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  • 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...
  • Related story: Border Patrol's use of deadly force criticized in report

    Related story: Border Patrol's use of deadly force criticized in report
    WASHINGTON — Border Patrol agents have deliberately stepped in the path of cars apparently to justify shooting at the drivers and have fired in frustration at people throwing rocks from the Mexican side of the border, according to an independent...
  • Spanish-language media pick up on Border Patrol use-of-force report

    Spanish-language media pick up on Border Patrol use-of-force report
    TUCSON — Spanish-language media — particularly in Mexico — are abuzz following a Tribune Washington Bureau report on the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency’s use of deadly force while patrolling the nation’s border...
  • Border agent fatally shoots suspect who hit him with a rock

    SAN DIEGO — A U.S. Border Patrol agent patrolling a smuggling trail in the mountains east of San Diego shot and killed a suspect Tuesday morning after being struck in the head during a rock attack, federal and San Diego County authorities said....
  • Killing of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry detailed in court papers

    WASHINGTON — "I'm hit! I'm hit!" U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry cried into the southern Arizona darkness that night, Dec. 14, 2010. "I can't feel my legs!" The 40-year-old Border Patrol agent, who was less than four years on the job,...
  • Man sentenced to 27 years in prison for 2009 E. Baltimore robbery

    Man sentenced to 27 years in prison for 2009 E. Baltimore robbery
    A Baltimore man was sentenced to 27 years in prison for a 2009 armed robbery at a Baltimore business that resulted in the owner's death. Pedro Rodriguez Garcia, 35, formerly of Rosedale, robbed Constantine Frank at gunpoint, taking more than $11,000,...
  • Mexican national to be sentenced for killing border agent Brian Terry

    TUCSON -- A federal judge could sentence a Mexican national Monday to up to 30 years to life in prison for the 2010 killing of Border Patrol agent Brian A. Terry just south of Tucson, a slaying that led to the unraveling of the failed federal gun-tracking...
  • Pictures in the News | July 16, 2014

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in McAllen, Texas, where immigrants wait in a holding cell at the U.S. Border Patrol station. Supporters of Jose Antonio Vargas, who was eventually released, held a vigil near the facility for those still inside....
  • 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...
  • The Week in Pictures | July 14-20, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. International news took the headlines this week as thousands of Israeli troops, backed by tanks, warplanes and gunboats, pressed deeper into the Gaza Strip as Palestinian militants returned fire...