A 27-year-old Ohio man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for kidnapping a 14-year-old girl from North Texas. Stephan Cox was also sentenced to 25 years in prison on two counts of sexual assault of a child and was fined $10,000.
A co-leader of a Dallas-based human smuggling ring has been sentenced to six years in prison for helping slip immigrants through West Texas.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials plan to unveil a new system to shorten the time it takes for people to be processed at ports of entry.
A police officer from the violent border city of Ciudad Juarez who fled to the U.S. along with his wife and children is asking for asylum in a Dallas immigration court.