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U.S. Border Patrol agents take undocumented immigrants into custody on July 21, 2014 in McAllen, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Checkpoints, More Troopers In Sweeping Texas Border Bill

New highway checkpoints and putting retired police officers on duty are part of a sweeping Texas border security bill that Republicans on Monday said would ramp up enforcement as promised under new Gov. Greg Abbott.

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Texas Warns Against Spring Breaking In Mexico

The Texas Department of Public Safety urges vacationers to avoid Mexico because of drug cartel violence.

02/25/2015

File photo of a gavel in a courtroom. (Photo by Getty Images)

Mexican Man Gets Life Term Over Immigrants Held In Houston

A Mexican man has been sentenced to life in a U.S. prison for leading a human smuggling ring that held more than 20 immigrants hostage in Houston.

02/01/2015

Gov. Rick Perry file photo. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Perry: Immigration Order Means More Border Chaos

Gov. Rick Perry says the Obama administration’s executive action on immigration will trigger a new flood of people illegally entering Texas from Mexico.

12/03/2014

The new MQ-9 Predator B, an unmanned surveillance aircraft system, unveiled by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), takes off at Libby Army Airfield at Ft. Huachuca on Oct. 30, 2006 in Sierra Vista, Ariz. (credit: Gary Williams/Getty Images)

US Government Patrolling Nearly Half Of Mexican Border By Drones Alone

The U.S. government now patrols nearly half the Mexican border by drones alone in a largely unheralded shift to control desolate stretches where there are no agents, camera towers, ground sensors or fences, and it plans to expand the strategy to the Canadian border.

11/13/2014

File photo of Mexican police. (credit: Julio Cesar Aguilar/AFP/Getty Images)

Mexican Police Shoot Pregnant 14-Year-Old American Near Border

Police in the Mexican border state of Tamaulipas wounded a pregnant 14-year-old U.S. citizen after the truck she was in failed to obey police commands to stop.

11/11/2014

Teacher Felipe de la Cruz speaks at a press conference from relatives of the 43 missing students.  (Photo by Pedro PARDO/AFP/Getty Images)

Mexico: 43 Missing Students Were Murdered, Their Bodies Burned

Suspected Mexican drug cartel members confessed to killing the men and incinerating their remains; the grisly case shocked the country and triggered angry protests.

11/07/2014

The bodies of Erica, Angel and Alex Alvarado and that of Erica's boyfriend were found Oct. 29 outside Matamoros. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Mexico Human Rights Commission Investigating Deaths Of Three American Siblings

The bodies of Erica, Angel and Alex Alvarado and that of Erica’s boyfriend were found Oct. 29 outside Matamoros.

11/04/2014

Four bodies were found east of the border city of Matamaros, near where three young Americans were reportedly abducted more than two weeks ago, a Mexican official said. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Bodies Found In Mexico Where Three Texans Went Missing

Four bodies were found east of the border city of Matamaros, near where three young Americans were reportedly abducted more than two weeks ago, a Mexican state official said.

10/29/2014

DEA claims Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez took control of the drug smuggling operation after the arrest of Mario Ramirez-Trevino in 2013. (Photo by NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Says Head Of Gulf Cartel In Custody

DEA claims Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez took control of the drug smuggling operation after the arrest of Mario Ramirez-Trevino in 2013.

10/21/2014

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