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Another Cross-Border Shooting Death by U.S. Border Patrol?

"Guillermo Arévalo Pedroza was on the bank of the Rio Grande with his youngest daughter when the bullets started flying Monday night, his wife said. After he was hit, the 9-year-old girl wrapped her arms around him. Nora Isabel Lam Gallegos, 26, said she, Arévalo, a 36-year-old construction...

30 'Dreamers' to Attempt U.S. Re-Entry

"Lorena Vargas grew up in Tucson. Her mother is a naturalized U.S. citizen. But the 19-year-old undocumented immigrant has been stuck in Mexico since she traveled out of the U.S. in February 2012 to apply for a legal visa at the U.S. consulate in Juarez and was denied. Since then, she has been unable...

Eight Border Activists Released by CBP

"Eight of the more than 30 immigrant activists who tried Monday to enter the U.S. at an international bridge in Laredo have been released pending their immigration cases. Federal authorities released four teenagers and three adults — parents of young activists who at the last minute chose...

American Trucker Jailed for 19 Days for Checkpoint Refusal

"You’ve probably seen them before: internal border checkpoint refusals, now a popular YouTube genre. Some are funny. Others are hostile. But for Greg Rosenberg, a naturalized U.S. citizen who speaks accented English, an encounter with South Texas border patrol resulted in weeks of jail time...