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U.S.-Mexican border security continues to deteriorate

U.S.-Mexican border security continues to deteriorate

Tensions between the United States and Mexico have grown in recent weeks with the deaths of two Mexicans at the hands of U.S. Law enforcement agents during violent border encounters.

On May 28, Anastasio Hernandez Rojas, 42, died at the San Ysidro, Calif., border crossing after first being tasered by U.S. Border Patrol agents. The man was later found to be intoxicated with methamphetamine and to have suffered from hypertension that contributed to a heart attack. American officials said Hernandez Rojas fought with agents who were trying to return him to Mexico. The man's family said they will sue the U.S. government.

Last week, Sergio Adrian Hernandez Huereca, 15, was fatally shot by a Border Patrol agent. According to witnesses, the group he was with on the Mexican side of the border began throwing rocks at a U.S. agent who w


Added: Jun-18-2010 Occurred On: Jun-18-2010
Tags: border, illegal
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