A former U.S. customs officer is in federal custody after a jury convicted him Wednesday of accepting thousands of dollars in bribes to let immigrants into the country illegally.
A U.S. customs officer on trial this week in El Paso is accused of smuggling people into the country illegally, including immigrants who had been deported. Witnesses said they paid a $2,500 bribe to enter the country.
Thousands of Cuban migrants stranded in Panama are boarding planes throughout the month headed to the U.S.-Mexico border. They're crossing into the United States via El Paso, where financial and housing resources are strained.
A civil rights group says the Tucson Police Department is holding people at traffic stops longer than it should in order to check their immigration status. The complaints stem from the city’s enforcing a slice of Arizona’s immigration law, SB 1070.
A federal appeals court has ruled to lift a hold on two Arizona identity theft laws that were the legal basis for Sheriff Joe Arpaio's worksite raids.
The International Boundary and Water Commission is investigating the dispute.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent is on administrative leave after he fired at a man the agency says threw rocks at him, Tuesday. This is the fourth agent-involved shooting in Arizona since October.
A pro-immigrant coalition of organizations is threatening to revive an Arizona boycott if pending immigration-related bills become state law. In response, Arizona’s business groups have condemned the idea of a boycott.
Advocates have filed an administrative complaint against Homeland Security.
Over a five year period, taxpayers spent nearly $20 million to pay the salaries of more than 100 Homeland Security Department employees who were put on leave.