INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents earlier this month seized nearly $650,000 in counterfeit merchandise coming into Minnesota from Canada, including hundreds of hoverboards.
Solar-powered towers let agents watch the international line in real time.
Views on border strike force, prayers after shootings, success in Foothills schools.
The Cochise County Sheriff's Office will get $219,000 as the first recipient of funds from the Border Security Trust Fund.
Statements on inaction on median proposal, border security bill, police retirement benefits.
Readers respond to climate-change letter, Obama Keystone veto, reasons for bad roads.
Letters on hunger in the U.S., rescued javelina, John McCain protest.
Proposal adds fencing and roads, waives environmental laws far from international line.
Letters on free speech, Super Bowl numbers, Netanyahu visit, vacant school buildings.
Federal authorities are dropping charges against a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer.
Central American migrant crisis revives the border security issue for Arizona politicians.
You arrive at the store, money in hand and ready to spend, and are confronted by an hours-long line just to get to the door. Once you reach the entrance, a security guard asks why you want to come in, where you're coming from and could she check your pockets before letting you through.
Over the years, the border fence in Nogales, Ariz., has been reinforced or rebuilt in a number of ways to deter people from crossing illegally.
The following editorial appears in Sunday's Washington Post:
A strong guest-worker program would bolster border security, Sen. Jeff Flake told Hispanic business leaders Monday.
PHOENIX - State senators on Tuesday voted to give police new power to use against those who trespass on private property.
PHOENIX - Arizona Republicans say they don't need to change their stance on immigration or even their message to attract the Latino voters who largely defected last year.
The University of Arizona's Science and Technology Park hopes to parlay its partnership with the U.S. arm of an international defense systems giant into a role as a testing and evaluation center for border security technologies.
Sean Pender, center, explains DRS Technologies' surveillance test tower during a border technology showcase at the UA Science and Technology Park. DRS will build and test the towers there if it wins a competition with other defense contractors for a federal contract to provide them.