Border Security Tightens Before Francis’s Visit To MexicoThe task to keep the border in El Paso with Ciudad Juarez safe during Pope Francis’s visit has become a massive undertaking described by law enforcement along the border as “unprecedented.”
Man Sentenced To 50 Years For Kidnapping North Texas Girl A 27-year-old Ohio man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for kidnapping a 14-year-old girl from North Texas. Stephan Cox was also sentenced to 25 years in prison on two counts of sexual assault of a child and was fined $10,000.
Human Smuggling Ringleader Gets 6 Years JailA co-leader of a Dallas-based human smuggling ring has been sentenced to six years in prison for helping slip immigrants through West Texas.
Speedier Border Crossing System To Be UnveiledU.S. Customs and Border Protection officials plan to unveil a new system to shorten the time it takes for people to be processed at ports of entry.
Mexican Police Officer Asks For Asylum In Dallas CourtA police officer from the violent border city of Ciudad Juarez who fled to the U.S. along with his wife and children is asking for asylum in a Dallas immigration court.

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