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U.S. National Guards Began Working the U.S.-Mexico Border in 2006

Today in Latin American history, National Guards began working the 2000 mile U.S.-Mexico border to fight undocumented immigration in 2006. Known as Operation Jump Start, President George W. Bush ordered tightened border security and the construction of a border fence. continue reading »

FX’s “The Bridge” Highlights Woes at the U.S.-Mexico Border

One of the aims of "The Bridge," a new television series on the U.S. cable network FX, is to make viewers think about the woes of the U.S.-Mexico border region, the show's co-star said here. continue reading »

Man Has to be Rescued After Getting Stuck on Border Fence Razor Wire

A man believed to be an undocumented immigrant had to be rescued after he attempted to climb over a border fence and became stuck in the razor wire along the California-Mexico border. continue reading »

Border Patrol Rescue Volunteers in Arizona Mountains

U.S. Border Patrol agents rescued two women belonging to a group of volunteers who carry water for undocumented immigrants who run into trouble in the desert along Arizona's border with Mexico, authorities said Tuesday. continue reading »

Troops in Mexico Find Another Drug Tunnel into U.S.

Mexican army soldiers discovered a drug-smuggling tunnel in the northern border city of Nogales, media outlets said. The passage, which extends 56 meters (184 feet), is equipped with water and ventilation systems continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Setting the Record Straight on Immigration and Border Enforcement

One of the most common refrains voiced by opponents of immigration reform is that it must wait until the federal government has secured our border with Mexico and enforced the nation’s current immigration laws. continue reading »

Border Patrol Nabs 2 for Illegal Re-Entry: MS-13 Gang Member, Sex Offender

In two separate incidents, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station apprehended a registered sex offender, and a Mara Salvatrucha 13 (MS-13) gang member. continue reading »

Statistics Show US-Mexico Border is Secure- NPR

At NPR today is an analogy on why people find themselves forced to come to the US without papers: Imagine immigration, especially from Latin America, as a two-lane residential street with a 20-mile-an-hour speed limit. Over the decades, it’s grown to an eight-lane superhighway. But the speed limit is still 20 mph. That is, visas for needed workers haven’t risen along with the traffic. continue reading »

Broader Access to Emergency Contraception Would Benefit Young Latinas

Leading pediatric health group recommends more access to safe, effective birth control method - “We applaud the recommendation from the American Academy of Pediatrics that pediatrician continue reading »

Smugglers Attempt to Drive Over U.S.-Mexico Border Fence, SUV Gets Stuck

Two people tried to drive over the U.S.-Mexico border fence in an SUV earlier this week in Arizona, but the vehicle got stuck on top of the barrier, media reports said. continue reading »

Dish-Drying Rack Art Shines a Light on Border Crossers

According to the U.S. Migratory Political Institute, from 2000 to 2005, 7,178,000 detentions were registered at the U.S.- Mexico border.The border between Mexico and the United States is the continue reading »

After Building Section of Fence, Border Agents See Fewer Attacks at AZ-Mexico Border

One year after the construction of a new fence in this Arizona border town, the number of attacks on Border Patrol agents has dropped, as have the confiscation of drugs and the discovery of tunnels used by drug runners. continue reading »

Photo Project Gives Children Along U.S.-Mexico Border a Chance to Share Their Stories

Earlier this year, students on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border began learning how to use a camera lens to tell a story. A project called 20/20 FOTO: Cross Borde continue reading »

Arizona-Mexico Border Now Has Interviewing Kiosks for “Trusted Travelers”

Using something known as anomaly-detection, interviewing kiosks may soon take the place of in-person preliminary interviews along the Arizona-Mexico border. continue reading »

Authorities at Texas-Mexico Border Testing Surveillance Balloons

In partnership with the Department of Defense (DoD), CBP will begin to test and evaluate whether equipment no longer being used by DoD can be re-purposed for CBP border security efforts in the United States. continue reading »

U.S. and Mexico Meet for Binational Summit on Human Trafficking

More than 100 representatives from the government and private sectors, including high-level law enforcement representatives from the U.S. and Mexico, convened in Los Angeles Thursday for a bination continue reading »

HUD, USDA and Treasury Step Up Efforts to Fight Poverty in Border Communities

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the U.S. Department of Agriculture – Rural Development (USDA-RD) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) announced a joint "Border Community Capital Initiative" (Border Initiative), a collaboration designed to increase access to capital in the U.S./Mexico border region which includes some of the poorest communities in the country. continue reading »

Website “Frontera List” Covers Violence In Mexican Border Region

The Web site Frontera List tracks the violence of Mexico's drug war as part of a wider mission to document events and trends in the U.S.-Mexican borderlands. continue reading »

Mexican “Theme Park” Shows What It’s Like to Illegally Cross U.S.-Mexico Border

"Every year, thousands of Mexicans illegally cross the US border," writes Vice, "To find out exactly how it's done we went to El Alberto, Mexico to film the experience. continue reading »

Juarez Back on Tourist Attraction Maps for Visitors to U.S.-Mexico Border Area

Ciudad Juarez is returning to maps featuring attractions for visitors to the U.S.-Mexico border region around El Paso after two years of being excluded due to a wave of drug-related violence. continue reading »