Border Patrol May Loosen Polygraph Hiring RequirementThe U.S. Border Patrol's parent agency could exempt many veterans and law enforcement officers from a requirement that new hires take a lie detector test. The idea is part of a proposal to add 5,000 agents.
Cuban Man Imprisoned For Impersonating US Border Agent In TexasProsecutors say a Cuban man living in South Texas must serve 18 months in a U.S. prison for impersonating a Border Patrol agent to scam other immigrants.
Release Sought For Ex-Con Immigrant Who Asked For Protection OrderIrvin Gonzalez is in the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service while she faces a federal charge of illegal re-entry into the United States.
Supreme Court Hears Case Of Mexican Teen Slain Across BorderThe Supreme Court is taking up an appeal from the parents of a Mexican teenager who was killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent. The case could help define when foreigners outside the U.S. have access to American courts.
Supreme Court Hears Case Of Boy Slain Across BorderSixty feet and the border separated the unarmed 15-year-old Mexican boy and the U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed him with a gunshot to the head early on a June evening in 2010.
Border Patrol Agent Convicted Of Aiding Drug CartelA jury in South Texas has acquitted a U.S. Border Patrol agent of murder, but convicted him of aiding organized crime in a drug-related case that left a man decapitated.
Border Patrol Chief Out Day After Trump Border Fence DecreeThe chief of the Border Patrol has left the agency that's in charge of securing America's borders with Mexico and Canada.
Trump's Wall Met With Skepticism Along BorderTo many people along the Mexican border, President Trump's executive order Wednesday to build a wall seemed more like a symbolic and worrisome gesture of a new chapter in international relations.
A Look At Border Security, Fencing As Trump Announces WallPresident Donald Trump announced his long-awaited plan Wednesday to build a wall on the 1,954-mile U.S. border with Mexico, calling for its "immediate construction" to stop the flow of smuggling and drugs.
Officials: 150 US Border Agents Being Sent To South TexasFederal officials say 150 Border Patrol agents will be deployed to South Texas from Arizona, California and elsewhere to help process a spike in immigrants who have been apprehended after illegally entering the U.S.
Trump's Win Raises Stakes And Maybe Border Wall In Texas Texas didn't change with Donald Trump on the ballot. But the differences could be dramatic with him in the White House.
Visa Overstays Get Little Attention In Border Security DebateHomeland Security says 527,127 people who were supposed to leave the country in 2015 overstayed, more than the population of Atlanta. And that was only those who entered by plane or ship, not on land.

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