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Mother Allegedly Tried to Smuggle Meth With Son, 6, in Car

SAN DIEGO — Border patrol agents have arrested a woman they say tried to smuggle nearly 70 pounds of methamphetamine through a Southern California checkpoint with her 6-year-old son in the car. Authorities say they found 65 plastic-wrapped packages of cryst...
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Doctors, Lawyers Portray Dire Conditions for Child Migrants

CLINT, Texas — Immigrant advocates are asking a federal judge to immediately require inspections and let doctors into border detention facilities where they say sleep-deprived, flu-stricken children are languishing in filthy conditions. "It is obvious that ...
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English Classes, Legal Services Cut for Immigrant Kids

PHOENIX — Immigrant children in the care of the U.S. government may no longer have access to English-language courses and legal services, officials said Wednesday. "We have a humanitarian crisis at the border brought on by a broken immigration system that i...
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Pentagon Chief Wonders When US-Mexico Border Mission to End

WASHINGTON — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told Congress Wednesday that the military needs to return to its traditional missions, and he wants to know how much longer troops will be needed at the U.S.-Mexico border. In testimony to a House Appro...