U.S. Border Patrol

Four bodies were found east of the border city of Matamaros, near where three young Americans were reportedly abducted more than two weeks ago, a Mexican official said. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Agency: Women Can Help With Undocumented Females

The U.S. Border Patrol is seeking to increase the number of female agents in its ranks to help with the influx of undocumented women.

12/07/2014

Federal authorities say a drug suspect has died while in custody at a U.S. Border Patrol facility in Texas.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Man Dies In Border Patrol Custody In Texas

Federal authorities say a drug suspect has died while in custody at a U.S. Border Patrol facility in Texas.

10/18/2014

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

Rep. Randy Weber, T-Rep., says he witnessed the Texas Department of Public Safety seizing a jet ski that has been used as casual transportation for human traffickers, or coyotes, bringing illegal immigrants into the U.S. MARCOS MORENO/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Rep: DPS Seized Jet Ski Used To Bring Illegal Immigrants Into US

Rep. Randy Weber, T-Rep., says he witnessed the Texas Department of Public Safety seizing a jet ski that has been used as casual transportation for human traffickers, or coyotes, bringing illegal immigrants into the U.S.

07/26/2014

A U.S. Border Patrol agent says that the federal government is “completing the smuggling cycle” by bringing unaccompanied minors into the country “for free.”  (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Border Patrol Agent: US Government ‘Completing The Smuggling Cycle’ For Illegals

A U.S. Border Patrol agent says that the federal government is “completing the smuggling cycle” by bringing unaccompanied minors into the country “for free.”

07/11/2014

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)

US Border Patrol Has Made Nearly 160,000 Immigrant Arrests In South Texas Since Oct. 1

The U.S. Border Patrol has made more immigrant arrests in the Rio Grande Valley in less than eight months than it did in all of the previous 12.

05/30/2014

File photo of Border Patrol at the Texas-Mexico border. (credit: Getty Images)

Suicide, Allegations Stun Border Agent’s Family

Esteban Manzanares was working his regular day shift as a U.S. Border Patrol agent along the busiest stretch of Mexican border when a trio of Honduran immigrants spotted him and offered to surrender.

03/17/2014

File photo of prison. (credit: Getty Images)

Border Patrol Agent Accused In Fatal Shooting

Authorities are accusing a U.S. Border Patrol agent of leading deputies on a high speed chase after fatally shooting a Central Texas man who allegedly was having an extramarital affair with the agent’s wife.

01/02/2014

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)

Federal Report: Homeland Security Must Better Track Excessive Force Among Border Agents

A widely anticipated federal report released Tuesday on excessive force among U.S. border agents contained little discussion of use-of-force policies, but recommended improvements to training and the tracking of such allegations.

09/18/2013

File photo of a drug smuggling tunnel along the Mexican border. (credit: andy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Mexican Authorities Find Smuggling Tunnel Equipped With Electricity Near Border

Mexican authorities have discovered a sophisticated smuggling tunnel equipped with electricity and ventilation not far from the Nogales port of entry into Arizona, U.S. and Mexican officials said Friday.

12/28/2012

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