The commander overseeing 1,000 National Guard troops being sent to the Rio Grande Valley says the open-ended mission is a first for the reserve military force.
Arizona border officials say no unaccompanied child immigrants apprehended in Texas remain at a Nogales facility.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry took his border security criticisms to an audience of Hispanic ministers in San Antonio, telling them the federal government should put more Border Patrol troops on the ground and drones in the air to secure the Texas-Mexico border.
After turning down “a quick handshake on the tarmac” with President Barack Obama, Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas, will sit down with the president for a “substantive meeting” on Wednesday.
Federal officials say the number of immigrant children being housed at a temporary facility in Fort Sill has topped 1,100.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske says a new international media campaign will be aimed at slowing illegal immigration.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says he wants to know why the immigrants he turns over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement keep coming back.
When authorities found an 11-year-old Guatemalan boy’s body about a mile from Texas’ southern border, they also discovered his brother’s Chicago phone number scribbled on the inside of his belt buckle.
A shift by immigrant smugglers to target the tough-to-defend U.S.-Mexico border in southernmost Texas has accelerated this year as the Border Patrol scrambles to shift its resources from states further west, according to an internal agency report obtained by The Associated Press.
A load of kitchen parts has yielded more than 2 tons of smuggled marijuana during an inspection at a Texas border crossing.