Border Patrol

Jeh Johnson (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Homeland Security reviewing border use-of-force

WASHINGTON (AP) — New Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is reviewing the department’s use of force policies, a Homeland Security official said Friday. The official said Johnson has been reviewing the rules about when border […]

02/28/2014

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Data: Texas had most Border Patrol arrests in 2013

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Central American immigrants crossing into the United States illegally in South Texas drove an increase in Border Patrol apprehensions last year, according to data released Friday by U.S. Customs and Border […]

01/17/2014

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Temperature to soar across Arizona, West this week

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona is in the grips of a dangerous heat wave that could send temperatures soaring to 118 degrees by the weekend in Phoenix, creating ripe conditions for wildfires and forcing the Border […]

06/25/2013

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Under pressure, Border Patrol now counts getaways

CAMPO, Calif. (AP) — As federal lawmakers demand border security measures, and assurances that massive spending increases have yielded results, an old enforcement technique is getting fresh attention.

04/21/2013

Wounded border agent released from hospital

NACO, Ariz. (AP) – Investigators were scouring a rugged area near the U.S.-Mexico line looking for evidence in the fatal shooting of a Border Patrol agent. Nicholas Ivie and a colleague were on patrol in […]

10/03/2012

Border Patrol's latest tool: deterrence (video)

(AP) — The Border Patrol is trying to end the “revolving door” for illegal migrants crossing from Mexico. Now, migrants face a range of consequences – including jail time.

09/10/2012

Border Patrol halts Mexico flights

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – The U.S. government has halted flights home for Mexicans caught entering the country illegally in the deadly summer heat of Arizona’s deserts, a money-saving move that ends a seven-year experiment that […]

09/10/2012