After Arizona passed SB 1070 in 2010, it looked like many states would enact similar immigration laws.
There was a time not long ago when the Border Patrol thanked Arizona officers for their cooperation with barbecues and practice ammunition. Now, departments get millions a year in paid overtime, with some officers nearly doubling their salaries and dozens more marked cars out patrolling the streets.
Arizona’s controversial immigration law took effect when the state was in the worst part of the recession, so gauging the economic impact is no small task.
The immigration-status checks SB 1070 requires are not always as simple as a request for information sent over the radio.
HERMOSILLO, Mexico — Parents in the Mexican state of Sonora will no longer be allowed to name their children "Facebook," ''Rambo" or 59 other now banned given names.
A man convicted in the shooting death of a federal Border Patrol agent during a firefight that revealed the government's botched gun-smuggling investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious was sentenced Monday to 30 years in prison.
Manuel Osorio-Arellanes, who is from El Fuerte in th…
U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Arizona released 2013 fiscal year achievements in its work to secure the border.
Sen. Jeff Flake was in Tucson Tuesday visiting with professional groups and outlining his priorities for the year.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection ranked near the bottom on a list of best places to work in government.
Customs officers found more than clothes when they inspected a suitcase in the back of a vehicle at the Port of Nogales last week.
A completed drug tunnel was found Tuesday night in the backyard shed of a Nogales house, border officials say.
We are proud to be Arizonans and residents of a state whose rich history includes pioneers with a strong spirit and the stamina to endure the hardships of settling a rough, untamed country to create a bountiful place to live, rich in nature’s beauty and resources.
A tractor-trailer carrying a load of squash from Hermosillo, Sonora was also carrying the largest load of marijuana seized on Arizona's border with Mexico, officials said Tuesday.
The pot – 881 bundles weighing 20,375 pounds – was seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working…
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.
NOGALES, Ariz. - You can imagine how this story might have ended.
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.
Courts in the Southwest are pushed to their limits to handle all the immigration cases that come their way now — and that could get a lot worse with plans to add Border Patrol agents as part of immigration reform.
Authorities in Southern Arizona said they've seized more than $7 million worth of marijuana.
AGUA PRIETA, Sonora - After being deported back to Mexico only to then be held for four days by a smuggler, all Fabiola Pavón wanted to do was return to her native Veracruz.