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File photo of marijuana. (credit: LUIS ROBAYO/AFP/Getty Images)

Border Patrol: $5 Million Of Marijuana Seized In South Texas

The U.S. Border Patrol says its agents have seized more than $5 million worth of marijuana in various seizures since the start of this month.

03/04/2015

U.S. Border Patrol agents take undocumented immigrants into custody on July 21, 2014 in McAllen, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Checkpoints, More Troopers In Sweeping Texas Border Bill

New highway checkpoints and putting retired police officers on duty are part of a sweeping Texas border security bill that Republicans on Monday said would ramp up enforcement as promised under new Gov. Greg Abbott.

03/02/2015

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Border Patrol Officer Charged With Bribery

A South Texas border officer has been accused of letting drug-hauling vehicles pass in deals allegedly done via cellphone.

12/16/2014

The new MQ-9 Predator B, an unmanned surveillance aircraft system, unveiled by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), takes off at Libby Army Airfield at Ft. Huachuca on Oct. 30, 2006 in Sierra Vista, Ariz. (credit: Gary Williams/Getty Images)

US Government Patrolling Nearly Half Of Mexican Border By Drones Alone

The U.S. government now patrols nearly half the Mexican border by drones alone in a largely unheralded shift to control desolate stretches where there are no agents, camera towers, ground sensors or fences, and it plans to expand the strategy to the Canadian border.

11/13/2014

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Customs Finds 34 Pounds Of Heroin

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials say they have seized $1.5 million worth of heroin and cocaine from a man crossing the border into Texas.

10/16/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents chase undocumented immigrants through ranchland on July 25, 2014 near Falfurrias, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

National Guard: Length Of Border Mission A First

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.

08/05/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents take undocumented immigrants into custody on July 21, 2014 in McAllen, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

No Unaccompanied Migrant Kids Remain In Nogales

Arizona border officials say no unaccompanied child immigrants apprehended in Texas remain at a Nogales facility.

07/23/2014

Perry: Legal Bills Will Be Paid Using Campaign Funds, Not Taxpayer Dollars  (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Gov. Rick Perry Tells Hispanic Group To ‘Secure’ Border

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.

07/19/2014

President Barack Obama speaks with Texas Gov. Rick Perry after arriving on Air Force One at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Austin, Texas, on May 9, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS News: Perry To Sit Down With Obama For ‘Substantive Meeting’

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.

07/08/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents escort a group of undocumented immigrants into custody with helicopter support from the U.S. Office of Air and Marine on May 20, 2013 near the U.S.-Mexico border in Havana, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Officials: More Than 1,100 Immigrant Children Being Housed At Fort Sill

Federal officials say the number of immigrant children being housed at a temporary facility in Fort Sill has topped 1,100.

07/03/2014

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