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U.S.-Mexico Border Sees Resurgence Of Central Americans Seeking Asylum

Despite U.S. efforts to staunch the flow, numbers are approaching the crisis of two years ago. U.S. Border Patrol agents say it’s diverting resources away from catching drug and human traffickers.

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Central American Families Fear Deportation As Raids Begin

Immigration agents are rounding up Central American families who entered the U.S. illegally within the past two years. They are mainly mothers with children whose asylum claims have been rejected.

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In A First, Border Agent Indicted For Killing Mexican Teen Across Fence

Diego Roman Elena Rodriguez’s brother was unarmed, walking on a sidewalk in Nogales, when Lonnie Swartz shot him. The agent says he felt threatened by rock-throwers; he’s expected to plead not guilty.

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New Standards Issued For Treatment Of Detainees Along The U.S. Border

The new rules announced by U.S. Customs and Border Protection include how to care for an immigrant’s personal belongings, and proper use of restraints.

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We’ve Freshened Up Our Schedule for the New Year

It’s a New Year and we’ve got a fresh new programming schedule we’re rolling out this month. The new long-form NPR show Invisibilia explores the hidden mysteries of the human mind and behavior. It’s hosted by Lulu Miller and Alix Spiegel – radio producers … Continue reading

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