A group of Arivaca residents are not giving up on their efforts to have a Border Patrol checkpoint removed from their community.
Almost daily I read comments regarding the Border Patrol by those who profess knowledge but whose inaccuracies are taken as truths by readers.
There might be shorter wait lines in the near future as Arizona’s ports of entry get an influx of additional officers.
Federal officers seized $424,000 in drugs in three separate incidents at the Nogales port of entry.
Some members of Congress are skeptical of a new border surveillance system being rolled out in Arizona, citing a lack of specific measurements for its success and the $1 billion already spent on the failed program it replaces.
Border Patrol Chief Michael Fisher’s directive clarifying existing guidelines on use of force is yet another step in the agency’s slow march in the right direction. Unfortunately, this deliberate approach to policy change falls far short of the needed action to halt unnecessary killings by agents.
An undocumented immigrant with multiple injuries was rescued Monday night after falling about 150 feet from a mountain near Nogales, officials said.
Four separate drug seizures over the weekend at the Nogales port of entry totaled an estimated worth of $1 million in methamphetamine and heroin, federal officials said Monday.
A man was arrested at the Nogales port of entry Thursday for attempting to smuggle heroin and methamphetamine into the United States.
A 51-year-old man was arrested Sunday after officers found more than 660 pounds of marijuana in the RV he was driving at the Port of Lukeville.
A Mexican national was arrested Sunday for attempting to smuggle 24 pounds of methamphetamine through the DeConcini port of entry in Nogales, authorities said.
Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents seized an estimated $314,650 worth of marijuana, and made arrests in other incidents last week, authorities said.
Two Mexican nationals were arrested in separate marijuana smuggling attempts through the Douglas port of entry Saturday, authorities said.
Border Patrol agents in the Tucson Sector seized more than $605,000 worth of marijuana and arrested eight drug smugglers during the past two weeks, federal authorities said.
An Agua Prieta, Sonora man was taken into custody Wednesday for attempting to smuggle marijuana through the Douglas port of entry, authorities said.
U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Tucson Sector seized $2.4 million worth of marijuana, recovered two stolen trucks and arrested 14 migrants on the Tohono O'odham Nation Tuesday.
A proposal to let Mexican visitors easily visit any part of Arizona, not just the southern end, could mean wealthy shoppers will drive past Tucson and spend their money in Phoenix, local leaders fear.
Nearly $4 million worth of marijuana was seized in a shipment of tomatoes on Wednesday at the Nogales commercial port of entry, officials said.
A mask covered with chicken blood and feathers was seized at the Nogales border crossing this week, officials say.
The new secretary of homeland security stressed alertness along the U.S.-Mexico border, but during his first official visit to Southern Arizona he did not address recent cartel-related violence in Sonora.