Border patrols

January 13, 2018 - 5:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan agreement among a handful of senators to prevent deportation of hundreds of thousands of young immigrants includes a pathway to citizenship that would take up to 12 years. The Associated Press on Saturday obtained details of the deal that includes $1.6 billion for...
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In this Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 photo, a border patrol agent stops a vehicle at a checkpoint in Pine Valley, Calif. California legalizes marijuana for recreational use on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, but that won't stop federal agents from seizing small amounts on busy freeways and backcountry highways. Marijuana possession will continue to be prohibited at eight Border Patrol checkpoints in California, a reminder that state and federal law collide when it comes to pot. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat)
December 27, 2017 - 12:16 pm
PINE VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — California legalizes marijuana for recreational use Monday, but that won't stop federal agents from seizing the drug — even in tiny amounts — on busy freeways and backcountry highways. Marijuana possession still will be prohibited at eight Border Patrol checkpoints in...
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December 22, 2017 - 2:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is developing an expanded training program for local Kurdish and Arab border guards in Syria, the top U.S. commander for the Middle East said, to help head off the "significant risk" of Islamic State fighters regrouping in the country. It's an effort that could...
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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2017, file photo a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent escorts an immigrant suspected of crossing into the United States illegally along the Rio Grande near Granjeno, Texas. The U.S. government posted a seventh straight monthly increase in people being arrested or denied entry along the Mexican border, erasing much of the early gains of President Donald Trump's push to strengthen border security. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, file)
December 15, 2017 - 7:51 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. government on Friday announced a seventh straight monthly increase in people being arrested or denied entry along the Mexican border, erasing much of the early gains of President Donald Trump's push to tighten the border. Denials of entry for people at official crossings...
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In this photo taken Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, in Nogales Mexico, crosses with the names of migrants who have died on the northbound journey to the United States. The federal government on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, issued its most complete statistical snapshot of immigration enforcement under President Donald Trump, saying Border Patrol arrests plunged to a 45-year low while arrests by deportation officers soared. (AP Photo/Anita Snow)
Patrick Gentry
December 05, 2017 - 1:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Border Patrol arrests plunged to a 45-year low, but detentions by deportation officers away from the U.S.-Mexico border soared during President Donald Trump's first months in office, as his efforts to overhaul the nation's immigration system took effect. In all, the Border Patrol...
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December 04, 2017 - 10:59 am
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's state security court convicted four Syrians on Monday of helping Islamic State militants carry out a 2016 car bomb attack that led to the closure of the Syrian-Jordanian border. The court sentenced one defendant to death and three to life in prison with hard labor. The...
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November 30, 2017 - 9:29 pm
VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff who was among the first people to reach two badly injured U.S. Border Patrol agents said he thinks they may have been sideswiped accidentally by a tractor-trailer, not attacked, as President Donald Trump and some others have suggested. The injured agents were...
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FBI Special Agent in Charge of the El Paso field office Emmerson Buie Jr. speaks during a press conference at the FBI field office, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in El Paso, Texas, about the death of a border patrol agent and the severe injuries of a second agent. FBI officials said Tuesday that officers are investigating the incident as a “potential physical assault” on federal officers, but said there are several scenarios that might have led to the agents’ injuries. (Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP)
November 21, 2017 - 7:13 pm
DALLAS (AP) — An FBI official said Tuesday that the bureau is investigating the death of a border patrol agent and severe injuries to another as "potential assault," but he wouldn't rule out that they could have been hurt in some other way. Special Agent in Charge Emmerson Buie Jr. said during a...
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November 20, 2017 - 10:16 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A U.S. official with knowledge of the investigation into the death of a border patrol agent said Monday that the surviving agent who radioed in for help doesn't remember what happened. The official, who was briefed on the investigation but is not authorized to speak publicly and spoke...
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November 20, 2017 - 9:40 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the death in Texas of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent (all times local): 8:15 p.m. A U.S. official with knowledge of the investigation into death of a border patrol agent says the surviving agent who radioed in for help doesn't remember what happened. The...
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