Drug gangs track and kidnap many deportees returning to Mexico, hoping that family members who remain in the U.S. will cough up the ransom they demand.
Joaquin Luna’s family said he killed himself last week out of despair over his immigration status, but others say the suicide was unrelated to that.
Vargas visited the Rio Grande Valley last week to learn about the border crisis—then realized he might not be able to leave.
On Thursday, the president said that Congress had left him no choice but to act alone. Conservatives can argue otherwise.