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Authorities Rescue 224 Kidnap Victims in Mexico
Mexican federal forces rescued 224 kidnap victims - mostly undocumented Central American migrants - and arrested nine suspects in two operations in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, officials said.
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Sat Jul 12, 2014
Eight Salvadoran Kids Rescued from Kidnappers in Mexico
Authorities said Friday they had rescued eight Salvadoran migrant youths who had been kidnapped by an equally youthful gang in northern Mexico.
Brownsville organization opens center for immigrants in Harlingen
A Brownsville-based organization that shelters undocumented immigrant children will open a 'processing center' in Harlingen amid a surge of Central American immigrants that has filled immigrant shelters in the Rio GrandeValley, reports Friday said.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Mexican Authorities Rescue 165 Migrants From Kidnappers
Police rescued 165 Central American and Cuban migrants from kidnappers in the northern border state of Tamaulipas, Mexican authorities said Thursday.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Mexican Vigilantes Fight Violence Near Border
As violence and cartel activity is becoming increasingly common near the border, citizen vigilante groups in Mexico--armed with rifles and machetes--are attempting to curb the crime on their own.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Boehner Said to Want Action in July on Child Immigrants
A child's tricycle stands in the court yard of the Senda de Vida shelter in Reynosa, Mexico, on June 17, 2014.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Mexico's Cartel-Fighting Vigilantes Get Closer to Texas Border
The gunmen nabbed watermelon farmer Jesus Manuel Guerrero as he drove from his ranch to buy supplies and held him for five painful days in the trunk of a car.
National Review Online
Let's Show Some Compassion at the Border... for American Citizens, Too
President Obama is holding off for now on seeking new legal authority to send unaccompanied migrant kids back home faster from the Southern border, following criticism that the administration's planned changes were too harsh.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Texas militia leader's video on border patrols draws fire
'You point your gun ... between his eyes, and you say, 'Get back across the border or you will be shot."
Book Review: 'Trading With the Enemy'
One of the seldom-discussed scandals of the American Civil War was the rapacity of Northern businessmen, who imported millions of bales of cotton from the Confederacy, then used the proceeds to buy arms.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
South Texas shows drama behind illegal immigration
Deputy Rudy Trevino was patrolling a park along the Texas-Mexico border when he spied movement in the darkness.
A view of Reynosa, Mexico from Hidalgo, Tx along the border.
The legal, humanitarian and political constraints facing the Obama administration as it copes with thousands of Central American children entering the country illegally came into sharp focus in a series of interviews Sunday.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Mexican Bishop Calls for Resolving Root Causes of Migration
"The phenomenon of migration can be addressed and resolved at the root only when the causes that force men, women and children to leave their countries in search of the 'American dream' are dealt with," says Bishop Ruy Rendon Leal of Matamoros.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Hidalgo County recovers body of 11-year-old Guatemalan boy
When Hidalgo County deputies were called to recover a dead body in the brush west of La Joya, it had been decomposing for two weeks.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Migrant Children held in Appalling Conditions
Everyone talks about the latest wave of undocumented migrant children, but no one can explain what will happen to these thousands of minors who risk their lives to cross the border -- while the world and the U.S. Congress simply watch.