The death of a 14 year old Mexican boy at the hands of a U.S. Border Patrol agent has sparked outrage on both sides of the border.
Tag: immigrant deaths at the U.S.-Mexico border
The number of deaths among undocumented immigrants entering the U.S. through the Arizona desert increased 20% during fiscal year 2009, Spanish-language wire Agencia EFE reported.
From Oct. 1, 2008 to Aug. 31 this year, 191 migrants died, EFE said. Most of them were Mexicans.
The total for the same period between 2007 and 2008 was 159 deaths.