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Immigrants Found In Back Of Locked Rental Truck

Federal officials say nine immigrants who entered the United States illegally were found locked inside the cargo area of a rental truck at a Border Patrol checkpoint in southern Arizona.

08/20/2014

Transferring Border Patrol agents from the field to detention centers raises fears that drug smugglers could cross more easily into the United States. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Report: Agents Pulled From Border To Process Immigrant Children

Union representing Border Patrol agents warns diversion of resources leaves U.S. more vulnerable to drug smugglers and human traffickers.

07/11/2014

File photo of Border Patrol agents. (Photo credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Mexican Military Chopper Crosses Into US, Shoots At Border Agents

Border Patrol agents in Arizona were reportedly fired upon by a Mexican military helicopter that traveled across the border.

06/27/2014

File photo of a U.S. Border Patrol automobile surveillance unit. (credit: John Cancalosi/GettyImages)

Mayor: Immigrants Could Be Staying At Border Patrol Training Facility For More Than Year

The mayor of the southeastern New Mexico city says hundreds of Central American immigrants could be at a detention center in town for a year — and maybe longer.

06/26/2014

Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks to members of the media  during a visit to the Rancho Bernardo Inn on Aug. 10, 2010 in Rancho Bernardo, Calif. (credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Arpaio: ‘Border Patrol Is Too Busy Changing Diapers’ To Go After Illegal Immigrants

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says the Border Patrol is too busy babysitting to actually do their jobs.

06/17/2014

A U.S. Border Patrol agent and drug sniffing German Shepherd Jack-D prepare to search vehicles for drugs at a checkpoint near the U.S. Mexico border on Feb. 26, 2013 north of Nogales, Ariz. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Arizona Residents Monitoring Border Patrol Checkpoint

Some residents of the southern Arizona town of Arivaca are monitoring one checkpoint to see how many arrests and drug seizures the U.S. Border Patrol actually makes.

02/27/2014

Undocumented Mexican immigrants walk after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border border into Arizona. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Mexican Teen Dies In Desert After Group Of Immigrants Abandoned By Smuggler

The U.S. Border Patrol says a young man from Mexico is dead after a group of immigrants got lost in the Arizona desert.

07/22/2013

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Court Rules Arizona Sheriff Must Return Marijuana Seized From Woman

Yuma County authorities are expected to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review an Arizona ruling that the county’s sheriff must return marijuana seized from a woman with a California medical marijuana authorization honored by Arizona.

07/11/2013

Sen. Dean Heller (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Senate Adds Nevada To Immigration Panel

The Senate has agreed to give Nevada a place on a border security panel that will form if federal authorities can’t come up with a way to stop 90 percent of illegal border crossings.

06/20/2013

File photo of the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Study: Deportation Doesn’t Deter Border Crossings

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.

03/28/2013

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