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Mexican teen killed by Border Patrol agent

MEXICO CITY — Mexican leaders on Wednesday condemned the fatal shooting of a Mexican teenager by the U.S. Border Patrol at the international border in El Paso, as U.S. officials scrambled to investigate the circumstances surrounding the second killing of … Continue reading

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Obama sends 1,200 troops to Mexican border

President Barack Obama will deploy up to 1,200 National Guard troops to help secure the Southwest Border against Mexican drug cartels, White House officials said Tuesday. Obama also is requesting that Congress approve $500 million for enhanced border protection and … Continue reading

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Mexico: 5,000 migrants died on way to US since ’94

(AP) MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission says more than 5,000 Mexican migrants have died in deserts, rivers and mountains trying to reach the U.S. since 1994.

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