A state committee on border security has decided to empty out its coffers and ask the Legislature to dissolve the task force.
This year, five journalists have been killed in Mexico as a result of their work, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. The U.S. Embassy in Mexico is becoming a more active advocate for freedom of the press.
Public health, school officials and politicians from different regions of the U.S.-Mexico border said Wednesday that immigrants in their communities have been adversely affected by immigration policies implemented by President Donald Trump’s administration.
While conversations to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement or NAFTA continue, energy trade between Mexico and the U.S. keeps expanding. And this Wednesday, an American company opened the first fully private gas station in Mexico.
Apprehensions at the U.S. border dropped significantly in the fiscal year 2017, while interior immigration arrests rose sharply, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Authorities have increased the reward for information that helps solve the mystery of what happened to two Border Patrol agents near Van Horn, Texas.
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.
A U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent shot and killed a suspected undocumented immigrant in the mountains southwest of Tucson Wednesday after the man attacked the agent’s partner and got control of their weapon, federal authorities say.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Arizona Congresswoman Martha McSally both are calling his death a murder.
President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon was in Tucson on Saturday night where he spoke at an event commemorating the death of a Border Patrol agent in 2010.