U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly met with Arizona’s four border sheriffs and the governor in his first trip to the state as secretary.
At 9:42 a.m. on Thursday, Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos was unshackled and dropped off in a country she has not seen in 21 years.
Mexico announced late Thursday afternoon that it is extraditing Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán to face federal charges in the U.S.
Over the past month, Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona have been attacked at levels of violence that were far greater than the agency had previously acknowledged. In one attack, an agent was nearly maimed.
Mexico will likely slow the pace of cooperation with the U.S. on immigration and drugs should the incoming Trump administration substantially expand the current border wall.
Mexico is considering its options should President-elect Trump make good on his threat to withdraw from the the North American Free Trade Agreement. President Enrique Peña Nieto said Mexico is willing to "modernize" NAFTA, not renegotiate from scratch.
Senator John McCain expressed skepticism about overhauling trade policy with Mexico and called for increased surveillance along the border during a visit to Mexico City on Tuesday.
The U.S. Border Patrol must improve conditions in its holding cells throughout Arizona, a federal judge ruled late Friday.
Maricopa County isn’t the only county in Arizona to switch political parties in its top law enforcement official. Mark Napier beat out appointed Sheriff Chris Nanos.
Mexican authorities, in collaboration with American counterparts, have launched a website to help small business owners report corrupt government officials.