| Jun 15, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The surge in Central American children illegally entering the United States in recent weeks can’t be solved through enforcement alone, and it is striking pain in the hearts of Border Patrol agents, says a Democratic congressman.
U.S. Rep. Henry...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:18 AM
A man charged in the murder of Brian A. Terry, a U.S. Border Patrol agent whose death was at the center of the Operation Fast and Furious investigation, has been returned to the United States and is scheduled to appear in federal court on Wednesday,...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Immigrant youths covered the dirty concrete floors of the Border Patrol holding cells here, sprawled shoulder to shoulder and draped in grubby Red Cross blankets, enveloped in a haze of sweat and body odor.
Groups of girls and boys stared out the...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:03 PM
It was a bloody confrontation more than three years ago in the desert brush of Arizona about 11 miles from the border with Mexico. When it was over, U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry was dead and two weapons found at the scene would shine a light on...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 7:09 PM
Facing pressure to address a widening crisis on the Southwest border, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to detain, process and ultimately deport the growing numbers of Central American children and families who already are...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Latinos have for years made up one of the largest and fastest-growing groups in the country.
They have also long been one of the most underrepresented minority groups in the federal workplace.
Now a new effort is underway — at the highest...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Just when I thought there'd be a solution to illegal immigration, there's a horror story like the one about the U.S. holding thousands of children who crossed the border illegally for deportation ("Feds look to Baltimore to shelter immigrant children,"...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:01 PM
For many of us, September brings renewed optimism and a return to productivity. What does it mean in Washington?
Through a summer of political and global crises, we've looked for congressional action and presidential involvement — and looked and...
| 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...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:56 PM
SIMSBURY — Five members of the Meriden SWAT team crawled under electrically-charged wires, climbed onto a teammate's back to get over a 6-foot barrier, then knocked down a wooden door as part of the 10th Annual CT SWAT Challenge.
| Aug 13, 2014
| 7:13 AM
A 41-year-old driver faces possible criminal charges after U.S. Border Patrol agents in San Ysidro discovered two Mexican nationals dead in the trunk of his car, which officials referred to as a "smuggling incident."
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection...