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Some Latinos See Obama 'Betrayal' On Immigration : NPR

Some Latinos See Obama 'Betrayal' On Immigration : NPR | U.S.-Mexico border | Scoop.it
Latino leaders say the administration hasn't done enough to push for comprehensive immigration reform in Congress, while deporting too many immigrants.
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The Consequences of “Feminizing” Latin America’s Drug War ~from Gender Across Borders blog

The Consequences of “Feminizing” Latin America’s Drug War ~from Gender Across Borders blog | U.S.-Mexico border | Scoop.it
It has been well documented that women have been victims of war, enduring violence, rape, and even murder.
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John M. Ackerman: DENUNCIA EN CONTRA DE FELIPE CALDERÓN, ET. AL., ANTE LA CORTE PENAL INTERNACIONAL

John M. Ackerman: DENUNCIA EN CONTRA DE FELIPE CALDERÓN, ET. AL., ANTE LA CORTE PENAL INTERNACIONAL | U.S.-Mexico border | Scoop.it

Mexican Lawyers and Public Figures to Accuse Press. Felipe Calderon Before the Inter Criminal Court, Presser Tuesday: http://bit.ly/oxuUYT

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Border Explorer: ¡BASTA! Border Activist Summit for Teaching and Action

Border Explorer: ¡BASTA! Border Activist Summit for Teaching and Action | U.S.-Mexico border | Scoop.it
TOPICS~#drugwar, human rights, immigration, security: ¡BASTA!
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Perry Goes Big on Border Security - Rick Perry - Fox Nation

Perry Goes Big on Border Security - Rick Perry - Fox Nation | U.S.-Mexico border | Scoop.it
By Alexander Burns, PoliticoRick Perry closed his speech at the Values Voter Summit with a long, strongly worded passage on border security, declaring that he had �lived and breathed this (Perry Goes Big on Border Security
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Wikileaks and the U.S.-Mexico border: Closing the border during a flu pandemic - Wikileaks Border Takes

Wikileaks and the U.S.-Mexico border: Closing the border during a flu pandemic  - Wikileaks Border Takes | U.S.-Mexico border | Scoop.it
Closing the border during a flu pandemic Would the U.S. government close the border in case of a flu pandemic or other contagious illness? Perhaps, but only for a short time, according to a U.S.
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Report: Border Patrol abuses widespread - CNN.com

Report: Border Patrol abuses widespread - CNN.com | U.S.-Mexico border | Scoop.it
No More Deaths says migrants along the Arizona-Mexico border report abuse by U.S. Border Patrol agents, including theft, denial of water, beatings and mental cruelty.

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Janet Napolitano: Secure Communities 'Got Off To A Bad Start' - Huffington Post

Janet Napolitano: Secure Communities 'Got Off To A Bad Start' - Huffington Post | U.S.-Mexico border | Scoop.it
PoliticoJanet Napolitano: Secure Communities 'Got Off To A Bad Start'Huffington PostWASHINGTON -- Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano admitted on Wednesday that there had been major missteps in rolling out Secure Communities, a...
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Travelers unwittingly drafted into drug war

Travelers unwittingly drafted into drug war | U.S.-Mexico border | Scoop.it
[...] even prosecutors and a federal judge concede law-abiding travelers are unwittingly used to smuggle narcotics across the Texas-Mexico border.
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ciclistas fronteristas

ciclistas fronteristas | U.S.-Mexico border | Scoop.it

Two activists bicycle along the U.S.-Mexico border, interact with groups and orgs and chronicle travel adventures and learnings. Follow along here.

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El Paso 'Border Wars' Episode Airs Tonight At 8 p.m. - News Story - KVIA El Paso

El Paso 'Border Wars' Episode Airs Tonight At 8 p.m. - News Story - KVIA El Paso | U.S.-Mexico border | Scoop.it
A "Border Wars" crew followed ABC-7 border reporter Angela Kocherga and cameraman Hugo Perez as they covered the a deadly shooting at a shopping center in Juarez and took a look at an impoverished neighborhood just minutes from the border.
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Department of Justice Cuts, Reassigns 81 Immigration Prosecutors

Department of Justice Cuts, Reassigns 81 Immigration Prosecutors | U.S.-Mexico border | Scoop.it
With the end of the federal fiscal year on Friday, the temporary funding for 81 immigration-dedicated federal prosecutors has also ended, Justice Department spokeswoman Jessica Smith said in Washington.  (Department Of Justice Cuts, Reassigns 81 Immigration...
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New Juárez Cartel shown questioning guard in video - El Paso Times

New Juárez Cartel shown questioning guard in video - El Paso Times | U.S.-Mexico border | Scoop.it
The New Juárez Cartel has emerged in a video showing paramilitary gunmen interrogating a Juárez prison guard claiming he and other guards worked for the rival Sinaloa drug cartel.
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Goodnight Juarez

Tom Russell, guitar and vocal "Doctor" Livio Guardi, mandolin and harmony vocal live at "Paradiso" Amsterdam June 12th 2011...
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U.S. border with Mexico gateway for cartels' ammo~from Arizona Republic

U.S. border with Mexico gateway for cartels' ammo~from Arizona Republic | U.S.-Mexico border | Scoop.it
U.S. border with Mexico gateway for cartels' ammo, Often overlooked in the controversy are the tons of bullets that also make their way south into Mexico.
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Mexican priests face death, extortion from drug cartels

Mexican priests face death, extortion from drug cartels | U.S.-Mexico border | Scoop.it
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico - Ministering in a city where crime is pervasive and murders occur at an alarming rate, Columban Father Kevin Mullins knows he's...
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Mexico's Zeta Killers kill 32, revive debate about the 'good-guy cartel'

Mexico's Zeta Killers kill 32, revive debate about the 'good-guy cartel' | U.S.-Mexico border | Scoop.it
The 'Zeta Killers' have been linked to the deaths of 67 people.
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Rick Perry Is Wrong About El Paso

Rick Perry Is Wrong About El Paso | U.S.-Mexico border | Scoop.it
Many Republican politicians — and not a few Democrats, too — use the bogeyman of border violence to justify exorbitant security measures, like the ever-growing border fence.
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Trying to fix ties with Mexico after gun sting

Trying to fix ties with Mexico after gun sting | U.S.-Mexico border | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will have to work to restore frayed ties with Mexico after a bungled operation allowed guns to illegally cross the border to violent Mexican drug cartels, a top (RT @FernandoSabines: #MexicoRojo Trying to fix...
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Drug War – Merida Initiative: Congress Testimony on Merida Initiative Points to "Terrorist" Cartels, Dropping Cocaine Prices | The NonProfit Blogs

The Pan-American Post: 'During a Congressional hearing on the Merida Initiative, Representative Michael McCaul (R-TX) called once again for Mexican drug ca...
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Last Night on @TheDailyShow: Jason Jones Slays It With a Brilliant Piece on Mexican Immigration

Last Night on @TheDailyShow: Jason Jones Slays It With a Brilliant Piece on Mexican Immigration | U.S.-Mexico border | Scoop.it

Great satire on U.S. immigration from Mexico!

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Perry suggests US military role in Mexico drug war

Perry suggests US military role in Mexico drug war | U.S.-Mexico border | Scoop.it
Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry said on Saturday he would get the U.S. military involved in Mexico's war with drug cartels, in comments likely to upset the Mexican government.
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UN human rights office concerned about killing of journalists in Mexico

UN human rights office concerned about killing of journalists in Mexico | U.S.-Mexico border | Scoop.it
The United Nations human rights office today expressed concern over the increase in the number of killings of journalists in Mexico this year, and urged the country’s authorities to launch immediate investigations to punish the perpetrators.
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