Part 3: The border Mexico shares with Guatemala has changed since Mexico began its southern border plan in 2014. A town that once symbolized the migrant trail is now emblematic of how migration routes have splintered and become more dangerous.
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.
Mexico's justice system has long been a pawn of the politically powerful. The problem persists even as the country transitions to a new judicial system that promises greater transparency.
The border city of El Paso, Texas has a policy that allows the city to jail people who can't pay their traffic fines. A lawsuit in federal court is challenging the policy, saying it violates a person's right to equal protection under the law.
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.
Democratic politicians in Texas and New Mexico have sent a letter to the El Paso local union saying they support the agents' wish to distance themselves from the national union's endorsement of Trump.
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.
For the first time in its history, the National Border Patrol Council has endorsed a presidential candidate during primary season.
Some members of Arizona’s business community are watching Trump anxiously as the state’s presidential primary approaches this Tuesday. They worry the Republican front runner’s rhetoric on immigration and Mexico could prompt a backlash, something Arizona has seen before.
Arturo Reyes Trujillo was sentenced to 262 months, nearly 22 years, in prison this week. He pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to cocaine trafficking and money laundering.