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A federal judge sentenced former U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer Lawrence Madrid to seven and half years in prison. In May a jury found Madrid guilty of allowing immigrants into the country illegally through an official port of entry in El Paso.
September 09, 2016
Texas Tech University in El Paso announced Tuesday that it plans to open the first dental school along the U.S./Mexico border in 2020.
September 06, 2016
Gabriel's life played out like a telenovela beginning on the tire-streaked pavement of Ciudad Juárez. His hometown will pay tribute to his legacy on Saturday.
September 02, 2016
Mexican students beginning this fall semester at New Mexico State University are getting a big break on tuition. The school has slashed their out-of-state rate by half.
August 30, 2016
A non-profit organization, the Colibrí Center for Human Rights, is working to match the DNA of hundreds of unidentified migrants who died crossing the Arizona-Mexico border with families living in the U.S.
August 29, 2016
Hours after news broke of the death of Mexican superstar Juan Gabriel tearful fans gathered outside the concert venue in El Paso where the singer was set to perform that night.
August 28, 2016
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman
When the son of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzmán and five others were abducted from a restaurant on Mexico's Pacific coast last week, analysts said revenge attacks would follow. The younger Guzmán is wanted by the U.S. for alleged drug trafficking while working for his father's Sinaloa Federation. But on Saturday, Guzmán was released unharmed.
August 22, 2016
A federal judge has ordered the release of photos from inside the U.S. Border Patrol’s holding facilities in southern Arizona.
August 18, 2016
Families separated by their immigration status sloshed through a muddy trickle of the Rio Grande to embrace at the U.S./Mexico border. Their reunion was a momentary truce organized by immigrant advocates and supervised by the Border Patrol.
August 11, 2016
The shortage of federal funding for upgrades and additional staff at America's ports of entry has opened the door to creative solutions, including partnerships with private companies eager to move international commerce faster and more efficiently.
August 09, 2016

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