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Opinion

DREAMing of economic growth

So far, public discourse hasn’t connected the dots between immigration policies and the economy. There is no clearer example of how sensible immigration policies would lead to significant economic gains than the DREAM Act.... Read more»

Border sees first railroad line in more than a century

The last time the Texas-Mexico border witnessed a ribbon cutting for a railway bridge, the United States had yet to witness two world wars or Prohibition. And Mexico had not yet seen its own country in the throes of revolution.... Read more»

Analysis

How to fix a broken border: Follow the money

For all the political rhetoric and chest pounding about border security in recent years, the United States has done very little, and politicians have said almost nothing about cutting off massive amounts of funds flowing illegally across the Southwest border and feeding the drug cartels. ... Read more»

Border roundup: Cross-border shooting, economic ties

A second shooting in as many weeks involving Border Patrol agents left a teenage boy dead in Mexico; plus, Arizonans take a look at the role of Mexico in the regional economy... Read more»

Mexican military seen as best weapon against cartels

Despite uncertainty south of the Rio Grande in the aftermath of the killing of one of Mexico’s most brutal warlords, recent successes against organized crime suggest military intervention remains the best option there, according to the former deputy director of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement.... Read more»

Capturing and killing Mexico's cartel kingpins: Q&A

"How can we control the madness of drug distribution and infiltration into the United States? The obvious answer is to stop US drug consumption," said Dr. Alex del Carmen, professor of Criminology. ... Read more»

Mexico arrests drug boss linked to over 300 killings

Mexico has arrested Los Zetas drug cartel leader 'The Squirrel,' who is allegedly linked to migrant massacres and the murder of a US tourist in 2010. ... Read more»

Border Patrol Agent Nicholas Ivie killed, another wounded near Naco

A U.S. Border Patrol agent was killed and another wounded in a shooting Tuesday morning near Naco, the agency said. Nicholas Ivie, 30, was killed after he and two other agents responded to a sensor hit near SR 80.... Read more»3

'Fast and Furious' guns linked to Mexico murders

A new report by Spanish-language network Univision has found links between murders in Mexico and guns involved in the government's "Fast and Furious" operation. ... Read more»

Analysis

How to fix a broken border: Disrupting smuggling at its source

The challenge is by no means simple and the solution will take far more determination than has been applied so far. What will definitely not work are the simplistic one-dimensional answers that sound good on the evening news, but do little or nothing to stop the threat. ... Read more»1

Texas sheriff's race is a rematch on the border

Former Webb County, Tex., Sheriff Rick Flores was ousted in 2008 by Martin Cuellar, a former DPS lieutenant and brother of Congressman Henry Cuellar. After a brief stint in Arizona, Flores is back — seeking to reclaim the seat as an independent.... Read more»

Border roundup: 1070 in effect, corruption in Mexico

The controversial "papers please" provision of SB 1070 went into effect over the past week, bringing with it more protests and legal battles, while Mexican officials continue to deal with cartels and corruption.... Read more»

Mexico: Zetas drug cartel leader 'El Taliban' arrested

Mexican marines have arrested suspected Zetas drug cartel leader Ivan Velázquez Caballero, otherwise known as 'El Taliban.'... Read more»

In Mexico, breaking out of jail the easy way

A massive, front-door prison walkout exposes gaping holes in Mexico’s corrections system.... Read more»

Trafficking crimes tough to measure, harder to combat

Lawmakers will address the challenges of combating human trafficking in Texas — a state known as a national center for the difficult-to-measure crime — at a joint interim hearing in Houston on Tuesday. Texas has created harsher penalties for the crime, but advocates say it's hard to know whether they are working.... Read more»

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