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File photo of Border Patrol at the Texas-Mexico border. (credit: Getty Images)

Suicide, Allegations Stun Border Agent’s Family

Esteban Manzanares was working his regular day shift as a U.S. Border Patrol agent along the busiest stretch of Mexican border when a trio of Honduran immigrants spotted him and offered to surrender.


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Border Patrol Agent Accused In Fatal Shooting

Authorities are accusing a U.S. Border Patrol agent of leading deputies on a high speed chase after fatally shooting a Central Texas man who allegedly was having an extramarital affair with the agent’s wife.


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)

Federal Report: Homeland Security Must Better Track Excessive Force Among Border Agents

A widely anticipated federal report released Tuesday on excessive force among U.S. border agents contained little discussion of use-of-force policies, but recommended improvements to training and the tracking of such allegations.


File photo of a drug smuggling tunnel along the Mexican border. (credit: andy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Mexican Authorities Find Smuggling Tunnel Equipped With Electricity Near Border

Mexican authorities have discovered a sophisticated smuggling tunnel equipped with electricity and ventilation not far from the Nogales port of entry into Arizona, U.S. and Mexican officials said Friday.


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Texas Woman Barred From U.S. After She Denied Citizenship

A 20-year-old native Texan says she’s barred from re-entering the country after she denied, under grilling by the U.S. Border Patrol, that she was a U.S. citizen.


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Family Of Mexican Teen Killed By Border Agent To File Lawsuit

A lawyer for the family of a 15-year-old Mexican boy killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent in 2010 says they will press on with their lawsuit against the agent despite U.S. prosecutors’ decision not to charge him.


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Texas Air Force Base Housing Detained Illegal Immigrant Children

Federal officials are making an Air Force base near San Antonio the temporary home of 100 unescorted children stopped by the U.S. Border Patrol because a network of contracted shelters is overwhelmed with more kids than it can accommodate.