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

08/29/2014

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

Judge Denies Activist’s Request To Stop Government From Transporting Illegal Immigrants To Other States

A federal judge in Texas denied Wednesday a conservative activist’s request for an emergency stay to stop the government from transporting immigrants who entered the country illegally in South Texas to other states or releasing them on their own recognizance.

08/27/2014

Central American migrants walk towards the so-called La Bestia (The Beast) cargo train, in an attempt to reach the US border, in Apizaco, Tlaxcala state, Mexico on July 22, 2014.   (credit should read RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Mexico Officials Pull Off Migrants From Trains

U.S.-bound Central Americans are fleeing urban areas and hiking into the woods and low jungle for fear of being detained by Mexican officials rounding up migrants in southern Mexico.

08/26/2014

Several dozen soldiers deployed in the Rio Grande Valley are part of the up to 1,000 troops called up by Gov. Rick Perry last month. (David McNew/Getty Images)

First National Guard Troops At Texas-Mexico Border

Several dozen soldiers deployed in the Rio Grande Valley are part of the up to 1,000 troops called up by Gov. Rick Perry last month.

08/14/2014

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

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is testing his presidential prospects in New Hampshire as he defiantly dismisses a recent indictment and tries to convince voters that he's an improved version of the 2012 candidate who stumbled badly.  (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Perry Creates New PAC To Support GOP Candidates Nationwide

Gov. Rick Perry has created a new political action committee to support Republican candidates nationwide as he mulls a possible second presidential run.

08/05/2014

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal speaks during the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 29, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Jindal: ‘It’s Really Not That Complicated’ To Secure Border

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said he saw three groups of people try to illegally cross into Texas from Mexico when he traveled Monday to the border to get a closer look at the nation’simmigration crisis.

08/05/2014

Salvadorian immigrants just released from U.S. Border Patrol detention wait at the Greyhound bus station for their journey to Houston on July 25, 2014 in McAllen, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Immigrant Detention Center Has Hair Salon For Women

Federal immigration officials on Thursday sought to show the softer side of immigrant detention, complete with cartoon wall murals, stuffed animals, playgrounds, snacks and a hair salon at a South Texas facility that will house women and their children who crossed the border illegally.

08/01/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (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

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