Federal Immigration Court Backlog Tops 500,000 Pending CasesThe Justice Department's Executive Office for Immigration Review said Wednesday there are now 500,051 pending immigration cases in the agency's courts.
Dallas Resident Caught With $1.6 Million Worth Of Meth At Texas BorderFederal officers in West Texas have seized more than $1.6 million worth of methamphetamine hidden in the rear tires of an SUV entering from Mexico.
Pope Concludes Mexico Trip With Visits To Prison, US BorderPope Francis wraps up his trip to Mexico on Wednesday with some of his most anticipated events: a visit in a Ciudad Juarez prison just days after a riot in another lockup killed 49 inmates and a stop at the Texas border.
U.S. Agents Round Up Central Americans Slated For DeportationA federal official says immigration agents conducted raids in several states over the weekend and detained 121 adults and children who have been slated for deportation.
Completing Border Wall Would Be Daunting TaskClose to the southern tip of Texas, a border wall suddenly ends. Its final post sits in a dry cornfield, half a mile from the nearest bend in the Rio Grande river, the actual border with Mexico.
Thousands Of Kids Crossed Mexico Border In OctoberNearly 5,000 unaccompanied immigrant children were caught illegally crossing the U.S. border with Mexico in October, almost double the number from October 2014, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection data.
Caught Border Immigrants Think They Can StayHundreds of immigrant families caught illegally crossing the Mexican border told U.S. immigration agents they made the dangerous journey in part because they believed they would be permitted to stay in the United States.
Artist Plans To Paint Border Fence 'Invisible'An artist is leading an effort to paint the fence dividing Mexico and the U.S. to make it blend in.
39 Undocumented Immigrants Found In Back Of Big RigA Watauga man faces federal smuggling charges after he was caught behind the wheel of a 18-wheeler full of illegal immigrants.
Perry Questions Border Wall PlansSpeaking on Wednesday at the Iowa State Fair, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry said that building a wall is not the best way to secure the U.S. border and halt illegal immigration.
Donald Trump To Visit Texas-Mexico Border ThursdayThe billionaire businessman and reality TV star, who has been dominating the GOP primary race since he announced his candidacy last month, will travel to Laredo, Texas on Thursday.
Is Texas Creating Its Own Border Patrol?Gov. Greg Abbott this month approved $800 million for border security over the next two years -- more than double any similar period during Rick Perry's 14 years in office.