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Ghosts Of The Rio Grande

The American Prospect | Brendan Borrell | Posted 06.10.2013 | Latino Voices

The path across the border is littered with bodies. Bodies old and bodies young. Bodies known and bodies unknown. Bodies hidden, bodies buried, bodies...

U.S. And Mexico Disagree Over Border Fence

AP | CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 07.26.2012 | Latino Voices

McALLEN, Texas -- An agency that monitors the U.S.-Mexico boundary is agreeing to a U.S. proposal to build border fence segments in a South Texas floo...

ICE Agent Stable After Being Shot In South Texas

AP | CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 07.03.2012 | Latino Voices

HARGILL, Texas -- A federal immigration agent who was shot while taking part in a criminal investigation near a rural South Texas town early Tuesday w...

Poll Worker Shot On Texas Primary Day

AP | CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics

SAN JUAN, Texas — A man campaigning outside a South Texas police and fire station serving as a polling place in Tuesday's Texas primaries was sh...

Fake Gun Found In Same District Of Cops' Fatal Shooting Of Student

AP | Posted 03.11.2012 | Education

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — Authorities in the same South Texas school district where a student brandishing a pellet gun was fatally shot by police las...

Police: Officers Acted Correctly In Shooting, Killing Middle School Student

AP | CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN and DANNY ROBBINS | Posted 03.06.2012 | Education

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — On a doorstep outside a family home, a father wondered why police had to shoot his son in the hall of the boy's middle scho...