border patrol

Border fence near DeConcini crossing at Arizona-Mexico border in Nogales, Arizona
© Nick Oza, Nick Oza/The Republic
June 24, 2019 - 4:27 pm
AJO, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say another military service member assigned to help secure the U.S.-Mexico border has died in southern Arizona. Officials at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado, said in a statement that the military service member with the Southwest Border Support...
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U.S. Border Patrol Agent walks between vehicles outside the Central Processing Center in McAllen, Texas
AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File
May 29, 2019 - 1:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol said Tuesday it's working to hire additional staff to manage the processing of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Officials said the aim is to take the burden off uniformed agents, who can then go back into the field. Border resources are stretched thin as...
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immigrants crossing border illegally
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
March 20, 2019 - 11:30 am
EL PASO, Texas (KFTK) — Early Tuesday morning, U.S. Border Patrol agents caught more than 400 individuals who were illegally crossing the southern U.S. border near El Paso, Texas. The hundreds of immigrants encountered agents in two waves. The first group of 194 people was apprehended at about 2:45...
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