Newly released data shows the number of families from Central America arriving at the southern border this year nearly reached the unexpected levels that threatened the U.S.’s immigration resources in 2014.
The Arizona Republican Party is expanding its field game to the border city of Nogales, a Latino-majority community that has long been a Democratic stronghold.
The face of migration from Central America and Mexico to the United States is changing. Immigration arrest statistics from Mexico for the first six months of 2016 mirror a rise in detentions by U.S. border agents of Africans and Asians trying to illegally enter the U.S. on the southwest border.
Republican Martha McSally, who is running for re-election this year, demanded the Department of Homeland Security release its accurate findings in a letter Wednesday.
A federal judge sentenced former U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer Lawrence Madrid to seven and half years in prison. In May a jury found Madrid guilty of allowing immigrants into the country illegally through an official port of entry in El Paso.
A non-profit organization, the Colibrí Center for Human Rights, is working to match the DNA of hundreds of unidentified migrants who died crossing the Arizona-Mexico border with families living in the U.S.
A federal judge has ordered the release of photos from inside the U.S. Border Patrol’s holding facilities in southern Arizona.
Families separated by their immigration status sloshed through a muddy trickle of the Rio Grande to embrace at the U.S./Mexico border. Their reunion was a momentary truce organized by immigrant advocates and supervised by the Border Patrol.
By the end of saga that started in late May, 13 detainees and nine employees from the Eloy Detention Center were infected with the highly contagious disease.
Thousands of small-scale coffee growers in Central America and Mexico are better off because of fair trade. But the system is fraying at the seams in one of the world's most important coffee-growing regions because of low prices, a damaging fungus and unscrupulous middlemen.