5 Charged In 'Smuggling Scheme' After SUV Crash Involving Border Patrol Leaves Immigrants DeadInvestigators said the vehicle was carrying 14 people and traveling more than 100 mph when it lost control and overturned.
Border Patrol Official: Young Girls Illegally Entering US Given Birth Control, Plan BAs the national debate over immigration reform reaches a crescendo, horrific stories about the plight facing children coming illegally into the U.S. are emerging from an unlikely source.
'It's Called Good Police Work': Sheriff Defends Border Patrol, Deputy Chase That Ended In Crash, Killing 5 ImmigrantsA vehicle carrying undocumented immigrants flipped Sunday, ejecting 12 people and killing at least five in south Texas, Dimmit County Sheriff Marion Boyd said.
Border Agent Shoots, Kills Undocumented Woman In TexasAn undocumented immigrant was shot and killed Wednesday by a Border Patrol agent in Rio Bravo, Texas, according to US Customs and Border Protection.
ACLU Calls Greyhound Buses 'Rolling Traps,' Asks Company To Stop Immigration Agents From Questioning PassengersIn a letter sent to Greyhound Lines, the ACLU mentions an incident during which CBP agents told an L.A. man they stopped him because his "shoes looked suspicious," as if belonging to someone who had just crossed the border.
As California Legalizes Pot, Laws Collide At US CheckpointsCalifornia legalizes marijuana for recreational use Monday, but that won't stop federal agents from seizing the drug — even in tiny amounts — on busy freeways and backcountry highways.
Border Patrol Seizes Nearly 100-Pound Pot Bundle Launched Over AZ Border FenceBorder Patrol agents in southern Arizona seized a nearly 100-pound bundle of marijuana after spotting it flying over the border fence.
Border Patrol: Family, Kid Arrests At Border Soar 52 PercentThe U.S. Border Patrol arrested nearly 10,000 unaccompanied immigrant children and families caught illegally crossing the border with Mexico in August, a 52 percent jump from August 2014, according to statistics published by the agency Monday afternoon.
3 Arrested In 2 Separate Attempts To Enter US Illegally Via Jet SkiFederal authorities arrested suspects in two separate attempts this week to illegally enter the U.S. by jet ski near Southern California beaches, according to officials.
2 Arrested On Suspicion Of Smuggling Man Hidden Inside Modified Fuel Tank Into USAuthorities Thursday announced the arrest of two people who are accused of smuggling a man into the U.S. inside of a modified fuel tank.
Some Mexicans To Be Given Another Chance To Stay In U.S.Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Mexicans who were expelled from the country by immigration officials in Southern California will be allowed to return for a chance to make their case to stay in the United States, the American Civil Liberties Union said.
ACLU Sues For Records On Border Patrol's 'Roving' AgentsThe American Civil Liberties Union sued the Border Patrol's parent agency Tuesday for records on its activities away from the nation's border with Mexico.