Border Patrol

The government recorded 307 deaths in the 2014 fiscal year that ended in September, the lowest number since 1999. (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Border Deaths Drop To 15-Year Low

Border Patrol says more immigrants turned themselves in to authorities in Texas and fewer took their chances with the dangerous trek across the Arizona desert.

10/23/2014

File photo of border control. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Border Patrol Agent Indicted In Laredo

A Laredo-based Border Patrol agent has been charged with harboring and concealing illegal immigrants.

10/03/2014

Immigrants who have been caught crossing the border illegally are housed inside the McAllen Border Patrol Station in McAllen, Texas where they are processed on July 15, 2014. (credit: Rick Loomis-Pool/Getty Images)

Officials: 54-Year-Old Mexican Immigrant Hanged Himself At Border Patrol Station

Border Patrol officials say a 54-year-old Mexican man apparently hanged himself at a Border Patrol station in South Texas.

09/08/2014

Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants after a foot chase on July 25, 2014 near Falfurrias, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Border City Mayor: ‘We Sacrifice Privacy An Awful Lot Down Here For The Security That This Nation Needs’

Not long ago, the U.S. Border Patrol was the only law enforcement agency monitoring the mesquite thickets and sugarcane fields along the Rio Grande, and an agent’s challenge was to distinguish between an exhausted immigrant and a threat.

09/07/2014

File photo of border control. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Border Patrol Agent Fires At Armed Militia Member

Agents were chasing a group of immigrants when one saw the armed militia member and opened fire but did not hit the man.

08/29/2014

Central American immigrants await transportation to a U.S. Border Patrol processing center after crossing the Rio Grande from Mexico into the Texas on July 24, 2014 near Mission, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Texas Relaxes Standards For Immigration Shelters, How Much Space Each Child Needs

Overwhelmed by the arrival of thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children, the state of Texas relaxed its standards for the shelters that house them, easing rules governing how much space each child needs and what kind of facilities they should have.

08/06/2014

File photo of the Texas border. (credit: Getty Images)

Woman Sues Border Patrol Agent Accused Of Assault

A woman who says she was sexually assaulted by a Border Patrol agent guarding her at a South Texas hospital has filed a federal lawsuit against him, alleging he violated her constitutional rights.

07/30/2014

File photo of a gavel. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Immigrant Woman Claims Border Patrol Agent Sexually Assaulted Her

A woman who says she was sexually assaulted by a Border Patrol agent guarding her at a South Texas hospital has filed a federal lawsuit against him, alleging he violated her constitutional rights.

07/30/2014

Immigrants who have been caught crossing the border illegally are housed inside the McAllen Border Patrol Station in McAllen, Texas where they are processed on July 15, 2014. (credit: Rick Loomis-Pool/Getty Images)

Border Resident: ‘We’re Being Invaded’

Gov. Rick Perry is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border over the next month to combat what he said Monday were criminals exploiting a surge of children pouring into the U.S. illegally.

07/22/2014

Immigrants who have been caught crossing the border illegally are housed inside the McAllen Border Patrol Station in McAllen, Texas where they are processed on July 15, 2014. (credit: Rick Loomis-Pool/Getty Images)

Border Patrol: Agents Have Detained Fewer Immigrant Children Over Past 10 Days

The U.S. Border Patrol has detained fewer unaccompanied children entering South Texas illegally in the past 10 days, agency officials said Thursday.

07/18/2014

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