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.
Two more Texas abortions clinics are closing because of new restrictions placed on the facilities by the Republican-controlled Legislature.
A bus passenger in South Texas has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for trying to smuggle methamphetamine across the border in a shampoo bottle.
It seems like the Texans right tackle position is somewhat cursed these days.
Mexico has agreed to release more water into the Rio Grande for use by agriculture and other interests on the Texas side of the river, according to the international commission that arbitrates water-rights disputes between the two neighbors.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says a new congressional budget should eliminate the need to furlough or cut overtime hours for border agents.
Mexican drug cartels whose operatives once rarely ventured beyond the U.S. border are dispatching some of their most trusted agents to live and work deep inside the United States — an emboldened presence that experts believe is meant to tighten their grip on the world’s most lucrative narcotics market and maximize profits.
When a regional manager for the Mexican Gulf cartel moved his operation to a more lucrative territory on the border, he took along not only his armored trucks and personal army, but also his department heads and a team of accountants.