The U.S. government has halted flights home for Mexicans caught entering the country illegally in the deadly summer heat of Arizona’s deserts, a money-saving move that ends a years-long experiment that cost taxpayers nearly $100 million.
According to the second installment of a PBS documentary, "Crossing The Line," many of the agency's employees are falling short of their stated ideals.
The Obama administration is moving to shut down nine Border Patrol stations across four states, triggering a backlash from local law enforcement, members of Congress and Border Patrol agents themselves.
Mexican officials condemned a fatal, cross-border shooting of a Mexican citizen by U.S. Border Patrol agents that took place on Saturday, July 7.
Brenda Vázquez was born in Texas. On her way back from Mexico, though, she told border patrol agents she was in fact born in Mexico. Now she is not allowed to return to the U.S.
Sixteen members of Congress are demanding that the federal government investigate the death of Anastasio Hernandez Rojas, an undocumented immigrant who tased and beaten by U.S. Border Patrol agents.
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency is ramping up its use of fancy technology to monitor the nation's borders again -- this time by opening up Washington's airspace to two unmanned Predator drones.
Federal prosecutors said Friday there was insufficient evidence to pursue charges against a U.S. Border Patrol agent in the shooting death of a 15-year-old Mexican national in 2010.
Eight people have been killed in brutal interactions with U.S. agents along the border in the past two years, according to a new PBS segment set to air Friday.
The federal government is turning to Mexican and Central American media outlets to warn potential migrants of the dangers of trying to enter the U.S. illegally, the Los Angeles Times reports.
A Republican Congressman is challenging the Department of Homeland Security on its reporting of illegal migrants crossing into the U.S. through the Mexican border.
Border Patrol agents have racked up daily overtime at a cost of about $1.4 billion in the past six years while the number of arrests of illegal border crossers has fallen to the lowest level in nearly 40 years.
The U.S. Border Patrol is moving to halt a revolving-door policy of sending migrants back to Mexico without any punishment.
A year and a half after deploying National Guard troops to counter illegal immigration on the Southwest border, the DHS told Congress Tuesday they are cutting the number of troops and changing their mission.