The Rio Grande River forms the border between the United States (L), and Mexico on April 11, 2013 in Hidalgo, Texas. According to the U.S. Border Patrol, undocumented immigrant crossings have increased more than 50 percent in Texas' Rio Grande Valley sector in the last year. Border Patrol agents say they have also seen an additional surge in immigrant traffic since immigration reform negotiations began this year in Washington D.C. Proposed refoms could provide a path to citizenship for many of the estimated 11 million undocumented workers living in the United States.
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Death from Across the Border

U.S. Border Patrol agents are firing across the border and killing Mexican civilians.


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Throw a Rock, Be Killed

On June 7, 2010, Sergio Adrian Hernandez Guereca, age 15, was shot and killed by US Border Patrol agent Jesus Mesa Jr. According to an FBI spokeswoman, "Subjects surrounded the agent..."