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Ex-Texas Police Chief Took Bribes From Immigrants

An ex-Central Texas police chief faces up to 20 years in prison for taking bribes from immigrants and lying about making them tipsters so they could stay in the U.S. legally.

02/07/2014

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Border Patrol Rescues Four Immigrants, Discover Remains Of Another Person

Border Patrol agents have rescued four immigrants from the South Texas brush while the remains of another person were discovered.

02/06/2014

A white Houston-area man accused of sucker punching an elderly black man has been indicted on a hate crime charge. (Photo Credit: Stockbyte/Getty Images)

32 Charged In Texas Human Smuggling Ring

More than 30 people have been indicted in a Houston-based wrongful employment and human smuggling ring with ties to Louisiana and Arkansas.

01/31/2014

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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Texas Closes Nonprofit, Wrongful Immigrant Actions

A Central Texas organization accused of providing unauthorized legal services to immigrants has been closed and must pay fines and restitution of more than $500,000.

09/10/2013

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77-Year-Old Woman Sentenced For Arranging Sham Marriages For Immigrants

A South Texas woman has been sentenced to two years in prison for arranging more than 30 bogus marriages for immigrants wanting to live in the U.S.

06/23/2013

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Texas Man Convicted For Housing More Than 30 Immigrants

A South Texas man has been convicted in a human smuggling case in which more than 30 suspected illegal immigrants were found in an apartment.

12/07/2012

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Immigrant Smugglers Plow Through Texas Home, Killing 70-Year-Old Woman

Three men have been sentenced to prison in an immigrant-smuggling attempt that ended when the smugglers’ sport utility vehicle plowed through a South Texas home, killing the 70-year-old woman inside.

05/22/2012