Brooks County

File photo of the Mexico border. (credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Suspected Immigrant Deaths Down In Brooks County

Authorities in Brooks County are finding fewer bodies of suspected immigrants than last year but still expect 2013 to be the second-worst on record for deaths.

11/30/2013

U.S. Border Patrol agents escort a group of undocumented immigrants into custody with helicopter support from the U.S. Office of Air and Marine on May 20, 2013 near the U.S.-Mexico border in Havana, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Mounting Body Count Of Illegal Immigrants Overwhelming Sparsely Populated Texas County

By the time the woman perished, she had probably slogged 25 miles through dry ranch lands in her quest to enter the United States. She was found just feet from a highway where she might have been picked up and taken to Houston with other migrants making the same journey.

09/22/2013

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