U.S. Border Patrol
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.
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.
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.
A 20-year-old native Texan says she’s barred from re-entering the country after she denied, under grilling by the U.S. Border Patrol, that she was a U.S. citizen.
A lawyer for the family of a 15-year-old Mexican boy killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent in 2010 says they will press on with their lawsuit against the agent despite U.S. prosecutors’ decision not to charge him.
Federal officials are making an Air Force base near San Antonio the temporary home of 100 unescorted children stopped by the U.S. Border Patrol because a network of contracted shelters is overwhelmed with more kids than it can accommodate.