U.S. Border Patrol

U.S. Border Patrol patch.  (Associated Press photo)

Border Patrol Seeks More Female Agents

The U.S. Border Patrol is actively looking to increase the number of female agents in its ranks to help with the influx of women who are crossing into the country illegally.

12/08/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01:  'Documented' Writer and Director Jose Antonio Vargas during a Special Screening Of "Documented" Co-Hosted By Asia Society And MTV at Asia Society on May 1, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Anna Webber/Getty Images for Define American)

Journalist, Activist Detained By US Border Patrol In Texas

Prominent immigration activist and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, who has lived and worked in the U.S. without legal documentation for years, was detained by U.S. Border Patrol agents on Tuesday at a South Texas airport.

07/15/2014

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Teen Mom Endures Hunger, Lack Of Sleep & Violence To Get To Texas

Some unaccompanied minors have already arrived in North Texas and have been released to relatives or family friends until their day in court. This story details the trials and perils of a teenage girl and her one-year-old son.

CBSDFW.COM–07/07/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Border Sheriff Likens Influx Of Illegal Immigrants To Hurricane Katrina

Officials say that nearly a thousand illegal immigrants a day are crossing into Texas from Mexico, an anomaly that is now being compared to Hurricane Katrina.

06/11/2014

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Overrun By Immigrants, Border Agents Doing Paperwork Instead Of Patrolling

Influx of illegal immigrants is putting a major strain on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security causing agents to fill out paperwork, transport, feed and moving these folks around.

06/09/2014

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State Agriculture Leaders To Tour Border

Agricultural leaders from eight states far from the Mexican border are to join the Texas agriculture commissioner on a border security tour of the Rio Grande Valley.

05/21/2014

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Game Wardens Seize Nearly $4 Million Worth of Marijuana

A total of 409 bundles of marijuana weighing 4,719 pounds were recovered.

04/05/2013