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Republicans scrap House vote on US border crisis

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 04:45

US Republicans scrapped a congressional vote on a measure to deal with an influx of thousands of Central American children, but could reverse that decision before departing for a five-week break.

Journalist, activist released by US Border Patrol

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 10:17

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, a Philippines-born immigration activist who has lived in the US illegally since he was a child, has been released by US Border Patrol agents after they detained him at a Texas airport.

Undocumented prize-winning reporter held at US border

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 00:20

Pulitzer-prize winning journalist and prominent activist Jose Antonio Vargas, who revealed in 2011 that he is an undocumented immigrant, was detained by US border patrol agents Tuesday, officials said.

Mexican law enforcement chopper fires in Arizona

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 03:38

Mexican law enforcement has crossed into Arizona by helicopter and fired two shots at US border agents.

Biden vows to tackle `unacceptable` child migrant surge

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 14:43

Vice President Joe Biden is demanding that Central American nations work with to halt the cascade of illegal child migrants from the region from reaching the southern US border.

300-yard section of Mexican highway collapses after earthquakes

Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 07:25

Mexico says a 300-yard (metre) section of a highway near the US border has collapsed, sinking about 100 feet (30 metres) after a series of small earthquakes.

Mexican Army finds new drug tunnel at US border

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013, 14:44

A Mexican official says soldiers have found a new tunnel that was being dug under the border with the United States.

US-Mexico border shooting: Fellow agents shot at each other

Last Updated: Monday, October 08, 2012, 10:15

Agent Nicholas Ivie apparently opened fire first and wounded one of the other agents but was killed in the return fire.

‘Friendly fire possibility in US-Mexico shooting’

Last Updated: Saturday, October 06, 2012, 12:04

The shooting of two US Border Patrol agents near the Arizona-Mexico border may have been a case of friendly fire, a union chief for border agents and law enforcement officials said.

US tests new `avatar` border agent technology

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 28, 2012, 12:52

Although not classified as a lie detector, AVATAR can indicate if abnormalities exist in the applicants` answers such as long pauses.

Pak to replace `insecure` US border watch software

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 08, 2011, 20:42

Pak has rejected the US offer to upgrade a border security watch system supplied by it.

Homeland Security to use drones along US border

Last Updated: Thursday, June 24, 2010, 13:33

The drones will be used to protect the southern border of the United States.