U.S. Border Patrol

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

File photo of the Mexico border. (credit: Getty Images)

Texas Woman Barred From U.S. After She Denied Citizenship

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.

06/04/2012

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