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.
Two suspended Border Patrol agents have each been sentenced to 24 months in prison as a result of their convictions for civil rights offenses.
When Border Patrol agents shoot at rock throwers, some argue it’s an unnecessary, disproportionate response: Deadly force against a mild threat.
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 two men detained last week after a traffic stop escalated into an immigration-policy protest have been released from the custody of federal immigration authorities.
Up to 70 detainees who were on the buses blocked by a Tucson protest Friday have now been deported through Calexico, Calif., and Del Rio, Texas, said Margo Cowan, a Tucson attorney and activist.
Just more than a year after SB 1070’s divisive show-me-your papers provisions came into effect, Tucson marked the occasion with capsules of pepper spray.
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.
Border Patrol agents shot three people in Southern Arizona between October and December last year.
Mexican police, aided by American investigators, recently arrested one of the fugitives wanted in the slaying of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, but it may be years before he’s brought to the United States.
A Customs and Border Protection air crew helped find a missing family early Friday in a dry lakebed southwest of Willcox.
PHOENIX — Tough-talking Sheriff Joe Arpaio is warning civilians who embark on armed patrols in remote desert terrain that they could end up “seeing 30 rounds fired” into them
Five suspects have been arrested and a sixth is wanted in connection with a human-smuggling ring that left one illegal border crosser dead.
The Mexican government objects to the Justice Department’s decision not to charge the Border Patrol agent who shot and killed a teenager at the border in Nogales, Sonora, in 2011, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a written statement.
Five suspects have been arrested and a sixth is wanted in connection with a human smuggling ring that left one border crosser dead.
The Mexican government objects to the Justice Department’s decision to not charge the Border Patrol agent who shot and killed Ramsés Barrón Torres at the border with Nogales, Sonora in 2011, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says in a written statement.
Sen. John McCain pushed for comprehensive immigration reform that includes a path to citizenship for the 11 million people estimated to be living in the country illegally during a town-hall meeting Tuesday in Tucson.
PHOENIX — No criminal charges will be pursued against U.S. Border Patrol agents involved in separate 2011 fatal shootings in southern Arizona, federal authorities say.
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.