New Border Wall To Go Up In 3 South Texas Counties Next YearThe U.S. government has awarded three contracts worth more than $812.6 million for construction of about 65 miles of new border wall along the lower Rio Grande in South Texas.
Journalists Allowed Into Troubled Migrant Detention CenterU.S. officials opened a Texas Border Patrol facility to journalists on Wednesday, offering a first inside glimpse of the station since migrant children reported living there in squalid conditions with inadequate food, water and sanitation.
El Paso Police Find 4 Found Dead In Waterway Near US-Mexico BorderEl Paso police say four men were found dead Monday in an irrigation canal that diverts water from the Rio Grande to west Texas and New Mexico.
Supreme Court Will Hear Case Involving Mexican Teen Shot By Border Patrol AgentCan the family of a Mexican teenager shot and killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent sue for damages? That's the question the Supreme Court will soon try to answer.
Agents Find 3-Year-Old Migrant Boy Alone Near Texas BorderU.S. Customs and Border Protection said late Tuesday that the boy's name and phone numbers were written on his shoes when agents found him that morning.
AP: Border Agents Using Firearms, Less-Lethal Force At Lower RateThe decrease comes as fewer people are crossing the border illegally and after the agency overhauled how force should be deployed at the border.
US Is Preparing To Begin Building Part Of Texas Border WallLast March, Congress approved more than $600 million for 33 miles of new barriers in the Rio Grande Valley.
Texan Busted With $1M In Cocaine During Traffic StopSheriff's deputies in Mississippi arrested a Texas man and seized more than $1 million in cocaine during a traffic stop.
Border Patrol Orders Medical Checks After Second Child Dies In CustodyU.S. Customs and Border Protection has ordered medical checks on every child in its custody after an 8-year-old boy from Guatemala died, marking the second death of an immigrant child in the agency's care in December.
2nd Child Dies In Immigration CustodyU.S. Customs and Border Protection promised "an independent and thorough review of the circumstances."
US Sued For $60 Million After Infant In Detention Later DiedYazmin Juarez's 1-year-old daughter, Mariee, died in May.
Agents At Texas Port Of Entry Seize $2M In Packaged CocaineAgents inspecting a truck at a South Texas border entry point have seized more than $2 million worth of cocaine wrapped in about 100 packages.
DHS To Waive Laws For New Border Gates In South TexasThe U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Tuesday that it will waive environmental laws so it can build gates between sections of border barriers in South Texas.
Texas Supreme Court To Hear Sex Offender Law ChallengeThe Texas Supreme Court will consider a challenge to the state's retroactive sex offender laws that some say unfairly stack new punishments on those convicted in plea deals.
Exhibit Showcases Images Of Mexico Border Walls, FencesThe U.S. border wall with Mexico is frequently in the news, but few people have a chance to visit it up close, or to see details of the various sections.