Monday, July 24th, 2017
The death toll from the weekend’s immigrant-smuggling tragedy in San Antonio has risen to 10, and the driver in the alleged crime is scheduled to appear in a federal courtroom Monday morning.
Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
The capital murder indictment of a U.S. Border Patrol agent with drug cartel ties should signals that local authorities will fight back against violence spilling over from Mexico, the Cameron County district attorney said Wednesday.
Thursday, April 24th, 2014
U.S. Border Patrol agents say the illegal traffic on public and private land in the Rio Grande Valley has triggered the need for additional resources in the region. In response, an influx of agents from California, Arizona...
Friday, January 31st, 2014
The number of immigrants apprehended while attempting to cross the United States' southern border rose last year, but most of the increase can be attributed to immigrants coming from countries other than Mexico.
Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
Texas' recent designation as one of six test states for a federal project that seeks to expand the use of drones is spotlighting how far apart border lawmakers are on using more unmanned aircraft for border security.
Thursday, December 19th, 2013
The Obama administration on Thursday announced that it deported 368,644 undocumented immigrants from the country during the 2013 fiscal year.
Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013
The American Civil Liberties Union on Monday filed a lawsuit against what the advocacy group claims are egregious abuses of power within the ranks of border law enforcement.
Thursday, April 4th, 2013
As the gun control debate swirls around issues like background checks and mental health, a new study reveals that gun running into Mexico remains a large-scale problem.
Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013
Security initiatives recently announced by the Mexican government suggest that the country may move to reaffirm its sovereignty and focus less on the interests of the U.S. and other foreign countries, a former assistant special agent at...
Wednesday, December 8th, 2010
When country music icon Willie Nelson got arrested for marijuana possession in far West Texas last week, he wasn’t the only Texas legend who figured in the story. Paunchy, Stetson-wearing Hudspeth County Sheriff Arvin West, who put...