Four months ago, the Trump Administration announced a hardening of immigration law enforcement that seeks to punish people who try even one time to cross the border illegally. It’s a return to one of the most severe forms of deterring immigrants from making that crossing.
The country’s largest immigration agency spent millions of taxpayer dollars administering lie detector tests to applicants who had already admitted to committing crimes and did not qualify to become law enforcement officers.
Soccer legend Rafa Márquez and ‘banda’ music singer Julión Álvarez are accused of supporting the network of a drug kingpin.
An immigrant rights group charged that most complaints of abuse made against U.S.Border Patrol agents go unpunished. The Border Patrol's Tucson, Rio Grande and Laredo sectors carried the highest number of complaints against agents.
Two members of the Zetas drug cartel have been convicted of murdering an American federal law enforcement agent in Mexico.
Homeland Security is rolling out a series of digital towers along the U.S.-Mexico border. It’s part of a plan to secure the border that started in Arizona. Now the effectiveness of the towers is being questioned.
The U.S. Border Patrol is about to begin a hiring surge for thousands of agents and it’s planning to spend millions of dollars to bring them on board.
The Grand Canyon National Park has come up with a new plan for how to handle river operations. This comes 16 months after a federal investigation exposed a long pattern of sexual harassment.
The top two security officials from the United States visited Mexico City on Wednesday and met with President Enrique Peña Nieto to discuss how to address transnational organized crime, regional security and economic cooperation.
Experts say total dependency on employers — which provide food, shelter and transportation — leads to isolation, making workers vulnerable to abuse. Demand for migrant farmworkers has grown in recent years and stretched government resources to oversee the H-2A program.