FBI Veteran To Lead U.S. Border PatrolFBI veteran Mark Morgan was named Monday as head the U.S. Border Patrol, a departure from the historical practice of picking someone who has risen up through the agency's ranks.
Color Index For U.S. Border Security Is RejectedFive years ago, Homeland Security dropped its color-coded terror threat index developed after the 9/11 attacks amid widespread confusion and ridicule. So what did it do when tasked in 2014 with measuring security along the country's borders?
Border Patrol Agent Pleads Not Guilty In Decapitation DeathA U.S. Border Patrol Agent accused in the death of a man whose decapitated body was found floating near Texas' South Padre Island has pleaded not guilty in the case.
Border Patrol Union In Texas Backs Out Of Meeting With Donald TrumpA border patrol union has backed out of a meeting with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, but the billionaire businessman is charging ahead with plans to visit the U.S. Mexico border Thursday.
Border Patrol Seeks More Female AgentsThe 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.
Journalist, Activist Detained By US Border Patrol In TexasProminent 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.
Teen Mom Endures Hunger, Lack Of Sleep & Violence To Get To TexasSome 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.
Border Sheriff Likens Influx Of Illegal Immigrants To Hurricane KatrinaOfficials 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.
Overrun By Immigrants, Border Agents Doing Paperwork Instead Of PatrollingInflux 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.
State Agriculture Leaders To Tour BorderAgricultural 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.
Game Wardens Seize Nearly $4 Million Worth of MarijuanaA total of 409 bundles of marijuana weighing 4,719 pounds were recovered.