U.S. drone attacks in Afghanistan, Pakistan and other countries may be militarily effective, but they are killing innocent civilians in a way that is obscene and immoral. I’m afraid that ignoring this ugly fact makes Americans complicit in murder.
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.
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?
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.
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.
In today’s turbulent world, the crises facing America come fast and furious. Global threats such as international terrorism, instability threatening to spill across borders, poverty and pandemic diseases, alongside fiscal uncertainties directly impact our national security at home. They dema…
A combination of early presidential maneuvering and internal policy debate is feeding yet another iteration of that media perennial: the great Republican crackup. This time it's tea-party insurgents versus get-along establishment fogies fighting principally over two things: national security…
Four Phoenix area residents were arrested for attempting to smuggle more than $52,000 worth of marijuana through the Douglas port of entry.
NEW YORK — The U.S. government has defended its use of a phone-tracking program that collects the telephone records of millions of Americans in a letter to a federal judge, saying it is a program monitored by all three branches of government that is necessary to learn the contacts of known o…
WASHINGTON — You can drive, but you can’t hide.
The new amendment filed by Senators John Hoeven, R-North Dakota, and Bob Corker, R-Tenn., as part of comprehensive immigration reform would add 20,000 Border Patrol agents and a lot more technology — much of which would be deployed to Arizona.
A Mexican man is in custody for allegedly trying to smuggle nearly $236,000 in undeclared cash out of southern Arizona, federal authorities say.
WASHINGTON — FBI Director Robert Mueller on Wednesday urged Congress to move carefully before making any changes that might restrict the National Security Agency programs for mass collection of people’s phone records and information from the Internet.
More than $1 million worth of marijuana hidden in a shipment of charcoal was seized at a Nogales port of entry on Friday, officials said.
Border Patrol agents made several large marijuana seizures over the weekend in Southern Arizona.
A Tucson couple who admitted they pretended to be police officers were placed on two years’ probation Wednesday and ordered to serve 40 hours of community service.
A Mexican national was arrested Friday for attempting to smuggle more than $77,000 worth of heroin through the Dennis DeConcini Port in Nogales.
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.
A dad traveling with his two kids was arrested at the Douglas border crossing after agents sat they found 108 packages of marijuana stashed in his Volkswagen sedan.
PHOENIX — Federal officials have ordered the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office in Arizona to retrieve military surplus goods it loaned to non-police organizations in violation of distribution rules.