WASHINGTON — In an effort to speed up inquiries into Border Patrol agents, the agency overseeing them will criminally investigate officers suspected of excessive use of force and other abuses, its leader said Thursday as he announced changes to the agency’s response to such allegations.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Border Patrol will begin testing body-worn cameras on agents next month, the head of its parent agency said Thursday, a step toward seeing if the technology should be used in the field as the government seeks to blunt criticism about agents’ use of force.
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.
Lawmakers need to move from generalizations to specifics in defining what a secured border must look like, Arizona's former attorney general said.
Key elements of the Border Patrol's strategic plan to secure the border with Mexico are not in place, including specific timelines and resources needed by the agency to provide the security, according to a new federal report.
SAN DIEGO — The U.S. government began flying Mexican deportees home today in a two-month experiment aimed at relieving Mexican border cities overwhelmed by large numbers of people ordered to leave the United States, some of whom fall prey to criminal gangs.
WASHINGTON - The Republican-controlled House approved a bill Tuesday that would allow the Border Patrol to circumvent more than a dozen environmental laws on all federally managed lands within 100 miles of the borders with Mexico and Canada.
Barber, Kelly and Manolakis quotations from last night's Congressional District 8 debate.