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Retired DEA agent dishes on his years infiltrating Mexican cartels

GlobalPost interviews Mike Vigil, who spent longer than any other U.S. anti-drug agent in Mexico and has a new book all about his time in the drug war.... Read more»

43 haunting portraits of Mexico's missing students

These are the faces of the disappeared.... Read more»

Advocates tell Obama it’s time to keep promises on immigration reform

Immigration advocacy groups from across the country urged President Barack Obama on Thursday to act swiftly to “end the deportation enforcement machine” that is separating parents from their children.... Read more»1

Poll: Latino voters had immigration, jobs on their minds

Latino voters went to the polls Tuesday focused on immigration reform and jobs, according to a pre-Election Day poll of Latino voters across the nation and in 10 key states – including Arizona.... Read more»

Border agency accused of political maneuvering after pulling report

Most of the people the U.S. Border Patrol stopped from sneaking into the country last year were from countries other than Mexico, according to agency statistics, a startling shift that might have provided fodder for politicians leading up to Tuesday’s election. But they didn’t get much of a chance, as the results were taken down after five hours.... Read more»1

Border agents intercept drug load dropped by ultralight aircraft

Border Patrol agents intercepted more than $92,000 worth of marijuana dropped from an ultralight aircraft and arrested two Mexican nationals suspected of being connected with the smuggling attempt early Tuesday morning.... Read more»

Critics blast election-eve release of 64k pages in ‘Fast and Furious’ probe

The Justice Department released 64,280 pages of documents relating to Operation Fast and Furious on Monday night, more than two years after a House committee originally demanded records from the botched “gun-walking” probe.... Read more»1

For families with mixed immigration status, health insurance is a puzzle

Figuring out insurance options under the law can be especially difficult for individuals whose family is of “mixed status.” That is, some have federal authorization to be in this country and others don’t.... Read more»

BP seizes 1,100 lbs of pot, arrests 17 for smuggling near Yuma

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested 17 smugglers and seized more than 1,100 pounds of marijuana worth nearly $571,200 in multiple incidents over the last few days.... Read more»

Halloween seizures scare up $565K in drugs across Arizona

Customs and Border Protection officers seized about $565,000 in drugs and arrested six in separate smuggling incidents across Arizona’s ports of entry this weekend.... Read more»

Residents of forgotten Mexican town flee to Texas

As officials in El Paso and Ciudad Juárez celebrate a drop in crime in the Mexican border city, residents in nearby Guadalupe, Chihuahua continue fleeing to Texas in droves amid continuing violence and corruption.... Read more»

More cities, counties defying feds on deportation holds

More jurisdictions — including almost 300 cities and counties plus the states of California, Colorado and Connecticut — are refusing to cooperate with federal immigration authorities when they are asked to detain noncitizen prisoners for possible deportation.... Read more»2

Texas lt. gov asks for price tag to expand border operations

Months after Texas beefed up its border security presence in the Rio Grande Valley and deployed the Texas National Guard there in response to a record increase in illegal crossings, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst wants to know what it would cost to expand the projects through 2016.... Read more»

Border task force nets $2.8M in marijuana

Agents working with the West Desert Task Force seized 5,600 pounds of marijuana, worth an estimated $2.8 million, and three vehicles in the last two weeks. border_bust... Read more»

Activists say civil rights of migrant families violated in CBP custody

Citing refusals to give food and water, poor medical treatment, and an intentional structure to disrupt the sleep of migrant families, a report written by a Tucson-based group of volunteers accuses Customs and Border Protection of violating the civil rights of immigrant families in temporary holding facilities in Arizona, based on dozens of interviews made this summer.... Read more»

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