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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Overcrowded, unsanitary conditions seen at immigrant detention centers

    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...
  • Suspect in border agent Brian Terry's death extradited from Mexico

    Suspect in border agent Brian Terry'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...
  • Obama administration acts to ease immigration legal crunch at border

    Obama administration acts to ease immigration legal crunch at border
    Facing pressure to address a widening crisis on the Southwest border, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to detain, process and ultimately deport the growing numbers of Central American children and families who already are...
  • A push to boost Hispanic representation in federal workforce

    A push to boost Hispanic representation in federal workforce
    Latinos have for years made up one of the largest and fastest-growing groups in the country. They have also long been one of the most underrepresented minority groups in the federal workplace. Now a new effort is underway — at the highest...
  • Child migrants overwhelm U.S immigration policy [Letter]

    Just when I thought there'd be a solution to illegal immigration, there's a horror story like the one about the U.S. holding thousands of children who crossed the border illegally for deportation ("Feds look to Baltimore to shelter immigrant children,"...
  • Congress, vacation's over

    Congress, vacation's over
    For many of us, September brings renewed optimism and a return to productivity. What does it mean in Washington? Through a summer of political and global crises, we've looked for congressional action and presidential involvement — and looked and...
  • Border Patrol sued in fatal shooting of man in Mexico

    The family of a Mexican man who was shot and killed by U.S. Border Patrol agents two years ago has filed a civil rights lawsuit alleging that the agency sanctioned an unbridled use of deadly force in response to rock throwing. The suit, filed...
  • Emergency Response Teams Compete At Simsbury 'SWAT Challenge'

    SIMSBURY — Five members of the Meriden SWAT team crawled under electrically-charged wires, climbed onto a teammate's back to get over a 6-foot barrier, then knocked down a wooden door as part of the 10th Annual CT SWAT Challenge. During the...
  • Men found dead in trunk at U.S. border likely smuggled, officials say

    Men found dead in trunk at U.S. border likely smuggled, officials say
    A 41-year-old driver faces possible criminal charges after U.S. Border Patrol agents in San Ysidro discovered two Mexican nationals dead in the trunk of his car, which officials referred to as a "smuggling incident." A U.S. Customs and Border Protection...