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In Texas case, Supreme Court wrestles with the legal boundaries of cross-border shootings

A U.S. Border Patrol Agent in El Paso fired across the border and killed a Mexican teen in 2010. The justices will decide whether the teen's family can sue the U.S. government.

by Piper Hudspeth Blackburn and Brian Johnson, Medill News Service
The Border Patrol is seen along the border fence between El Paso and Juarez on Sunday, February 10, 2019, in El Paso, Texas. Photo by Ivan Pierre Aguirre for The Texas Tribune

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