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Report: Deaths Increasing at US-Mexico Border

Report: Deaths Increasing at US-Mexico Border

Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The number of immigrants who died while attempting to illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border saw a large increase in 2012, even though there seem to be far fewer people attempting the crossing.According to…

Slain Border Agent Identified, Drug Traffickers Suspected

Slain Border Agent Identified, Drug Traffickers Suspected

Slain border patrol agent Nicholas Ivie. Dept of Homeland Security(NACO, Ariz.) — Two U.S. Border Patrol Agents were shot today near Naco, Ariz., leaving one agent dead and another badly wounded. The gunshots were possibly fired by drug traffickers, …

California Woman Valeria Alvarado Fatally Shot by Border Patrol Agent

California Woman Valeria Alvarado Fatally Shot by Border Patrol Agent

(SAN DIEGO, Calif.) — Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a 32-year-old woman in the suburban San Diego area after she allegedly hit a Border Patrol agent with her car. Investigators said Valeria Alvarado ran down the agent with her ca…

Border Patrol Applicant Admits to Molestation, Bestiality in Job Interview

Border Patrol Applicant Admits to Molestation, Bestiality in Job Interview

Yuma County Sheriff’s Office(YUMA, Ariz.) — Cody Slaughter may have been a little too forthcoming while interviewing for a job with the border patrol.The 22-year-old from Somerton, Ariz., was arrested last week after U.S. Customs and Border Protection…

Report: Fewer Mexicans Coming to US, More Returning Home

Report: Fewer Mexicans Coming to US, More Returning Home

Scott Olson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A report by the Pew Hispanic Center reveals that the influx of Mexicans into the U.S. that began during the 1970s has slowed down to a trickle over the past five years for various reasons, including the American …

Report: New Video Prompts Questions in Border Patrol Killing

Report: New Video Prompts Questions in Border Patrol Killing

Hemera/Thinkstock(SAN DIEGO) — A new video, along with an eyewitness account, has emerged that appears to show the beating and repeated tasering of an illegal immigrant by a group of border patrol agents just hours before the immigrant’s death, …

Man Claims He Used iPad to Cross Into US

Man Claims He Used iPad to Cross Into US

Apple Inc.(DERBY LINE, Vt.) — A Canadian man traveling by car to Vermont claimed his iPad helped save the day after he realized he left his passport, which is required to cross into the United States, at his home in Quebec.Martin Reisch, 33, said he a…

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