Defense officials say the Department of Homeland Security has asked the Pentagon to fund the construction of 270 miles of border wall this year as part of a counter-drug effort.
A 14-year-old boy has been arrested at a California border checkpoint of Mexico with three bundles of crystal methamphetamine strapped to his body, authorities said.
A Tucson woman faces 18 months in prison on wire fraud convictions in a case involving false claims made in connection with legal representation of people in immigration cases.
A Phoenix man who rolled his truck during a high-speed chase trying to escape law enforcement with 11 immigrants on board was sentenced to 6 1/2 years in federal prison in the death of one migrant, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Arizona said Wednesday.
A U.S. judge ruled Monday that the Trump administration is operating within its authority when separating families stopped at the Mexico border, rejecting arguments that it was quietly returning to widespread practices that drew international condemnation.
Officials say they made nearly 41,000 arrests or detentions of people on the Mexico border last month. That's down 5% from the nearly 43,000 arrests in November and down 72% from a 13-year high of 145,000 in May.
Wednesday’s ruling lifted a lower court’s order blocking the Trump administration from using the funds along the southern border.
A man convicted of shooting a U.S. Border Patrol agent nine years ago in a case that exposed a botched federal gun operation known as “Fast and Furious” was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison.
The U.S. Border Patrol has started collecting DNA samples of people in custody at the border.
Civil rights groups and lawmakers were demanding information from federal officials following reports that dozens of Iranian-Americans were held up and questioned at the border as they returned to the United States from Canada over the weekend.
An American 13-year-old was shot and killed by Mexican gunmen as their family returned to United States.
An undocumented immigrant, once convicted of manslaughter was caught trying to cross the border near Nogales. He previously spent five years in prison and since then, Border Patrol agents say he has attempted to cross the border multiple times.
Authorities are expanding a program known as Remain in Mexico that requires tens of thousands of asylum seekers to wait out their immigration court hearings in Mexico. Until this week, the government was driving some asylum seekers from Nogales, Arizona, to El Paso, Texas, so they could be returned to Juarez.
The mayor of the border city of Yuma, Arizona has withdrawn his city’s state of emergency that was declared in response to this year’s migrant crisis at the southern border -- saying that the crisis has diminished in recent months.
The Suffolk County District Attorney's Office announced Friday the takedown of 96 members of the MS-13 gang and their associates.
Maria is the only living relative to the 6-year-old girl she's raised as her own. After a gang killed all of their relatives, she brought the girl to the U.S. to ask for asylum. But the government took the girl from Maria, sending her to a shelter more than 2,000 miles away, because Maria isn't her biological mother.
Officials with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement say they have found a drug tunnel along the U.S.-Mexico border in Nogales.
"Bulder is the first K-9 to be killed in the line of duty. Bulder died a hero and he and his partner saved other agents on scene from injury and possibly death."
The driver who allegedly sped through an immigration checkpoint in southern Arizona and leading authorities on a 50-mile pursuit that reached 110 mph on Interstate 10 remains in federal custody.
New Jersey lawmakers have passed legislation to allow immigrants who cannot prove they're in the country legally get driver's licenses.