They usually avoid getting caught, but Mexican immigrants are now turning themselves over to U.S. border agents.
Brownsville officials said the launch site would pump $80 million into local economy and create 600 new jobs.
Less Mexicans are crossing, but Central Americans are still going in droves through South Texas.
Texas student sued her school district for forcing her to recite Mexican national anthem in class.
A large proportion of dead migrants are never identified and end up in unmarked gravesites.