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Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018

Off-Duty Border Patrol Agent Linked to Texas Fatal Shooting

Off-Duty Border Patrol Agent Linked to Texas Fatal Shooting

Investigators say a man has died in a West Texas shooting involving an off-duty Border Patrol agent in gunfire not related to the officer's law enforcement duties.

Friday, Jan 5, 2018

Trump Seeks $18 Billion to Extend Border Wall Over 10 Years

Trump Seeks $18 Billion to Extend Border Wall Over 10 Years

The Trump administration has proposed spending $18 billion over 10 years to significantly extend the border wall with Mexico, providing one of its most detailed blueprints of how the president hopes to carry out...

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017

Border Crossings Start to Rise in Spite of 'Trump Effect'

Border Crossings Start to Rise in Spite of 'Trump Effect'

Agents patrolling the river forming the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas say they're starting to see more people crossing the border.

Sunday, Dec 3, 2017

Chicago Man Arrested in Texas Human Smuggling Case

Chicago Man Arrested in Texas Human Smuggling Case

A Chicago man has been arrested and charged with transporting undocumented immigrants after federal agents near the Texas-Mexico border found 12 people inside his tractor trailer truck.

Monday, Dec 4, 2017

Woman Caught Trying to Smuggle Bologna Into US

Woman Caught Trying to Smuggle Bologna Into US

Customs and Border Protection agents in El Paso say a woman who initially told inspectors she had nothing to declare as she was entering the country from Mexico was found carrying 227 pounds of contraband...

Saturday, Nov 25, 2017

Funeral for Border Patrol Agent Held in El Paso

Funeral for Border Patrol Agent Held in El Paso

Services were held Saturday for a Border Patrol agent in Texas who died nearly a week ago from head and other injuries.

Thursday, Nov 9, 2017

Settlement: Red River Determines Texas, Federal Boundaries

Settlement: Red River Determines Texas, Federal Boundaries

Texas landowners who live along a river separating them from Oklahoma have reached a settlement with federal officials saying the Texas border lies with the meandering flow of the river.

Friday, Nov 3, 2017

10-Year-Old Immigrant With Cerebral Palsy Released

10-Year-Old Immigrant With Cerebral Palsy Released

The American Civil Liberties Union says the U.S. government has released to her family a 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who was detained by border agents after surgery because she is in the U.S.

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017

Trump's Border Wall Models Take Shape in San Diego

Trump's Border Wall Models Take Shape in San Diego

The last two of eight prototypes for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall took shape Thursday at a construction site in San Diego.

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017

Judge Orders Government to Allow Abortion for Immigrant

Judge Orders Government to Allow Abortion for Immigrant

A judge has ordered the federal government to allow a pregnant 17-year old immigrant who entered the country illegally to undergo an abortion.

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