By JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 01/05 — The government inspected a record number of international travelers’ electronic devices last year, expanding a practice that has drawn alarm from privacy advocates.
By ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 01/06 — The Trump administration has proposed spending $18 billion over 10 years to significantly extend the border wall with Mexico,
By ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 12/16 — The U.S. government on Friday announced a seventh straight monthly increase in people being arrested or denied entry along the Mexican border,
By ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 12/05 — The federal government, in the most complete statistical snapshot of immigration enforcement under President Donald Trump,
VAN HORN, Texas (AP) 12/01 — A Texas sheriff who was among the first people to reach two badly injured U.S. Border Patrol agents said he thinks they may have been sideswiped accidentally by a tractor-trailer,Read more »
EL PASO, Texas (AP) 11/26 — Family, friends and law enforcement officers converged on an adobe Catholic church in El Paso, Texas, Saturday to mourn a Border Patrol agent whose death last weekend in the rugged and remote Big Bend area has not been explained.Bagpipes played as Border Patrol pallbearers in green uniforms carried the U.S.Read more »
By CLAUDIA LAUER and EMILY SCHMALL, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 11/22 — An FBI official said Tuesday that the bureau is investigating the death of a border patrol agent and severe injuries to another as “potential assault,”
By CLAUDIA LAUER and DAVID WARREN, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 11/21 — Investigators believe a border patrol agent who died in West Texas after suffering extensive injuries to his head and body may have fallen down a 14-foot culvert,
By ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 10/20 — The last two of eight prototypes for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall took shape Thursday at a construction site in San Diego.
By JILL COLVIN, Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) 10/09 — President Donald Trump has told congressional leaders that his hard-line immigration priorities must be enacted in exchange for extending protection from deportation to hundreds of thousands of young immigrants,
By KEVIN McGILL, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) 09/21 — Whether and when constitutional rights afforded American citizens extend to non-citizens outside the nation’s boundaries were at issue Wednesday when a federal appeals court heard arguments about the cross-border shooting death of a Mexican teenager by a U.S.
By JULIE WATSON , Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 08/29 — Dozens of illegal immigrants fleeing from Border Patrol agents led authorities to a surprising discovery over the weekend: A tunnel under the US-Mexico border in San Diego used to bring Chinese nationals illegally into the United States.
PHOENIX (AP) — Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona have seized a nearly 100-pound (45 kilogram) bundle of marijuana after spotting it flying over the border fence.
ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 08/19 — A 25-year-old U.S. citizen has been charged with using a drone to smuggle more than 13 pounds (5.9 kilograms) of methamphetamine from Mexico,
ALEX OLLER, JOSEPH WILSON and LORI HINNANT, Associated Press BARCELONA, Spain (AP) 08/19 — Authorities in Spain and France pressed the search Saturday for the supposed ringleader of an Islamic extremist cell that carried out vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a seaside resort,
WILSON RING, Associated Press CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. (AP) 08/09 — They have come from all over the United States, piling out of taxis, pushing strollers and pulling luggage,
ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 07/25 – When Thomas Homan, the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, was awakened Sunday morning with news that migrants were found dead inside a sweltering tractor-trailer outside a San Antonio Walmart,
ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 05/20 — Charges against a father-son partnership for allegedly smuggling more than $17 million worth of sea cucumbers to the United States and exporting them to Asia sheds light on a growing and lucrative illegal cross-border trade.
MIAMI (AP) 05/17 — A Cuban national faces up to 30 years in prison for his part in an immigrant smuggling operation from the Bahamas to the United States.
ASTRID GALVAN, Associated Press FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) 05/03 — The beer was flowing and music was blaring in the middle of the Arizona desert when Ric Kindle approached a group of Border Patrol agents and customs officers out to recruit new hires.