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Man Fatally Shot By U.S. Border Patrol Agent, Officials Say

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2015 | Politics

March 19 (Reuters) - A U.S. Border Patrol agent in Washington state fatally shot a person on Thursday who was suspected of crossing the U.S.-Canada ...

Ted Cruz: Obama Is To Blame For Undocumented Children Crossing Border

AP | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics

MIAMI (AP) — Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says the Obama administration is to blame for the waves of immigrant children crossing the border illegally. ...

U.S. Investigating Reported Fatal Border Shooting

AP | JUAN CARLOS LLORCA | Posted 11.06.2012 | Latino Voices

EL PASO, Texas — The FBI and Border Patrol are investigating after the Mexican government said a Mexican citizen was killed when a U.S. agent pa...

Mexico Says U.S. Border Patrol Agents Killed Mexican On Border

AP | MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 09.08.2012 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY — A Mexican citizen has been fatally shot by U.S. Border Patrol agents on the border with Texas in an incident that the Mexican gove...

Families Of Two U.S. Immigration Agents Shot In Mexico Seek Answers

AP | CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 06.30.2012 | Latino Voices

BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- The families of two U.S. immigration agents shot more than a year ago on a Mexican highway renewed their demand Friday that the ...

Bringing the Battlefield to the Border

Todd Miller | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics
Todd Miller

Border Patrol forces, still growing, have more than doubled in the years since 9/11. As the new uniformed soldiers of the Department of Homeland Security, close to 20,000 Border Patrol agents now occupy the U.S. Southwest.

Border Patrol To Toughen Policy

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 03.18.2012 | Latino Voices

SAN DIEGO — The U.S. Border Patrol is moving to halt a revolving-door policy of sending migrants back to Mexico without any punishment. The age...

Cristina Costantini

Compassion In The Ranks: U.S. Border Patrol Officers' Emotional Paradox | Cristina Costantini | Posted 11.06.2011 | Latino Voices

While "La Migra" agents are often demonized as heartless or unfeeling, in a series of interviews with HuffPost LatinoVoices, a more diverse picture o...

Texas Judge Throws Out Suit In Mexican Boy's Death

AP | JUAN CARLOS LLORCA | Posted 10.18.2011 | Latino Voices

EL PASO, Texas — A judge in West Texas threw out a $25 million wrongful death lawsuit against the U.S. government over the fatal shooting last y...

Gun Shy: Firearms Dealer Worried ATF Would Let Weapons Slip To Bad Guy

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

The Huffington Post is a sponsor of the Center for Public Integrity An Arizona gun dealer pressed by federal agents to continue selling weapons to su...

Death at the Border: Bringing out the Worst in the Immigration Debate

Daniel Cubias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Cubias

The victim, Sergio Adrian Hernandez Guereca, was either "a straight-A student" or a "repeat juvenile offender" with a "history of involvement with human smuggling," depending whose story you believe.

Former Border Agents' Sentences Commuted By Outgoing Bush

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In his final acts of clemency, President George W. Bush on Monday granted early prison releases to two former U.S. Border Patrol ag...

Presidential Pardon Time

Diane Dimond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Dimond

So far George W. Bush has granted just about 160 executive pardons. If I may, I'd like to put in my two cents worth for at least two more.