| 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...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The allure of South Florida as a destination for would-be migrants was underscored by tragedy once again over the last two days as officials recovered fatalities from the sea and on the beach.
"There is a lot of traffic out there right now," said...
| 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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Masked militias have arrived in South Texas with semiautomatic rifles and tactical gear, causing a stir not only in border communities, but among state officials.
News of the militias has spread at a time when the border has grown more militarized in...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:17 PM
A 27-year-old man tried to hang himself from the border fence in Calexico, authorities said Monday.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent near 1st Street saw the man scaling the fence with a rope on the Mexico side about 7 p.m. Sunday, the Press-Enterprise...
| Jul 19, 2014
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. International news took the headlines this week as thousands of Israeli troops, backed by tanks, warplanes and gunboats, pressed deeper into the Gaza Strip as Palestinian militants returned fire...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:59 PM
Bullhorns: written from interviews with Enrique and Rio Grande camp dweller Hernan Bonilla. Words agent shouted through the bullhorn: from Bonilla, confirmed by Enrique.
Lost phone numbers: from Deacon Esteban Ramirez Rodriguez of Parroquia de Guadalupe...
| 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...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:18 PM
The cells at the U.S. Border Patrol station were once again full, the air fetid with body odor. Women clutched babies in diapers, boys crowded the cell windows, and men were splayed shoulder to shoulder across the floors.
That's an improvement...