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U.S. Hits Visa Limit for Crime Victims who are Immigrants

U.S. Hits Visa Limit for Crime Victims who are Immigrants

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — The federal government has already reached its cap on special visas for crime victims, just a few months into the fiscal year, the fastest the limit has been reached since the U.S. government started issuing them in 2008, according to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The visas are meant to help [...]
U.S. Citizen Deported to Mexico – Four TimesBROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — For more than two decades, Sigifredo Saldana Iracheta insisted he was a U.S. citizen, repeatedly explaining to immigration officials that he was born to an American father and a Mexican mother in a city just south of the Texas border. Year after year, the federal government rejected his claims, deporting him [...]
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Diplomat: Texas Agents Were Close Enough to See People Before ShootingMcALLEN, Texas (AP) — Texas law enforcement agents in a helicopter were close enough to a pickup truck to see it was carrying people, not drugs, before a sharpshooter opened fire, killing two Guatemalan men hiding under a cover in the vehicle’s bed, a diplomat said Tuesday. Texas Department of Public Safety officials have said [...]
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