| 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...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 12:20 PM
The family of a Mexican man who was shot and killed by U.S. Border Patrol agents two years ago has filed a civil rights lawsuit alleging that the agency sanctioned an unbridled use of deadly force in response to rock throwing.
The suit, filed...
| 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...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 2:48 PM
A U.S. Border Patrol agent fired several rounds toward an armed militia member in Texas, reigniting concerns among law enforcement officials about conflicts with untrained and unregulated volunteers who have arrived at the Mexican border in the wake of...
| 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...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:11 PM
– On Sunday morning, Ronnie DelBacco will be standing alongside a road in Salisbury Township, awaiting a bus.
The Lehigh Valley Tea Party chairman can't say for certain if a bus or another vehicle will be arriving with some of the more than 57,...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 12:02 PM
The mayor of Murrietta, which has seen protests in recent days that prevented federal officials from housing some immigrant detainees at a facility there, defended his town's response to the issue.
Mayor Alan Long said on CNN Sunday that residents are...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:44 PM
President Obama asked Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency funding Tuesday to help confront what he called an “urgent humanitarian situation”: the unprecedented influx of children and teens arriving without parents on the Southwestern...
| Jul 9, 2014
Lake Shore Drive was a parking lot, and the car radio was blaring with the voices of small-town Californians angered by the arrival of busloads of children who'd surreptitiously slipped into the United States. Either experience would have been...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Empty energy drinks and rusted baby formula cans litter the moss-covered banks of the Lempa River near this country's northern border, marking the trails where, until recently, migrants — some of them children — made their way into Guatemala...