U.S. Border Patrol

Move-over law violation turns into a felony pot bust

A Cutler Bay man’s failure to move over for an emergency vehicle as required by state law escalated quickly from a traffic citation to felony drug …

Cannabis Industry

Trump Administration Turns ICE Into Tool for Political Repression

Immigration and Customs Enforcement appears to be escalating its targeting of immigrant rights activists for deportation.<p>Since President Donald Trump …

Immigration

As Shutdown Looms Over Immigration, Trump's Rejection of Refugees Could Have Global Domino Effect

As Senate Democrats say they'll vote against a government spending bill that fails to protect DACA recipients, setting up a potential government …

Liberal View

Trump's Numbers

<b>Summary</b><p>Now that President Donald Trump has been in office for one day shy of a full year, it’s time to take a look at how well his boasts — and his …

Economy

Border Patrol accused of vandalizing water aid stations in the desert

CORONADO NATIONAL FOREST, Ariz. — U.S. Border Patrol agents' destruction of potentially lifesaving water aid stations in the Arizona desert is "widespread and routine," according to a report published Wednesday by a humanitarian group.<p>Tucson-based No More Deaths accused border agents of kicking, …

Immigration

Detained UC Berkeley student granted bond

An immigration judge on Wednesday ordered a UC Berkeley student who has been held by immigration authorities near San Diego for nearly three weeks to …

Immigration

Berkeley student in immigration detention misses first day of classes

A UC Berkeley student missed the first day of spring classes on Tuesday because he is in a San Diego immigration detention facility.<p>Border Patrol …

Immigration

Trump keeps calling the Southern border ‘very dangerous.’ It is — but not for Americans.

“The border” is an evocative concept. A majority of Americans do not live near it, and their encounters with the roughly 2,000 miles that separate the United States and Mexico have mostly been art emphasizing lawless badlands — in the form of Cormac McCarthy books and films such as “No Country for …

Immigration

Report: Border Patrol Systematically Destroys Food and Water Aid for Migrants

Two humanitarian groups claim in a new report that U.S. Border Patrol agents are repeatedly destroying or otherwise vandalizing water, food, and …

Immigration

U.S. Border Patrol Agents are Systematically Destroying Food & Water Left Behind for Migrants in the Desert

Most people would think that food and water left behind in the desert would be destroyed by weather or wild animals but according to a report by humanitarian groups in most cases, Border Patrol agents were to blame.<p>MORE: President Trump Calls African Countries, Haiti, and El Salvador 'Shithole' …

Immigration

U.S. Border Patrol Systematically Destroyed Water Supplies Left for Migrants in Desert, Report Says

A new report says that humanitarian groups working along the U.S. border with Mexico have documented the systematic destruction of thousands of jugs …

Immigration

Arizona group: Border agents ruined migrant provisions

Some Border Patrol agents have slashed and emptied the water bottles that a humanitarian aid group leaves at a desert camp for migrants illegally …

Immigration

U.S. Border Patrol Regularly Destroys Water & Supplies Meant To Save Migrants From Dying, Report Says

A new report alleges that U.S. Customs and Border Protection is making it harder for potential undocumented immigrants to make the journey across …

Immigration

Border Patrol agents deliberately destroy humanitarian supplies to harm immigrants, new report finds

U.S. Border Patrol agents actively impair humanitarian efforts along the southern border, a report published Wednesday revealed. The report — …

Immigration

Border Patrol arrests 4 in migrant smuggling case in Arizona

The U.S. Border Patrol says it has arrested four people suspected of being involved in a migrant smuggling attempt in Arizona.<p>Agents from the Tucson …

Immigration

Stopped for a python show on South Beach, this immigrant now faces deportation

Penelope the python and her owner, Maria Valdez Moreno, were familiar figures on Ocean Drive, coaxing tourists to pay $10 to pose for photos with the …

Immigration

Father, son with DACA detained on Greyhound bus by Border Patrol in Spokane

9 Hours Ago<p>A Washington family fears they might lose a father and husband if he's deported back to Mexico. Our affiliate KOMO News reports.<p>Sergio …

Immigration

Morning Report: A Border Agent Opens Up

Border Patrol agent Chris Harris stands next to a stormwater runoff channel that goes under the U.S.-Mexico border fence. / Photo by David MaungThe …

San Diego

Border Patrol arrests fugitive wanted for kidnapping

U.S. Border Patrol agents patrolling in Boulevard this week discovered one of three people they had arrested was wanted for kidnapping in Mexico.<p>On …

Immigration

Man charged with killing wife in Lake Erie wants Pa. charges dropped because body was found in NY

ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- A man accused of shooting his wife and tossing her into Lake Erie and then reporting she'd accidentally fallen overboard from his …

Crime

Fugutive Kidnapper Wanted in Mexico Nabbed by U.S. Border Patrol Agents

Share This Article:<p>A man wanted in Mexico for kidnapping was captured by U.S. Border Patrol agents patrolling in backcountry, officials announced …

San Diego

The Voice of Border Patrol Agents Tries to Keep His Head Straight as the World Changes

United States Border Patrol agent, Chris Harris, stands on a hilltop overlooking the U.S.-Mexico border fence, right, on November 14, 2017, in San …

Immigration

Officials ID Woman Killed in Crash With Border Patrol

Family members and friends are mourning the death of a Chula Vista woman who was killed Tuesday in a traffic collision involving a U.S. Border Patrol …

Crime

He was deported after killing a woman in a crash. He just tried to get back in, police say

Alejandro Pardo-Castro was in the United States illegally when he hit a woman on a motorcycle with his pickup truck, police say.<p>Pardo-Castro hit …

Crime

Trump wants to remove these immigrants. An ugly bit of history tells us what it could do to the economy

It isn’t cited much in contemporary debate, but one enormous, racist episode in U.S. history could forecast the potential economic fallout of the Trump administration’s decision to terminate the residency permits of those granted Temporary Protected Status (TPS) in the United States.<p>Between 1929 …

Immigration

Under Trump, 40% Fewer People Have Been Caught Illegally Crossing U.S. Border

Illegal crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border dropped significantly last year with numbers from the Department of Homeland Security showing a 40 …

Immigration

Trump’s border wall cost is 0.0338 percent of federal spending, says new analysis

President Trump has proposed spending $18 billion over the next decade to construct a new and improved border wall between the U.S. and Mexico. While …

Immigration

Why We Should Rethink How We Talk About "Alien" Species

In a trend that echoes the U.S.-Mexico border debate, some say that calling non-native animals “foreigners” and “invaders” only worsens the …

Ecology

DHS: Border apprehensions down 40 percent in Trump's first year

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Tuesday released its final border apprehension numbers for calendar year 2017, showing a 40 percent drop …

Immigration

Driver dies in crash with border agent

EASTLAKE, Calif. – A driver died after colliding with a U.S. Border Patrol agent’s vehicle in Eastlake early Tuesday morning, police said.The two …

Chula Vista