| Sep 25, 2014
| 10:52 PM
A U.S. Border Patrol agent surrendered Thursday to face felony charges of assaulting a 14-year-old boy at the Nogales Border Patrol station for having a cellphone while in detention.
Aldo Francisco Arteaga of Tucson was fingerprinted and photographed at...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 5:11 PM
A federal judge ruled Thursday that the name of a Border Patrol agent who shot and killed a Mexican teenager through the border fence will be made public as part of a lawsuit by the boy’s mother.
The agent’s lawyers argued that his name be...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 4:30 PM
To the editor: The Times fails to point out the fundamental reason for the 14th Amendment's birthright citizenship provision, which was to allow the children of slaves born in America to become citizens. It has nothing to do with illegal immigrants. ("The...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Concerned about unaccompanied children from Central America who have surged into the U.S. illegally this year, Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday approved legislation providing $3 million in legal aid for them.
More than 60,000 unaccompanied children from...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Ten people from four different countries were in federal custody after a suspected human-smuggling boat arrived on shore of the wealthy town of Manalapan early Monday, according to border authorities.
The migrants, none of whom had any documentation to...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Eric H. Holder Jr. is stepping down as the nation's 82nd attorney general after more than five tumultuous years. He leaves a legacy that will be praised by liberals and excoriated by conservatives. Here are some of the key points and issues of the...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 8:41 PM
California Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday signed legislation to provide $3 million in legal aid for the thousands of unaccompanied minors from Central America who have flooded into the U.S. illegally this year.
The Democratic governor also approved a...
| Sep 13, 2014
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week marked the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people at the World Trade Center, Pentagon and on Flight 93....
| Sep 9, 2014
Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in California, where the wilderness near Yosemite National Park's iconic Half Dome has been completely evacuated as a wind-driven wildfire continued to spread through the area Tuesday. The Meadow fire, last measured...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Civil rights attorneys are trying to block the federal government from permanently sealing the name of a U.S. Border Patrol agent who opened fire north of the border, killing a Mexican teenager who was on Mexican soil nearly two years ago.
| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:42 PM
We've seen many political figures contort their words and parse their actions. Comes with the territory. So we're not 100 percent shocked by President Barack Obama's decision to delay taking executive action on immigration.
Not shocked, but mystified by...