally crossing the border in Texas will be flown to Border Patrol stations in Southern California in the coming days, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said. Adults with children being held in overcrowded Border Patrol...
  • Pictures in the News | July 2, 2014

     
    In Wednesday's Pictures in the News a rainbow stretches across the sky over the Baltic Sea island of Usedom, near Trassenheide, Germany. New Delhi: A boy somersaults into water as monsoon rains are expected to arrive at India's capital in a couple of...
  • Suspect extradited from Mexico to U.S. in border agent's slaying

    Suspect extradited from Mexico to U.S. in border agent's slaying
    A man charged in the murder of Brian A. Terry, a U.S. Border Patrol agent whose death was at the center of the Operation Fast and Furious investigation, has been returned to the United States and is scheduled to appear in federal court on Wednesday,...
  • Enforcement alone can't stop surge in child migrants, congressman says

    Enforcement alone can't stop surge in child migrants, congressman says
    The surge in Central American children illegally entering the United States in recent weeks can’t be solved through enforcement alone, and it is striking pain in the hearts of Border Patrol agents, says a Democratic congressman. U.S. Rep. Henry...
  • Editorial: The peevish president

    Editorial: The peevish president
    "So sue me." — President Barack Obama on Tuesday, complaining about Republican leaders We're not sure who would be spurred into action by the hectoring lectures this week from the president of the United States along the lines of, "I'm right,...
  • Migrants turned back by Murrieta protests processed in San Diego

    Migrants turned back by Murrieta protests processed in San Diego
    Migrants who were turned back from Murrieta have been driven to San Diego, where they were dispersed to at least three U.S. Border Patrol stations, authorities said Wednesday. The facilities appear to offer a short-term solution to the temporary...