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Beyond the border: the US's deadly immigration crisis

Texas has become the deadliest state in the US for undocumented immigrants. This four-part series from The Guardian and the Texas Observer looks at the lives affected by the humanitarian crisis<p>View in your mobile browser

Immigration: Images from the Border and Beyond | TIME

Amid ongoing debate over America’s broken immigration system, the photographer Platon presents a portfolio of images and videos of migrants and those …

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Police tell Detroiters to buy guns in city riven by race issues and crime

City police chief has encouraged residents to arm themselves as stark racial disparities in ‘shoot first’ laws become clear<p>Ferguson police: a stark illustration of newly militarised US law enforcement<p>Detroit police chief James Craig – nicknamed “Hollywood” for his years spent in the LAPD and his …

Those who destroyed Iraq – the US and UK – must go back to fix their mistakes

Paddy Ashdown (Western intervention won’t prevent the break-up of Iraq, 15 August) talks about Iraq as if we Iraqis do not have an opinion that matters. British and American interference in Iraq directly and solely caused the deaths of hundreds of thousands, pushed the country over the edge and …

Ferguson crisis: Obama says 'young men of colour are left behind' – live updates

Attorney general Eric Holder to travel to Ferguson Governor Jay Nixon calls in national guard troops Order follows eighth night of unrest, teargas and looting Brown family attorney: autopsy showed ‘at least’ six shots Curfew defied by protesters and stun grenades shot at crowd Share your photos and …

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In South Texas, Few On The Fence Over Divisive Border Wall Issue

When Congress thinks about border security, it often sees a big, imposing fence.<p>The federal government has spent $2.3 billion to build the fence — 649 miles of steel fencing, in sections, between the U.S. and Mexico, designed to help control the illegal movement of people and contraband.<p>It's called …