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Bartletti, Don –– – MARCH 19, 2009. RODEO, NEW MEXICO. Veteran U.S. Border Patrol tracker Rogelio Villa and other agents move smugglers through the desert. The marijuana backpack on his ATV has blue shoulder straps fashioned from blankets. Villa and his team tracked the suspects for 6 hours before surrounding them. When confronted, 2 men in the group dropped their packs and escaped through the sandy desert valley near Rodeo, New Mexico. LATimes photo by Don Bartletti

Family Argues Mexican National Killed by Border Patrol Had Constitutional Rights

A Mexican family whose son was killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent told the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday that the agent violated their son’s constitutional rights by using unnecessary deadly force. A preliminary issue is whether the Constitution applies to someone who is not a citizen of the U.S. and was standing on Mexican soil at the time of the shooting.

People pass graffiti along the border structure in Tijuana, Mexico, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017. President Donald Trump moved aggressively to tighten the nation's immigration controls Wednesday, signing executive actions to jumpstart construction of his promised U.S.-Mexico border wall and cut federal grants for immigrant-protecting "sanctuary cities." (AP Photo/Julie Watson)

Hirson and Jahangiri: Instead of Pressuring Mexican President Peña Nieto, We Have a Solution to Fund the U.S.-Mexico Wall

The huge infrastructure project in question is the approximately 2,000-mile-long wall along the United States’ southern border with Mexico. This project has been estimated to cost somewhere between $10-20 billion. While the project is supported by many Americans, it’s not a burden the American taxpayer is going to want to shoulder, or a project we should financially burden our ally and neighbor with.

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Texas Sheriff Vows To Help Trump Deport Criminal Aliens

A Texas sheriff is looking to aid President Donald Trump’s Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in deporting illegal immigrants through new measures. Tarrant County Sheriff Bill Waybourn announced his department is applying for a federal government-locality agreement known as the