Arrests and deportation from the United States largely isn’t effective in keeping Mexican nationals from wanting to re-enter the country, particularly those who consider the United States their home, a study released Thursday by the University of Arizona found.
A border security expo set for Phoenix this week comes at a bad time for companies hoping to sell their high-tech wares to the federal government amid massive spending cuts that are affecting every agency, including the U.S. Border Patrol.
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that Border Patrol agents must have reasonable suspicion of criminal activity before conducting comprehensive searches of laptops or other digital devices in what civil liberties activists are calling a significant victory for privacy rights.
U.S. Border Patrol agents say smugglers have come up with yet another creative way to get drugs in the country — a cannon.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent opened fire on a group of people throwing rocks from across the Mexican border, killing a teenage boy and eliciting outrage from the Mexican government over the use of lethal force, authorities said Thursday.
New Mexico State Police and federal agents are wrapping up an aggressive effort to round up illegal weapons and stall narcotic trafficking in New Mexico’s Bootheel area.
The mother of a 19-year-old man fatally shot in the back by a U.S. Border Patrol agent has sued the federal government and the agent himself, claiming it was “an appalling use of excessive force” because her son was unarmed, had his back to the agent and posed no threat.
The U.S. Border Patrol on Tuesday unveiled its first national strategy in eight years, a period in which the number of agents more than doubled and apprehensions of people entering illegally from Mexico dropped to a 40-year low.
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