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U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Douglas Port of Entry apprehended a 22-year-old woman after a drug dog alerted to her Chrysler sedan and officers discovered 196 packages of marijuana (more than 200 pounds, estimated value $105,000) in the rear bumper area and spare tire.

Border Patrol agents look for ways to stay on the job despite budget cuts that threaten security, nine states show how shifting demographics may shift immigration policy and cartel crime affects reporting coming out of Mexico. Read more»

A girl places candles on a shrine for Jose Rodriguez on Wednesday as marchers called for justice on the spot where the Mexican teen was shot to death by U.S. agents firing across the border with Mexico.

Six months after the shooting of Mexican teenager José Antonio Elena Rodriguez by U.S. border agents, his family and community activists in Arizona are frustrated and fear that the investigation into his death is at a standstill. Read more»

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Nogales' Dennis DeConcini Port of Entry apprehended a 43-year-old Nogales, Sonora woman when additional inspections showed she was hiding $11,361 in unreported U.S. currency in her purse. The woman told officers she was being paid to carry the funds, which came from drug sales, back to Mexico.

Border news roundup: Arizona politicians and religious leaders discuss comprehensive immigration reform by the "Gang of Eight," journalists reconsider how to address illegal immigration in their stylebooks, and safety concerns on both sides of the border. Read more»

Nogales Station agents and a canine team discovered 11 abandoned bundles of marijuana (556 pounds, estimated value at $278,000) east of the DeConcini Port of Entry. They received assistance from the Office of Air and Marine.

A look at migrant experiences along the border, responses to immigration policy announced by President Obama and lawmakers, threats to Border Patrol from cartels and corruption, and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto faces down cartels and gas explosions. Read more»

Casa Grande station agents working with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations recovered 1,097 pounds of marijuana from a Chevy Tahoe abandoned in the Vekol Valley.

Reports released in Border Agent Nicholas Ivie's shooting death, youths shot at U.S-Mexico border remembered, three Arizona sheriffs stay in office and one county gets a new one, U.S. elections reverberate across Mexico, and more. Read more»

The border wall in Nogales near the scene of Wednesday night's shooting incident, photographed in January.

A Border Patrol agent shot across the U.S.-Mexican border in Nogales late Wednesday night, killing a teenager as a group of people threw rocks at border agents who were investigating a load of narcotics dropped near the international boundary Read more» 1