Denied Care and Held in ‘Ice Box’ Cell, Asylum Seeker’s Death in ICE…

Roxsana Hernandez, a transgender woman who was part of the caravan of migrants that arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border in recent weeks, died after being in ICE custody this month. Immigrant rights groups are blaming ICE for the death of a transgender woman who died last Friday after seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border and being held in the agency’s custody for two weeks.

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Jobs and Opportunity Are the Only Path to Peace in Central America

The Honduran migrant caravan — a group of hundreds of asylum-seeking migrants mostly from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador who arrived last month after a journey from Central America to the U.S.-Mexico border — was successful in that it brought …

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Texas-Mexico Border – ‘The Last Stand’ for the United States Border Patrol

By Scott Friedman and Jack Douglas Jr. Less than a mile from the Rio Grande River, in a valley well known to law enforcement as the “RGV,” a U.S. Border Patrol agent shouted into his radio: “I got visual. They are running toward the tower, copy.”

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Louisiana sends aviation support to Texas-Mexico border

The Louisiana National Guard is sending help to the U.S. Border Patrol to aid efforts at protecting the Texas-Mexico border. LANG officials, in a news release Wednesday (May 23), said Gov. John Bel Edwards signed off on a request for help from the state of …

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Feds Spend $333,210 to Find Out if There’s ‘More Dancing, Louder Music’ in Mexican Border Towns

The National Institutes of Health is spending over $300,000 to study bars along the U.S.-Mexico border. The Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation is heading the project. Among the study’s aims are to examine whether bars in border towns like …

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Schools Are Recruiting Grounds for Teen Drug Mules: Prosecutors

An 18-year-old is accused of recruiting underage classmates to smuggle drugs from Mexico in the U.S. NBC 7’s Ashley Matthews has more. Drug dealers are offering teenagers $400 to strap a kilo to their bodies and walk across the U.S.-Mexico border and, increasingly, federal prosecutors are seeing San Diego-area high schools as the dealers’ recruiting grounds.

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