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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

Two immigrants at an El Paso facility have reportedly tested positive for tuberculosis. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Active Cases Of Tuberculosis Found In Central American Immigrants

Two immigrants at an El Paso facility have reportedly tested positive for tuberculosis.

07/08/2014

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)

Feds Launch $1M Media Campaign In Central America To Show Dangers Of Illegal Border Crossing

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske says a new international media campaign will be aimed at slowing illegal immigration.

07/02/2014

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.

03/17/2014

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FBI: Dead Border Agent Suspected In Kidnapping

The FBI says it believes a Border Patrol agent found dead in South Texas is responsible for the kidnapping and assault of three women who were in the country illegally.

03/13/2014

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

U.S. Customs Officer Collapsed, Dies While On Duty

A 71-year-old U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer has collapsed and died while on duty in South Texas.

01/02/2014

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

US-Raised Immigrants Remain In US Custody

Thirty-four young migrants are in U.S. custody after trying to enter the United States without documents in the latest round of what is becoming a new tactic in confronting what they consider unjust U.S. immigration policies.

10/01/2013

Juan Alfredo Gandarilla
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Texas Ten Most Wanted Sex Offender Arrested

One of the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender suspects was apprehended earlier this week. Reports indicate that 43-year-old Juan Alfredo Gandarilla was found and taken into custody in El Paso.

02/06/2013

File photo of illegal immigrants. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Illegal Immigrant Barred From Coming Back Into US To Bury Young Son

A Mexican national says he has been barred from entering the United States to bury his 10-year-old son, a U.S. citizen who died Tuesday in a house fire in northeastern Pennsylvania that killed three other people.

03/31/2012

File photo of marijuana. (credit: NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

$2.4 Million Worth Of Pot Seized In Load Of Limes At Texas Border

Authorities say a load of limes in South Texas has yielded more than a ton of marijuana.

02/23/2012