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July 21, 2014
Sheriffs question move to send National Guard to border

Sheriffs question move to send National Guard to border

Sheriffs said they have not been consulted and question the wisdom of sending military personnel who are not authorized to stop, question or arrest anyone - Full Story
July 08, 2014

Hospital settles with NM woman over cavity search

A Texas hospital and its emergency room physicians have reached a $1.1M settlement with a New Mexico woman who sued them and U.S. customs officials - Full Story
July 01, 2014

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 he was on Mexican soil - Full Story
June 29, 2014
Border Patrol sees staffing imbalance

Border Patrol sees staffing imbalance

Border Patrol does not have the staff to process all the immigrants crossing in the Rio Grande Valley, but faraway colleagues have time to spare - Full Story
June 27, 2014

Mexican police chopper fires at Ariz. border agents

The FBI is investigating Thursday's incident - Full Story
June 19, 2014

Man accused in border agent killing is extradited

Jesus Leonel Sanchez-Meza, also known as Lionel Portillo-Meza, was arraigned in federal court in Tucson on Wednesday - Full Story
May 29, 2014
Border Patrol agent killed in crash, second injured

Border Patrol agent killed in crash, second injured

Agent Alexander Giannini died and a second agent was injured in a rollover accident Wednesday - Full Story
April 30, 2014

Border Patrol to roll out rescue beacons for illegal immigrants

If immigrants find themselves in a dangerous predicament, they can press a button on the tower that alerts authorities of their location - Full Story
April 30, 2014

Some Colo. sheriffs ending immigrant detainers

Several sheriffs will no longer honor requests from federal immigration authorities to continue to detain someone once they are eligible to be released - Full Story
April 18, 2014

Police arrest 80 immigrants at Texas camp

They were camped under tents and huts camouflaged with mesquite branches and cacti. Some told authorities they had been there sleeping on pieces of cardboard with little food or water for at least a week - Full Story



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