The U.S. Border Patrol unveiled its first national strategy in eight years. The new approach took more than two years to develop, and is more targeted at constantly evolving threats.
A Texas state senator took issue with a top agricultural official’s characterization of the entire Mexican border as a war zone run by drug smugglers.
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will spend a second day reviewing border protection operations in the Rio Grande Valley.
The U.S. Border Patrol is moving to halt a revolving-door policy of sending migrants back to Mexico without any punishment.
When the number of National Guard troops stationed at the Mexican border is reduced next year, their duties are expected to shift from being on the border to flying above it.
A Border Patrol agent in Texas captured a 6-foot boa constrictor that officials believe someone had as a pet, but dumped when it got so big.
The second unmanned aircraft to patrol the Texas-Mexico border has arrived at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is ready to ramp up deployment of motion-triggered cameras in what it hopes is another tool to monitor the state’s 1,254-mile border with Mexico.
Members of a task force made up of federal and local authorities found about 50,000 rounds of ammunition beneath the bed of a pickup that was awaiting export to Mexico from Brownsville.
In an effort to stem the illicit flow of weapons into Mexico, the Justice Department announced Monday that all gun shops in four Southwest border states will be required to alert the federal government to frequent buyers of high-powered rifles.
Technology to replace a now defunct virtual fence project at the Mexican border likely won’t be fully in place for at least another decade, maybe longer, according to the Government Accountability Office.
Federal authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old Eagle Pass drug suspect, allegedly by a U.S. Border Patrol agent.