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  • Texas to draw down guard troops on border in early 2015: official

    Texas to draw down guard troops on border in early 2015: official
    Texas plans to begin winding down its deployment of state National Guard troops to the border with Mexico around March or April of next year, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst told reporters on Wednesday. State leaders on Tuesday requested $86.1 million in...
  • Border authorities fear immigration action might spark second 'surge'

    Border authorities fear immigration action might spark second 'surge'
    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson warned would-be migrants Friday that President Obama’s action to defer deportations was not an endorsement of illegal immigration, and he pledged to beef up already tight security on the U.S.-Mexico border....
  • Birthright citizenship: a reward for breaking immigration law

    To the editor: The Times fails to point out the fundamental reason for the 14th Amendment's birthright citizenship provision, which was to allow the children of slaves born in America to become citizens. It has nothing to do with illegal immigrants. ("The...
  • Border Patrol investigating death of drug suspect at Texas checkpoint

    Border Patrol investigating death of drug suspect at Texas checkpoint
    U.S. Border Patrol agents are investigating the death of a 36-year-old man who was in federal custody at a Texas facility on Friday morning. Roger Maier, a spokesman for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, told the Los Angeles Times that agents...
  • Border Patrol agent charged in assault on 14-year-old boy

    Border Patrol agent charged in assault on 14-year-old boy
    A U.S. Border Patrol agent surrendered Thursday to face felony charges of assaulting a 14-year-old boy at the Nogales Border Patrol station for having a cellphone while in detention. Aldo Francisco Arteaga of Tucson was fingerprinted and photographed at...
  • Gov. Brown approves legal help for minors in the country illegally

    Concerned about unaccompanied children from Central America who have surged into the U.S. illegally this year, Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday approved legislation providing $3 million in legal aid for them. More than 60,000 unaccompanied children from...
  • 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,...
  • Gov. Brown signs bills aiding immigrant children, troubled students

    Gov. Brown signs bills aiding immigrant children, troubled students
    California Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday signed legislation to provide $3 million in legal aid for the thousands of unaccompanied minors from Central America who have flooded into the U.S. illegally this year. The Democratic governor also approved a...
  • Risky migrant voyages on rise; 1 dead as 20 Haitians arrive at Hillsboro Beach

    Risky migrant voyages on rise; 1 dead as 20 Haitians arrive at Hillsboro Beach
    The allure of South Florida as a destination for would-be migrants was underscored by tragedy once again over the last two days as officials recovered fatalities from the sea and on the beach. "There is a lot of traffic out there right now," said...
  • 10 migrants come ashore in Manalapan; Haitian activist anticipates more

    10 migrants come ashore in Manalapan; Haitian activist anticipates more
    Ten people from four different countries were in federal custody after a suspected human-smuggling boat arrived on shore of the wealthy town of Manalapan early Monday, according to border authorities. The migrants, none of whom had any documentation to...
  • Eric Holder: A legacy of highs and lows as attorney general

    Eric Holder: A legacy of highs and lows as attorney general
    Eric H. Holder Jr. is stepping down as the nation's 82nd attorney general after more than five tumultuous years. He leaves a legacy that will be praised by liberals and excoriated by conservatives. Here are some of the key points and issues of the...