Mexico Fires on Border Patrol Helicopter

A U.S. Border Patrol helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing in Texas after it was fired upon. The incident happened about 5 p.m. Friday while the aircraft was patrolling the Rio Grande near the far northwest corner of the border city of Laredo. Webb County Sheriff Martin Cuellar (KWAY'-yahr) tells the Laredo Morning Times ( http://bit.ly/1Kg0ji2 ) that out of five shots believed to have been fired at the helicopter, two are confirmed to have hit their target. Border Patrol spokesw...
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China Surpasses Mexico in Immigration to US

Move over, Mexico. When it comes to sending immigrants to the U.S., China and India have taken the lead. China was the country of origin for 147,000 recent U.S. immigrants in 2013, while Mexico sent just 125,000, according to a Census Bureau study by researcher Eric Jensen and others. India, with 129,000 immigrants, also topped Mexico, though the two countries’ results weren’t statistically different from each other. For the study, presented last week at the Population Association of Ameri...
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Chinese Soldiers attend Mexico’s Bicentennial

Chinese soldiers, invited by Mexico's Defense Ministry, take part in a military parade in culmination of bicentennial celebrations in Mexico City September 16, 2010.It's the first time an honor guard of the PLA has participated in such events overseas.[Photo/Xinhua] Invited by Mexico's Ministry of Defense, a 36-person honor guard of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China,take part in a military parade in culmination of bicentennial celebrations in Mexico City September 16, 2010.[Phot...
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