Members of Congress want to meet with the chief of Customs and Border Protection to talk about the agency’s use-of-force policies after it chose not to implement key conduct reforms.
Two suspended Border Patrol agents have each been sentenced to 24 months in prison as a result of their convictions for civil rights offenses.
SAN DIEGO — Border Patrol agents will be allowed to continue using deadly force against rock-throwers, the chief of the agency said, despite the recommendation of a government-commissioned review to end the practice.
A serious civil-rights crisis is taking place in Tucson under the watch of Police Chief Robert Villaseñor. What will City Manager Richard Miranda, Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and the Tucson City Council do to remedy this monumental civil-rights standoff?
Just more than a year after SB 1070’s divisive show-me-your papers provisions came into effect, Tucson marked the occasion with capsules of pepper spray.
The ACLU of Arizona was to file a complaint today to the Department of Homeland Security requesting an investigation of what it calls unlawful roving patrol stops by Border Patrol agents in Southern Arizona.
Dozens of protesters tried to use their bodies as shields to prevent the detention of three suspected illegal immigrants stopped in front of Southside Presbyterian Church Tuesday night.
Customs and Border Protection’s recently proposed changes to training policies and its incident-tracking system are a step in the right direction, but more needs to be done to curtail reported abuses by the largest law-enforcement agency in the United States.
Border Patrol agents shot three people in Southern Arizona between October and December last year.
The Cochise County Attorney’s Office will not file charges against a Border Patrol agent who shot and killed a Douglas teenager more than two years ago, officials said.
A homeowner grabbed his handgun when he heard noises at about 1 a.m. coming from downstairs at his house in a Cochise County farming community, about 10 miles south of Willcox.
The Mexican government objects to the Justice Department’s decision not to charge the Border Patrol agent who shot and killed a teenager at the border in Nogales, Sonora, in 2011, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a written statement.
The Mexican government objects to the Justice Department’s decision to not charge the Border Patrol agent who shot and killed Ramsés Barrón Torres at the border with Nogales, Sonora in 2011, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says in a written statement.
The family of a teen killed by a Border Patrol agent said it will keep fighting after the Justice Department decided not to pursue criminal charges.
Guadalupe Guerrero, left, mother of Carlos LaMadrid and aunt Reyna Guerrero, were at a news conference Monday, denouncing the decision to close the slaying case. The sign reads, "He killed my son (Agent) Lucas Tidwell.
A small marker stands beside the border fence in Nogales, Sonora, near where Ramses Barron-Torres was fatally shot by a U.S. Border Patrol agent. The U.S. Justice Department has decided to bring no criminal charges.
PHOENIX - Federal authorities announced Friday that they won't pursue criminal charges against Border Patrol agents involved in separate 2011 fatal shootings in Southern Arizona.