Border patrols

November 05, 2017 - 11:17 am
PHOENIX (AP) — When U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivered his get-tough-on-immigration speech in the border city of Nogales early this year, he promised a "new era" in immigration enforcement. Six months later, some of those promises are taking shape in federal court, but through the...
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November 03, 2017 - 6:57 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union says the U.S. government has released to her family a 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who was detained by border agents after surgery because she is in the U.S. without legal permission. The ACLU and U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro said in statements...
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November 03, 2017 - 2:20 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Eight Iranian border guard members have been killed during clashes with militants near the border with Turkey, state TV reported Friday. Iribnews.ir reported that the clashes took place near Chaldoran, some 865 kilometers (or 530 miles) northwest of the capital Tehran, in the...
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October 31, 2017 - 5:05 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union sued the U.S. government Tuesday to demand that it release a 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy detained by Border Patrol agents after surgery because she is in the U.S. without legal permission. The ACLU filed a lawsuit in federal court in San...
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October 26, 2017 - 3:41 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who entered the United States from Mexico without permission a decade ago is potentially facing deportation after having to cross a Border Patrol checkpoint in South Texas for emergency gallbladder surgery, a family lawyer said Thursday...
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Crews work on a border wall prototype near the border with Tijuana, Mexico, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, in San Diego. Companies are nearing an Oct. 26 deadline to finish building eight prototypes of President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
October 20, 2017 - 12:09 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The last two of eight prototypes for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall took shape Thursday at a construction site in San Diego. The prototypes form a tightly packed row of imposing concrete and metal panels, including one with sharp metal edges on top. Another has a...
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October 16, 2017 - 8:23 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities in Mexico have arrested the final of seven defendants accused in the killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent whose death exposed a bungled federal gun operation, the U.S. Attorney's Office said. Jesus Rosario Favela-Astorga was arrested Saturday without incident and faces...
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October 02, 2017 - 8:58 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's top domestic security agency says one Russian border guard has been killed in a shootout with two men who tried to cross into Ukraine. The FSB said in a statement Monday the two men on Saturday opened fire when the officer who approached them in a Russian village that borders...
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CORRECTS TO REMOVE REFERENCE OF FOOD CART- Military grade vehicles travel west on the east bound lanes of Interstate 10 in north Vidor, Texas, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. While several parts of the city are flooded, the northern side received extensive damage. (Guiseppe Barranco/The Beaumont Enterprise via AP)
September 01, 2017 - 3:01 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Depression Harvey (all times local): 9:55 p.m. Authorities are raising Harvey's death toll to 39 almost a week after the storm slammed into the Texas coast. Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences spokeswoman Tricia Bentley said Thursday night that the...
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CORRECTS TO REMOVE REFERENCE OF FOOD CART- Military grade vehicles travel west on the east bound lanes of Interstate 10 in north Vidor, Texas, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. While several parts of the city are flooded, the northern side received extensive damage. (Guiseppe Barranco/The Beaumont Enterprise via AP)
August 31, 2017 - 10:59 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Depression Harvey (all times local): 9:55 p.m. Authorities are raising Harvey's death toll to 39 almost a week after the storm slammed into the Texas coast. Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences spokeswoman Tricia Bentley said Thursday night that the...
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