Mexican Violence, Resolution Lead to Questions About U.S. Aid

EL PASO — Three months ago, Lorena Acosta, a U.S. citizen and fifth-grade teacher, lost her husband, a Mexican national who had been brought to the U.S. at age 6, grew up in Fabens and then was deported in 2006. Officers forced their way into the family's home in the Valley of Juárez and shot him in the head three times, Acosta explained at a press conference Wednesday.

Her brother-in-law and nephew heard the incident, she said. They were detained and made to watch the burial.

“If they were ever asked about my husband, they were to ...

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