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Officials on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border searched for more victims Saturday after at least nine migrants died while trying to cross the rain-swollen Rio Grande river, a dangerous border-crossing attempt in an area where the water level had risen…
Border Patrol agents on horseback engaged in "unnecessary use of force" against non-threatening Haitian immigrants but didn't whip any with their reins, according to a federal investigation of chaotic scenes along the Texas-Mexico border last fall.
By Will Weissert, Associated Press
Population growth and climate change could in the coming years bring water shortages along the Rio Grande river, a source of drinking water and agriculture for U.S. and Mexico. “Shallow Waters,” a nine-part series by Quartz and the Texas Observer,…
By PBS NewsHour
WASHINGTON — The surge in immigrant children caught crossing the southern border in Texas that has dominated headlines and risks becoming a political crisis for President Barack Obama and Congress includes a new threat facing Border Patrol agents: reporters. An…
By Christopher Sherman, Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
After Texas Democrats scored a string of upsets over GOP incumbents -- winning Dallas County offices, judgeships across the state and two congressional seats in 2006 -- state party members say voters are rediscovering their once-moribund party.
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