Part 1: Refugees from Central America are pouring into the United States, a trend from 2014 that seems to be growing along the U.S.-Mexico border again this year. Many of them are children, sent here alone.
Herold Demes was sentenced to one year probation and ordered to pay about $3,500 in penalties after he sold parts from Border Patrol vehicles on eBay.
Herold Demes was a mechanic employed by the Border Patrol in Tucson. Last May, a federal grand jury indicted him on a government theft charge.
The May 31 hearing follows a searing contempt ruling U.S. District Judge Murray Snow issued earlier this month, finding the sheriff intentionally violated court orders in a longstanding racial profiling case.
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.
In the past few months gangs have taken control of a town in one of the most remote parts of the Navajo Nation. Community leaders have asked the Navajo Nation Council for help.
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.
Joaquín Guzmán Loera, one of Mexico’s most notable druglords, might finally stand trial in an American court. Mexico has authorized his extradition to the United States.
Judge Murray Snow found Maricopa County Sheriff Arpaio in civil contempt of court, and concluded that Arpaio and others deliberately violated court orders, opening the possibility of a referral to a prosecutor to pursue criminal contempt charges. Here are 10 of Snow’s many findings from the 162-page ruling.
The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico wants the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to investigate 13 cases of alleged abuse by customs officers that include prolonged detention and invasive searches.