Border Abuses

A native-born U.S. citizen with learning disabilities sued the United States in San Antonio Federal Court, claiming Border Patrol officers arrested him without cause, despite having Texas ID on his person, deported him without seeing a judge, to Mexico, where he was kidnapped by a cartel and held for ransom, until the FBI retrieved him.

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Guanajuato: Tourist Mecca Turned to Killing Field

Mexico’s drug war has long played out in dusty northern border cities or the poppy fields of its southern mountains, but now the killings have moved to the conservative industrial heartland state of Guanajuato, creating a strange duality: shiny new auto plants and booming foreign investment even as the state becomes Mexico’s most violent.

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