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The Bridge of the Americas from the El Paso, Texas side. This is the bridge American truck driver Jabin Bogan mistakenly drove across with a load of ammunition.
A former U.S. customs officer is in federal custody after a jury convicted him Wednesday of accepting thousands of dollars in bribes to let immigrants into the country illegally.
May 25, 2016
A U.S. customs officer on trial this week in El Paso is accused of smuggling people into the country illegally, including immigrants who had been deported. Witnesses said they paid a $2,500 bribe to enter the country.
May 25, 2016
El Paso is the second-busiest southern commercial border crossing. Cross-border trade is fueling new economic growth in border cities like El Paso.
The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico wants the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to investigate 13 cases of alleged abuse by customs officers that include prolonged detention and invasive searches.
May 17, 2016
Thousands of Cuban migrants stranded in Panama are boarding planes throughout the month headed to the U.S.-Mexico border. They're crossing into the United States via El Paso, where financial and housing resources are strained.
May 17, 2016
Thanks to a series of financial and energy reforms, Mexico's economy has grown 2.7 percent in the first quarter of this year. Still the country's currency remains weak against the U.S. dollar.
May 11, 2016
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman
The head of the powerful Sinaloa cartel is housed in a federal prison 15 miles south of the U.S./Mexico border, setting off speculation about his extradition to the U.S.
May 09, 2016
The border city of El Paso, Texas has a policy that allows the city to jail people who can't pay their traffic fines. A lawsuit in federal court is challenging the policy, saying it violates a person's right to equal protection under the law.
May 09, 2016
Border Patrol Vehicle with flags
Dubbed Operation Double Threat, the two week operation last month focused on the border region around Nogales, Arizona and Sonora.
May 05, 2016
The International Boundary and Water Commission is investigating the dispute.
May 02, 2016
It is the third time a Border Patrol agent has used lethal force in the Tucson Sector this fiscal year.
April 20, 2016

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