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  Crossing the line, part 2

Correspondent John Larson investigates stories of abuse and sexual assault at the border.


  Pasarse de la raya en la frontera (Crossing the line at the border)

En colaboracion con el Fondo Investigativo del Nation Institute, Need to Know investiga si los agentes fronterizos de Estados Unidos utilizaron fuerza excesiva para reducir la inmigracion ilegal.


Is the Internet the next battleground in Mexico’s deadly drug war?

The hacktivist collective Anonymous briefly threatened a Mexican drug cartel with cyber-attacks. How will their involvement change the seemingly endless drug war?


Study finds Mexican immigration to the U.S. on the decline

A recent report finds that Mexican immigration to the U.S. is on the wane, while Mexican-American births boost the population numbers.


Déjà vu in Juarez, Mexico

Despite efforts on the part of both Mexico and the U.S., the death toll marches on, writes Need to Know’s Shoshana Guy.


Photo: Happy Bicentennial, Mexico

A dancer performs during the bicentennial parade in Mexico City.


Ariz. gov. doesn’t think ‘beheadings’ are all that interesting after all

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer had a less-than-stellar debate performance that has gone viral on the Internet, but the real curiosity is her claim of headless bodies found in the desert.

Obama to send 1,200 National Guardsmen to U.S.-Mexico border

The Obama administration will send 1,200 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border in an effort to stop illegal immigration and narcotics smuggling.

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