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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)

US Border Effort Sputters As Migrants Cross Again

A U.S. effort to discourage immigrants’ repeated attempts to enter the country illegally by dropping them back in Mexico hundreds of miles away from where they were caught has been sharply scaled back after producing relatively modest gains.

07/11/2014

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)

Sheriff: We Come Across Decomposed Bodies Of Immigrants ‘Quite Often’

When authorities found an 11-year-old Guatemalan boy’s body about a mile from Texas’ southern border, they also discovered his brother’s Chicago phone number scribbled on the inside of his belt buckle.

07/01/2014

A US Border Patrol agent stands near a crossing to Mexico. (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Court: Teen In Mexico Shot By US Agent Had Rights

A federal appeals court ruled Monday that a Mexican teenager killed by a Border Patrol agent was protected by the U.S. Constitution, even though the teen was on Mexican soil when he was shot.

06/30/2014

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)

AP: Border Patrol Has Lots Of Agents In The Wrong Places

The downcast faces on computer screens are 1,500 miles away at a Border Patrol station in McAllen, Texas: a 20-year old Honduran woman arrested rafting across the Rio Grande and a 23-year-old man caught under similar circumstances.

06/30/2014

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The World Cup Soccer Coach You Have To See To Believe

This year’s World Cup has provided some incredible games along with some unbelievable moments including the bite felt around the world.  There is one personality though who is winning the heart of soccer fans from […]

06/26/2014

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)

Immigrant Mother: ‘All Children Need To Do Is Hand Themselves Over To The Border Patrol’

On the last day of school Gladys Chinoy memorized her mother’s phone number in New York City and boarded a bus to Guatemala’s northern border.

06/25/2014

Mexican federal officials say Sanchez Arellano, head of a powerful drug cartel based in Tijuana, was arrested wearing a green soccer jersey and with his cheeks painted with green, white and red, the colors of the Mexican flag. (ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images)

Mexico Arrests Drug Cartel Leader While He Was Watching World Cup

Head of the once-mighty Tijuana-based Arellano Felix drug cartel was arrested while watching Mexico’s soccer team play in the World Cup, say Mexican authorities.

06/24/2014

Federal prosecutors say Gerardo Salazar led a trafficking ring that used violence to force girls and young women from Mexico into sexual bondage in Houston-area bars. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Mexico Returns Accused Houston Sex-Trafficking Ringleader

Gerardo Salazar, alias “the Rooster,” faces life in prison if convicted on all counts from a 2005 federal indictment.

06/19/2014

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Drug Cartel Leader Captured Near Texas Border

Mexican authorities say they have captured a regional leader of a drug cartel who controlled illegal trafficking of drugs, guns and money in a frontier region bordering Texas.

05/25/2014

File photo of former Homeland Secretary Janet Napolitano. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Napolitano: ‘You Cannot Seal A Border’

Political calls for more walls and policing at the U.S.-Mexico border are a “straw man” designed to defeat immigration reform, former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano said Wednesday.

05/22/2014

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