Members of the Arizona Legislature's border security advisory committee want the state to begin building a mile of fencing along the border with Mexico even though it has raised only a fraction of the needed money.
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach — perhaps the most ardent immigration hardliner among Republican officials — succeeded in convincing his party to get tougher on illegal immigration.
The American Civil Liberties Union said Thursday that border inspectors have used excessive force and performed humiliating body searches on travelers entering the United States from Mexico.
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.
The historic wave of migration from Mexico to the United States, which over four decades brought 12 million immigrants to the country, has come to a standstill.
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.
State legislation proposing to establish an armed, volunteer militia to patrol the Arizona-Mexico border for undocumented immigrants and drug traffickers will be debated by the full House.
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.
Even as crossings slow to their lowest rate in four decades, politicians continue their tough talk and policies on immigration.
Inspired by John Leguizamo’s one-man Broadway show, Freak, Brooklyn-based performing arts activist and educator, Yadira De La Riva, decided to write her own story for the stage.
The remains of at least 6,000 migrants have been found in U.S. desert land since U.S.-Mexico border policies were implemented in the 1990s and many are due to harsh desert elements.
Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa picked tomatoes, shoveled sulfur and scraped fish lard before becoming one of America's most respected neurosurgeons.