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  • 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...
  • Mexican law enforcement accused of firing on U.S. border agents

    Mexican law enforcement accused of firing on U.S. border agents
     A Mexican law enforcement helicopter crossed into U.S. airspace and fired two shots, just missing American Border Patrol agents and prompting a quick apology from Mexican authorities in what is the second incursion this year of Mexican forces into United...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Pelosi visits border facility, says immigration reform unlikely

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) said she isn't hopeful that immigration reform will pass after she visited a Border Patrol facility in Brownsville, Texas, on Saturday. Pelosi and three other Democratic members of the House -- Filemon...
  • Border Patrol agent can be sued in fatal shooting, court rules

    A U.S. Border Patrol agent can be sued for firing across the border and killing a 15-year-old Mexican boy, a federal appeals court ruled Monday, a decision with potentially broad consequences for the highly charged issue of law enforcement's use of deadly...
  • New Mexico town's mayor: Residents not expected to protest immigrants

    The meeting in the small New Mexico town of Artesia was loud, volatile and emotional, and the number of people in attendance set an all-time record for a community face-off, officials said. The issue was whether the oil and farming community of 20,000...
  • 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...
  • Humanitarian crisis at border defies right's platitudes about immigration

    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...
  • 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...