Senators introduced Tuesday night a long-awaited immigration bill that seeks to reform what many from both sides of the debate call a broken immigration system. The legislation invests billions of dollars in border security; mandates that all employers verify the legal status of their employ…
Agents recently made a huge marijuana seizure at a commercial truck crossing point on the U.S.-Mexico border in Nogales, Ariz., federal authorities say.
YUMA — Smugglers have come up with yet another creative way to get drugs in the country — a cannon.
WHY — U.S. Border Patrol officials are opening the doors to their newest station in southeastern Arizona.
LOS ANGELES — The Department of Homeland Security is reviewing guidelines for use of force by border agencies amid a sharp increase in agent-involved killings along the U.S.-Mexico border.
An agent opened fire on a group of people throwing rocks across the fence with Mexico in Nogales, Ariz., killing one of them, El Imparcial newspaper reported.
Slain U.S. Border Patrol agent Nicholas Ivie was a quiet, family man who loved riding horses, hundreds of mourners who gathered in Sierra Vista this morning for his funeral were told.
About 30 relatives have traveled from Utah, home state of slain Border Patrol agent Nick Ivie and his widow Christy, to help the family, Ivie's brother said today.
A man on a motorcycle who fled from officers is in custody after being shot by Bisbee police Tuesday night, authorities said .
NACO, Ariz. — A Border Patrol agent who was wounded in a shooting near the U.S.-Mexico border has been released from the hospital.
The slain agent, Nicholas Ivie, was a father of two based in Naco, the station just re-named after Brian Terry, who was killed in 2010. The shooting area is a longstanding smuggling corridor but considered generally safe by residents.
The FBI and federal prosecutors announced a $1 million reward for information leading to the arrest of four suspects in the 2010 murder of U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry.
PHOENIX — The mother of an unarmed 19-year-old Arizona man fatally shot in the back by a U.S. Border Patrol agent has sued the federal government and the agent.
SAN DIEGO — With border crossings at a 40-year low, the U.S. Border Patrol announced a new strategy Tuesday that targets repeat illegal crossers and tries to find out why they keeping coming.
WASHINGTON — The number of Mexican immigrants living illegally in the U.S. has dropped significantly for the first time in decades, a dramatic shift as many illegal workers, already in the U.S. and seeing few job opportunities, return to Mexico.
Two Texas lawmakers are pushing the Pentagon to hand off surplus combat equipment from Iraq to local law enforcement agencies along the U.S.-Mexico border. The equipment includes Humvees, weapons and night vision goggles.
PINE VALLEY, Calif. — A car that was stopped after a pursuit in San Diego County exploded and burned, killing the driver and injuring a Border Patrol agent, authorities say.
A southern Arizona legislator says she’s scrapping her bill to have the state Department of Homeland Security to issue public safety warnings about border-area dangers related to illegal immigration.
Homeland Security will soon begin pulling back National Guard
soldiers from the U.S.-Mexico border and replacing them with
helicopters and planes that will provide aerial surveillance.