| Jan 4, 2015
| 10:38 PM
Seizures of methamphetamine soared at the US-Mexico border during fiscal year 2014, accelerating a trend that began several years ago as new laws that limited access to the drug's chemical ingredients made it harder to manufacture it in the U.S.
| Jan 2, 2015
| 9:39 AM
Assaults against U.S. Border Patrol agents dropped again even as apprehensions of immigrants illegally crossing the border increased.
Figures from U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Border Patrol's parent agency, indicate that there were 373...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 4:30 PM
San Diego police are investigating the Christmas Eve death of a 40-year-old man during a struggle with border agents at the San Ysidro crossing.
The man, whose name was not disclosed, entered the United States from Mexico through the pedestrian...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 8:56 AM
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has a new mobile app that will tell travelers how long they'll have to wait in line at land border crossings to Mexico and Canada.
The app, announced Tuesday, won't necessarily make trips faster, but it can give you...
| Dec 17, 2014
A pending grant for the next fiscal year could expedite a U.S. Customs facility at the Boca Raton Airport by as much as six months.
Executive director Clara Bennett was notified of the pending $815,120 grant for 2015, not 2016 as expected from the...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 2:20 PM
Investigators are trying to learn the identity of a man from Haiti who drowned while coming ashore with a group of other people in what federal authorities called a smuggling operation.
Fort Lauderdale police on Thursday released a sketch of the man...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Carnival cruise ship passenger Isherman Tafari told agents he understood why someone might find his vacation unusual, records show.
After all, he just wrapped up an eight-day cruise by himself, visiting destinations in the southern Caribbean aboard...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 9:39 AM
As the Obama administration prepares to announce new curbs on racial profiling by federal law enforcement, government officials said Friday that many officers and agents at the Department of Homeland Security will still be allowed to use the controversial...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Arizona joined 17 other states suing the federal government and immigration agencies in U.S. District Court this week to derail President Obama's executive action deferring deportation for up to 5 million people.
Republican Gov. Jan Brewer released a...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Texas and 16 other states sued the federal government and immigration agencies in U.S. District Court on Wednesday to try to derail President Obama's executive action deferring deportation for up to 5 million people, arguing it was unconstitutional and...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 6:50 PM
For months, some conservative members of Congress and their allies have warned that people from the Middle East could use the Mexican border to gain illegal entry to the U.S. and pose a terrorist threat. Obama administration officials have said such a...