US-Mexico Border

This Jan. 25, 2006 file photo shows a Mexican federal police officer reaching down to assist a Mexican army soldier after climbing up a ladder from a sophisticated clandestine tunnel that passes under the US-Mexico border in Tijuana, Mexico. T(AP Photo/David Maung,File)

How tunnels are built, used along US-Mexico border

NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — As border security has tightened, drug cartels have turned to tunneling beneath the ground to avoid detection. Nearly 170 tunnels have been found nationwide since 1990, most along the Arizona and […]


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Under pressure, Border Patrol now counts getaways

CAMPO, Calif. (AP) — As federal lawmakers demand border security measures, and assurances that massive spending increases have yielded results, an old enforcement technique is getting fresh attention.