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Database of individuals who have died attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border.

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CBP officers seize meth, marijuana at crossings

CBP officers seize meth, marijuana at crossings

Three people taken into custody in separate incidents.

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Suspect in border agent's death pleads not guilty

Ivan Soto-Barraza was arraigned Friday in Tucson.

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Another suspect in Terry slaying extradited to US

Another suspect in Terry slaying extradited to US

2 men remain fugitives in border agent's death.

July 31, 2014 4:59 pm Photos

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Rains, smugglers damage border fence in Nogales

Rains, smugglers damage border fence in Nogales

Repairs being made to wall.

July 30, 2014 2:30 pm Photos

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Young crossers tell DC panel it's not safe at home

Young crossers tell DC panel it's not safe at home

They argue against speedier deportations for Central American youths.

July 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Mother of Mexican teen killed by agents sues

Mother of Mexican teen killed by agents sues

The lawsuit demands a jury trial, monetary damages for the "unjustified" shooting. 

July 29, 2014 11:45 am

More young border crossers going straight to port

More young border crossers going straight to port

Children without legal documents coming through ports of entry in Tucson area up.

July 27, 2014 9:45 pm Photos

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Man arrested for attempting to smuggle drugs at border

Man arrested for attempting to smuggle drugs at border

Methamphetamine, heroin and cocaine were estimated to be worth $344,000.

July 25, 2014 7:45 pm

Woman arrested for pot stash in truck

Woman arrested for pot stash in truck

Drug dog sniffs out marijuana in Sonora woman's pickup.

July 24, 2014 12:08 pm Photos

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Migrant suing US: Agent beat, shot me

Migrant suing US: Agent beat, shot me

Mna testifies agent kept hitting him, even after he asked him to stop.

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Border agents at shooting scene 'angry' with investigators

Border agents at shooting scene 'angry' with investigators

Agents were routinely questioned by sheriff's investigators after fatal shooting.

July 23, 2014 12:00 am

Following the money key to stemming Central American surge

Following the money key to stemming Central American surge

Federal government addressing surge of Central Americans by targeting smuggling organizations.

July 22, 2014 1:30 pm Photos

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People smugglers' money trail

People smugglers' money trail

Feds address rise in Central American immigrants by targeting smuggling organizations.

July 22, 2014 3:46 pm Photos

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Lukeville agents seize AK-47s, arrest man

Lukeville agents seize AK-47s, arrest man

Rifles and clips were found hidden in car heading into Mexico.

July 21, 2014 5:01 pm

Woman detained in Douglas for attempting to smuggle pot

Woman detained in Douglas for attempting to smuggle pot

The marijuana was valued at $123,000.

July 21, 2014 10:15 pm

Salvadoran youth in Nogales shelter granted legal counsel

Salvadoran youth in Nogales shelter granted legal counsel

Salvadoran children in immigration custody must be allowed to meet with lawyers.

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Central American migration, while surging, is nothing new

Central American migration, while surging, is nothing new

Children from Central America are taking the trip their parents once made. 

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Photos: Guatemala migrant bus journey

Photos: Guatemala migrant bus journey

Photos from the Greyhound bus journey of Guatemalan migrants Karen Soto, 22, and daughter Lizeth, 6.

July 20, 2014 10:45 am Photos

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Leaving was not their first choice; it was their last

Leaving was not their first choice; it was their last

First her dad left Guatemala, then her brother. Now it's Karen Soto's turn.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Avoid Peppersauce Campground, unless you're a protester

Avoid Peppersauce Campground, unless you're a protester

Immigration protests in area may disturb campers, forest officials warn.

July 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Drug dog foils plan to smuggle meth

Drug dog foils plan to smuggle meth

The drugs had a street value of $87,000.

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Immigration tension boils over in Oracle

Immigration tension boils over in Oracle

Expected bus of immigrant kids from Central America is a no-show.

July 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Photos: Anti-immigration demonstration

Photos: Anti-immigration demonstration

Protesters gathered in Oracle to prevent a busload of immigrant children from reaching the Sycamore Canyon Academy.  Eventually the buses did…

July 15, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Few unaccompanied children get legal representation

Newly released data show children with an attorney have better outcomes.

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