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.


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Houston Police Nab 14 Suspected In US Illegally

A report of a pickup truck with a flat tire has led Houston police to 14 people believed to be in the U.S. illegally.


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

Agents Find Six Men Hiding In Pickup Truck Fuel Tank

Federal agents say they have found six men hidden in a pickup truck fuel tank at an immigration checkpoint in South Texas.


File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Complaints Allege Sex Abuse At Immigration Lockup

Attorneys have filed complaints with federal immigration officials alleging sexual abuse and harassment at a South Texas immigration lockup that houses women and their children.


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Militia Members Arrested Over Handgun Incident

Two militia members have been arrested over a handgun incident.


Women and children sit in a holding cell at a U.S. Border Patrol processing center after being detained by agents near the U.S.-Mexico border on Sept. 8, 2014 near McAllen, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Immigrant Children Begin School At Federal Immigration Jail

In one classroom monitored by security cameras, third- and fourth-graders read in Spanish from a short story about mice.


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.


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.


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.


Central American immigrants sit atop the so-called La Bestia (The Beast) cargo train, in an attempt to reach the Mexico-U.S. border, in Arriaga, Chiapas state, Mexico on July 16, 2014. (credit: ELIZABETH RUIZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Mexico Cracking Down On Central Americans Riding ‘The Beast,’ Sending Them To Deportation Centers

Mexico’s largest crackdown in decades on illegal migration has decreased the flow of Central Americans trying to reach the United States, and has dramatically cut the number of child migrants and families, according to officials and eyewitness accounts along the perilous route.




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