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Local news for Tamaulipas, Mexico continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | The Daily Caller

Obama Administration Might Grant Refugee Status To Young Hondurans

Two men are taken into custody by the U.S. Border Patrol near Falfurrias, Texas March 29, 2013.

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Related Topix: Honduras, World News, Central America, Falfurrias, TX, US News, Illegal Immigration, Mexico, Prison,

9 hrs ago | ABC News

6 Dead in Mexico Border Shootings

The Tamaulipas state government says the shootings followed a series of gun battles between rival gangs in the area around Reynosa, across the border from McAllen, Texas.

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Related Topix: World News, Mexico, McAllen, TX

9 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

6 dead in Mexico border shootings

The Tamaulipas state government says the shootings followed a series of gun battles between rival gangs in the area around Reynosa, across the border from McAllen, Texas.

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Related Topix: World News, Mexico, McAllen, TX

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KWTX

Texas Woman Used Bingo Cash To Buy Assault Rifles

Yadira Garcia, 35, of Alamo, could be sentenced to as much as 30 years in federal prison after she was convicted of lying on purchase records for five assault rifles she says she used bingo winnings to pay for.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison, Harlingen, TX, World News, Mexico, McAllen, TX

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Jerry Brown names law school professor to California Supreme Court

Gov. Jerry Brown has nominated a Mexican-born Stanford Law School professor to the California Supreme Court, his office announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Immigration Reform, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, World News, Mexico

Salt Lake Tribune

Commentary: Salinas: Following the trail of the mi...

Everybody has a theory about why more than 40,000 unaccompanied children have been detained at the border since last fall while attempting to enter the country without documentation.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, World News, Mexico, McAllen, TX, Opinion

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Examiner.com

A declaration of disdain

There has been a huge rise in the number of illegal immigrants making the journey from Central America to the United States, and most of them are children.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Harlingen, TX, World News, Mexico, San Antonio, TX

Townhall

Cartels Fire on Border Patrol in Texas

Over the weekend Border Patrol agents were fired upon by cartels operating on the border in Texas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Louie Gohmert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Media, Television, FOX News Network, World News, Mexico, Drugs, Illegal Immigration

The Washington Post

I went to Central America to find out why all those children are immigrating alone

Two young girls at a detention center in Nogales, Ariz., where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, World News, Mexico, McAllen, TX

Chron

Perry expected to call up National Guard to Rio Grande Valley

Hidalgo County Precinct 3 Constable Lazaro Gallardo, Jr., and a deputy talk with a 4-year-old boy and his 17-year-old uncle from Honduras who approached Gallardo in Anzaldulas Park after crossing the Rio Grande from Mexico in Mission.

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Related Topix: San Antonio, TX, Hidalgo County, TX, Mission, TX, World News, Mexico,

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Amarillo.com

Immigration issues become lost in border crossing crisis

After reports in March of three undocumented Honduran migrants being assaulted by a Border Patrol agent, who was later found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot, immigration activists decided to form a group to determine whether migrants were being routinely abused.

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Related Topix: Activism, Brownsville, TX, World News, Mexico, ACLU

SFGate

Migration spotlights Mexican 'coyote' smugglers

In this July 12, 2014, photo, a young boy is helped down from a freight car, as Central American migrants board a northbound freight train in Ixtepec, Mexico.

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Related Topix: North America, World News, Mexico,

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Fox News

Gunfire on border - Border Patrol targeted along Rio Grande, sources say

U.S. Border Patrol agents on the American side of the Rio Grande were forced to take cover Friday night when high-caliber weaponry was fired at them from the Mexican side of the river, sources told FoxNews.com .

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, World News, Mexico, US Politics, US News, Louie Gohmert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Illegal Immigration

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Texas Tribune

Lost in a Pressing Crisis at the Border: Perpetual Immigration Issues

After reports in March of three undocumented Honduran migrants being assaulted by a Border Patrol agent, who was later found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot, immigration activists decided to form a group to determine whether migrants were being routinely abused.

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Related Topix: Activism, Brownsville, TX, World News, Mexico, ACLU

Wed Jul 16, 2014

USA Today

Vermont asked to investigate housing undocumented kids

BURLINGTON, Vermont - Vermont has been asked by the White House to investigate whether the state can house some of the immigrant children that are illegally entering the United States along the Mexican border, Vermont asked to investigate housing undocumented kids BURLINGTON, Vermont - Vermont has been asked by the White House to investigate ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Burlington, VT, Family, Kids, World News, Mexico,

Foreign Policy

Como Se Dice, 'Lost in Translation'?

On immigration, drugs, and virtually every other pressing policy issue, why can't the United States and Mexico stop talking past each other? By now, the number is well known: From October 2013 to June 15 of this year, 52,000 unaccompanied children and teenagers were caught at the American border with Mexico, twice the number for the same period in ... (more)

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Related Topix: North America, World News, Mexico, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama,

The Daily Caller

Big Change In Immigration Court Decisions For Children Under Obama

Two men are taken into custody by the U.S. Border Patrol near Falfurrias, Texas March 29, 2013.

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Related Topix: Falfurrias, TX, US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, World News, Mexico, Prison

The Washington Post

WorldViews: Children trying to sneak into the U.S. aren't always alone

The "unaccompanied minors" who walked out of the brush on the banks of the Rio Grande and turned themselves into Border Patrol officers last month were not, technically, unaccompanied.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, Honduras, World News, Mexico,

WTOP-FM Washington

One woman's story of bringing her kids to the U.S.

They come alone. They come in groups. They know it's against the law, but the immigrants who come to the U.S. from El Salvador, Guatemala and other Central American countries say all they want is a chance at a better life.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Maryland, Mexico, World News

Tue Jul 15, 2014

National Public Radio

Who Is Smuggling Immigrant Children Across The Border?

Some human smugglers who bring children across the Rio Grande make sure to treat their clients well.

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Related Topix: Brownsville, TX, North America, World News, Mexico,

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