Illegal border crossings surge to highest of Biden’s term
A surge in Cuban and Nicaraguan arrivals at the U.S. border with Mexico in December led to the highest number of illegal border crossings recorded during any month of Joe Biden's presidency, authorities said Friday.
Court: Border Patrol violating rights of detainees
A federal judge has concluded that Customs and Border Protection is detaining people in a way that violates their rights.
Sierra Vista man in long fight with border crossers, U.S. government
Spencer’s enemies are elusive, wily, and to him, alien. They are Latino border crossers, and whether children fleeing conflict, families seeking a better life, or suspected drug smugglers makes no difference. Spencer believes they constitute a threat large enough to warrant years of his life struggling to combat it.
Ducey, not Brnovich, is fighting case on immigrants’ driver licenses
Gov. Doug Ducey’s repeated assertions that he is not the one fighting to keep “deferred action” recipients from getting licenses to drive are not true, a spokeswoman for Attorney General Mark Brnovich said Friday.
Customs and Border chief: Migrant surge not letting up
The surge of Central American families seeking asylum at U.S. borders is not letting up, Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske said Wednesday
US reports sharp drop in use of force by border agents
U.S. Border Patrol agents and border inspectors used physical force far less frequently in the last year compared with previous years, even as the number of assaults on authorities rose, according to figures released Tuesday.
House lawmakers grill Border Patrol, as Senate passes immigration bill
A House subcommittee grilled Customs and Border Patrol agents Thursday over Southwest border security, charging that agents cannot identify which areas of the border are most dangerous.
Border Patrol agent killed in Southern Arizona
A U.S. Border Patrol agent was shot and killed north of the Arizona-Mexico border while trying to catch bandits who target illegal immigrants, the leader of a union representing agents said Wednesday.