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TUCSON - The chief of the U.S. Border Patrol's Tucson Sector says there's a response plan ready in case organized crime violence wracking northern Mexico spills over the border.
TUCSON - U.S. Border Patrol agents have been busy rescuing illegal border crossers after they've become severely dehydrated while trying to cross the harsh Arizona desert.
A sad day for not only Arizonans but for all Americans. Another heroic U.S. Border Patrol agent was killed in the line of duty. Words of condolence to the family of officer Brian Terry seem so inadequate at this time. The agents of the U.S. Border Patrol perform the front-line defense of America’s borders. Theirs is a thankless job. They are reviled and demeaned by the left-wing liberals as racist bigots. Yet I, as a Mexican-American, have only been treated with courtesy and respect whenever I have crossed back to the United States.
WASHINGTON - The Bush administration will deploy more than 500 additional Border Patrol agents to Arizona to deter illegal immigrants from crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, officials said Tuesday, even as a self-appointed civilian group was preparing to launch its own patrols.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent killed after being struck by a fleeing vehicle along the border in southeastern California was identified Sunday as a 32-year-old husband and father of two.
Two Border Patrol agents assigned to southern Arizona are suing the agency, accusing its Tucson sector chief of illegally retaliating against them for publicly exposing illegal practices.
FORT HANCOCK, Texas — After a bad day on the job as a Border Patrol agent, Eddie DeLaCruz went home and began discussing with his wife how to celebrate her upcoming birthday. Then he casually pressed his government-issued handgun under his chin and pulled the trigger.
NACO, AZ - Authorities say a U.S. Border Patrol agent died after a shooting near Naco, Ariz. early Tuesday morning.
TUCSON -- Authorities say a U.S. Border Patrol agent who was shot in the ankle by assailants south of Tucson has undergone successful surgery.
The US Border Patrol is using the Subway Fit 500 Nascar race as a recruiting platform by sponsoring a race car and setting up a booth for fans.
SAN DIEGO -- A U.S. Border Patrol agent was shot to death in a remote area of San Diego County as he tracked suspected illegal immigrants or drug smugglers, authorities said Friday.
While America is sharply divided over how to shape U.S. immigration policies, the vast majority of us instinctively know that no one should sneak into the country illegally and the U.S. Border Patrol should play a vital role in securing our borders while protecting us from foreign terrorists and criminals.
YUMA - The U.S. Border Patrol says they've seized 940 pounds of marijuana after an agent monitoring a camera near Yuma spotted men emerging from a drainage pipe.
TUCSON - A U.S. Border Patrol program intended to jail all illegal border crossers captured in southern Arizona may be scaled back because of a lack of jail space, attorneys, law enforcement officers and judges.
NACO - Investigators were scouring the Naco, Arizona area Wednesday following the death of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Nicholas Ivie.
TUCSON, Ariz. — The U.S. Border Patrol says agents have arrested 14 illegal immigrants from China near the southern Arizona town of Sasabe since Monday.
TUCSON - Federal prosecutors say a U.S. Border Patrol agent has pleaded guilty to smuggling more than 3,000 pounds of marijuana into the country in his government vehicle.
WASHINGTON — A group of House Republicans say Border Patrol agents should be granted direct control over U.S. borders, even on federal lands managed by other agencies.
TUCSON -- Motorcycles, all terrain vehicles and other equipment has been presented to Mexican authorities by the U.S. Border Patrol.
TUCSON — Federal officials say agents in the U.S. Border Patrol's Tucson sector have seized a record 1 million pounds of marijuana, with an estimated street value of $800 million, so far this fiscal year.
TUCSON - An illegal immigrant attempting to cross into the United States broke her leg and was rescued by Border Patrol agents using all-terrain vehicles.
TUCSON - A spokesman for the U.S. Border Patrol says agents have rescued a man who fell into an abandoned mine shaft in southern Arizona.
DOUGLAS - Authorities say a U.S. Border Patrol agent shot and seriously wounded a suspect near Douglas Thursday morning.
YUMA Border Patrol agent David Zahn's experience shows as he winds his dirt bike around orange cones on a rocky training course. Two colleagues have a steeper learning curve, one of them stalling repeatedly and the other finding his groove after riding tentatively at first.
TUCSON - U.S. Border Patrol agents have seized a record amount of marijuana in Arizona during the first 11 months of the fiscal year, which comes to a close at the end of September.