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Vehicles wait for inspection at the Border Patrol's Laredo North vehicle checkpoint in Laredo, Texas. A border agent killed an immigrant woman in Rio Bravo, near Laredo on Wednesday. The shooting is being investigated by the Texas Rangers and the FBI. Nomaan Merchant/AP hide caption

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Border Patrol Shooting Death Of Immigrant Woman Raises Tensions In South Texas

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This privately owned land along the southern border was bisected by a fence a decade ago. The owner, O.D. Emery, still supports the fence. Ravenna Koenig/NPR hide caption

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On Both Sides Of The Mexican Border, Fear Grows For U.S.-Bound Migrants

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In order to reduce shootings, all Border Patrol agents are now required to train in a simulated environment complete with immigrants threatening rocks. Agent Aaron Sims trains on the simulator at the CBP National Training Center in Harper's Ferry, W.V. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Combating Corruption: U.S. Customs And Border Protection Seeks Deep Reform

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