Border Patrol

Overcrowded Border Patrol Facility Set To Close

(CNN) - A Border Patrol facility synonymous with overcrowding is getting facelift. The central processing center in McAllen, Texas is slated to close this spring for a construction project expected to last at least 14 months. Officials promise renovations…

U.S./Mexico Border Arrests Drop In September

El Paso, TX (KFOX) - U.S.-Mexico border arrests, which are used as a measure of illegal crossings, continued to drop in September. The drop represents a steady decline in arrests since the high earlier this spring, when the Trump…

Border Patrol Arrests Drop In August

(CNN) - Preliminary data shows that U.S. Border Patrol arrests are down. According to a Border Patrol source, around 51,000 people along the U.S.-Mexico border were arrested in August. In July, they were around 72,000. Homeland Security acting secretary…

Border Patrol Facilities 3K Over Capacity

(CNN) - Border Patrol facilities are bursting at the seams. As of Tuesday morning, the Department of Homeland Security says there are more than 12,000 migrants in custody at the U.S. Mexico border. The agency can only hold and…

564 Border-Crossing Deaths Missing From Border Patrol Figures

(CNN) - The Border Patrol apparently failed to count hundreds of migrant deaths from California to Texas. CNN looked at official records and identified at least 564 more deaths of people crossing illegally than the Border Patrol's tally of 5,984.…

'Build the wall' takes back seat to rebuilding after Harvey

HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government carefully designed a path of least resistance to building a border wall in Texas, picking a wildlife refuge and other places it already owns or controls to quickly begin construction. All it needed was…

Twitter Sues Feds not to Disclose User Info

(CNN) - Twitter has filed a lawsuit to block the Trump administration from forcing it to reveal the personal information of a user. That user has criticized the administration, particularly the Border Patrol and Immigration and Customs Agencies. U.S. Customs…