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

US Homeland Secretary To Visit Ariz. Border

The U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security will be visiting border operations in Arizona this week.

01/20/2014

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Lawsuit: Woman Faced Illegal Body Cavity Search, Observed Bowel Movement

A federal lawsuit says U.S. border and customs officials strip-searched a New Mexico woman at the El Paso border crossing, then took her to a hospital for illegal body cavity probes.

12/18/2013

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U.S.: 10 Tons Of Marijuana Seized At Ariz. Border

Federal officials are reporting a record seizure of marijuana at an Arizona crossing on the U.S.-Mexico border.

11/19/2013

Authorities say an immigrant suspected of entering the country illegally attempted to make his journey in an unusual but hot place — a shipment of red chile. (Getty)

‘Highly Intoxicated’ Immigrant Caught Crossing Border In Spicy Chile Shipment

Authorities say an immigrant suspected of entering the country illegally attempted to make his journey in an unusual but hot place — a shipment of red chile.

09/07/2013

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Mother Arrested For Drug Smuggling With Children

Authorities in Santa Teresa, N.M., say they arrested a 19-year-old Denver woman trying to smuggle marijuana across the border with her 2-year-old son and another young passenger in the car.

08/13/2013

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Man Accused Of Smuggling Cocaine In Car Lights

Federal authorities have arrested a Mexican man who allegedly tried to smuggle nearly 65 pounds of cocaine into southern Arizona in a vehicle’s side headlights.

08/09/2013

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement tactical officer Kevin Carlos watches as a fellow officer drives off a confiscated ATV seized with some 500 lbs. of marijuana on Jan. 18, 2011 in the Tohono O'odham Nation, Ariz. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Community Organizer: Illegal Immigrants ‘No Longer Are Afraid’

Arizona took center stage in the national immigration debate Tuesday as Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano toured the state’s border with Mexico and Sen. John McCain defended his proposed immigration overhaul to an angry crowd in suburban Phoenix.

02/20/2013

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Border Agents Seize 700 Pounds Of Pot

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers turned up more than 700 pounds of marijuana during a weekend stop at the Santa Teresa port of entry.

10/29/2012

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