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2005-11-28 13:28:32

By Patricia Wilson WACO, Texas (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Monday tackles the thorny problem of illegal immigration on the Mexico border with his own Republican Party split over whether undocumented workers already in the United States should be allowed to stay. Fueled by fears of terrorists slipping into the country, escalating violence and drug smuggling, Americans have become increasingly worried about illegal immigration. More than three-quarters think the government...

2005-11-28 10:51:56

By Patricia Wilson WACO, Texas (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Monday tackles the thorny problem of illegal immigration on the Mexico border with his own Republican Party split over whether undocumented workers already in the United States should be allowed to stay. Fueled by fears of terrorists slipping into the country, escalating violence and drug smuggling, Americans have become increasingly worried about illegal immigration. More than three-quarters think the government...

2005-11-28 10:20:00

By Patricia Wilson WACO, Texas -- President George W. Bush on Monday tackles the thorny problem of illegal immigration on the Mexico border with his own Republican Party split over whether undocumented workers already in the United States should be allowed to stay. Fueled by fears of terrorists slipping into the country, escalating violence and drug smuggling, Americans have become increasingly worried about illegal immigration. More than three-quarters think the government is not doing...

2005-11-23 10:55:12

By Bernd Debusmann LAREDO, Texas (Reuters) - The United States is closing a legal loophole which has allowed tens of thousands of illegal immigrants to slip into the country and join the estimated 11 million undocumented foreigners already here. Under long-standing procedure along the U.S. border with Mexico, illegal crossers of nationalities other than Mexican -- dubbed OTMs by the Border Patrol -- have been entitled to a hearing before an immigration judge before they could be...

2005-11-23 09:35:00

By Bernd Debusmann LAREDO, Texas -- The United States is closing a legal loophole which has allowed tens of thousands of illegal immigrants to slip into the country and join the estimated 11 million undocumented foreigners already here. Under long-standing procedure along the U.S. border with Mexico, illegal crossers of nationalities other than Mexican -- dubbed OTMs by the Border Patrol -- have been entitled to a hearing before an immigration judge before they could be deported. Because...

2005-11-23 09:10:00

By Bernd Debusmann LAREDO, Texas (Reuters) - The United States is closing a legal loophole which has allowed tens of thousands of illegal immigrants to slip into the country and join the estimated 11 million undocumented foreigners already here. Under long-standing procedure along the U.S. border with Mexico, illegal crossers of nationalities other than Mexican -- dubbed OTMs by the Border Patrol -- have been entitled to a hearing before an immigration judge before they could be deported....

2005-11-23 08:07:51

By Bernd Debusmann LAREDO, Texas (Reuters) - Heat-sensing cameras. Motion detectors. X-ray systems. Drones. Night-vision goggles. Helicopters. More than 11,000 border patrol officers, and more to be recruited. The United States is fielding an array of high-tech equipment and a small army of highly trained agents along its border with Mexico to stop people from entering the United States illegally and to throttle the flow of drugs into the world's richest market. Yet they keep...

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2005-11-23 07:30:00

LAREDO, Texas -- Heat-sensing cameras. Motion detectors. X-ray systems. Drones. Night-vision goggles. Helicopters. More than 11,000 border patrol officers, and more to be recruited. The United States is fielding an array of high-tech equipment and a small army of highly trained agents along its border with Mexico to stop people from entering the United States illegally and to throttle the flow of drugs into the world's richest market. Yet they keep coming, and Laredo, divided from its...

2005-11-08 18:33:40

MONTERREY, Mexico (Reuters) - Mexican police have found the body of a woman apparently beaten to death in Ciudad Juarez, a violent city on the U.S. border notorious for gender violence, prosecutors said on Tuesday. More 350 women have been stabbed, strangled and beaten to death in Ciudad Juarez, which lies south of El Paso, Texas, in a 12-year killing spree that has triggered condemnation in Mexico and abroad. Police found the latest victim dumped in a vacant building plot early on...

2005-10-25 13:53:20

By Alan Elsner WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An influential Republican Senator introduced legislation on Tuesday that would allow many of the estimated 8 million to 12 million illegal aliens in the United States to eventually gain legal status in a proposal that broke with the Bush administration. Nebraska senator Chuck Hagel, who is considering running for president in 2008, put forward four separate bills to address border security, employment security, create a guest worker program and...


Latest Mexico – United States border Reference Libraries

Gulf of Mexico
2013-04-18 13:40:55

The Gulf of Mexico is an ocean basin that is largely surrounded by the continent North America and the island of Cuba. It’s bordered on the northeast, north, and northwest by the Gulf Coast of the United States, towards the southwest and south by Mexico, and towards the southeast by Cuba. It’s often referred to as the “Third Coast” in Texas and Louisiana, in comparison with the U.S. Pacific and Atlantic Coasts. The shape of its basin is more or less, an oval and is about 1,500...

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