A truck with migrants headed north to the border pulls into the "tollbooth" at the south end of the washboard dirt road that is the main route between Altar, Sonora, and Sasabe. The toll is just one of the myriad ways migrants are extorted as they try to reach the U.S.
The number of people apprehended along the Southwest border is rising for a second fiscal year after an eight-year decline.
Five people were killed Saturday night when an SUV being pursued by U.S. Border Patrol agents crashed east of Tucson, officials said.
Border officers seize fraudulent credit cards in Nogales
Merchants from Fronteras, Sonora, gave the man a wad of money to spend on guns and ammunition in Douglas and smuggle them back south.
Agents: Dog thwarts chicharron smuggling
Isidro Alvarado, 36, talks about what he saw on Oct. 10, 2012, when José Antonio Elena Rodríguez was killed, apparently by gunshots fired by Border Patrol agents from the U.S. side of the border at Nogales.
In February, Araceil Rodriguez Salazar, mother of José Antonio Elena Rodríguez, got a look at the autopsy report on her son. José Antonio was shot multiple times from the U.S. side.
NOGALES, Sonora - A Nogales teenager was simply walking down the street and not throwing rocks at U.S. Border Patrol agents the night he was shot and killed, a new witness says, contradicting the agency's initial statement.
Sammy Anthony Terrazas Jr.
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against the FBI by a former Arivaca woman who lost her youngest daughter and husband during a May 2009 home invasion.
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.
Manuel Hernández, recently deported, said he hopes to try another crossing once the weather warms up.
Mexican Red Cross official Amado Coello says migrants often don't give much thought to cold conditions.
Manuel Hernández was wearing three jackets, two pairs of pants and a beanie when he crossed the border illegally a couple of weeks ago.
Sonoran police revealed the price tag on a life over the weekend, and it was cheap.
This memorial was erected where Brian Terry died in the area known as Mesquite Seep, west of Rio Rico. Terry's colleagues and civilian volunteers built the memorial with stones they found nearby.
Two years after bandits killed U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry, visible progress has finally occurred in the criminal cases and internal investigations that exploded afterward.