Arrest shows challenge of keeping rogues off Border Patrol

HOUSTON (AP) — The arrest of a Border Patrol supervisor on allegations that he killed four women calls new attention to the agency's problems keeping rogue officers off its force as it faces intense p...

Experts disagree on whether Dallas officer could be credible

HOUSTON (AP) — A Dallas police officer's explanation that she killed a black neighbor who lived above her because she mistook his apartment for her own has been dismissed as implausible and self-servi...

Priest arrested in diocese of US cardinal leading pope visit

HOUSTON (AP) — As U.S. Catholic leaders head to the Vatican to meet with Pope Francis about a growing church abuse crisis, the cardinal leading the delegation has been accused by two people of not doi...

Experts: Legal status check systems can be easily exploited

MONTEZUMA, Iowa (AP) — The systems offered by the U.S. government to check the legal status of workers like the Mexican man now suspected of killing an Iowa college student can be easily exploited thr...

Tears, hugs and help: Church groups assist reunited families

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The immigrant parents arrived at Catholic Charities in white vans with their children, their paperwork and almost nothing else. They needed food, clothing, a place...

Reuniting separated families: Why is it taking so long?

HOUSTON (AP) — The Trump administration hit a court-ordered deadline Tuesday to return immigrant children under the age of 5 to their parents, forcing the government to undo many of the family separat...

Hunger, fear, desperation: What came of an ordinary ICE raid

COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — It had taken a decade for Brandon Tomas Tomas to establish a life in America: a wife, a steady job and five American-born children. It took 20 seconds for that life to be taken a...

Hunger, fear, desperation: What came of an ordinary ICE raid

COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — It had taken a decade for Brandon Tomas Tomas to establish a life in America: a wife, a steady job and five American-born children. It took 20 seconds for that life to be taken a...

Politicians visit border amid outrage on family separation

MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — Politicians and advocates flocked to the Mexican border to visit U.S. immigration detention centers and turn up the pressure on the Trump administration amid a growing uproar Mon...

Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of immigrant children wait in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered about are bo...

Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Hundreds of children are waiting away from their parents inside a Border Patrol holding facility in South Texas, with groups of 20 or more children to a single cage. There are bo...

US asylum seekers wait their turn on Mexican border

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The Trump administration's tough talk on immigration did not deter Telma Ramirez from making the trip from El Salvador to seek asylum in the United States. She...

What happened when Bush, Obama sent troops to Mexico border

HOUSTON (AP) — Since he launched his run for president, Donald Trump has said things about immigrants and the U.S.-Mexico border that no other U.S. president has. But now he's reached directly into hi...

In previous migrant surge, Texas sent troops to its border

HOUSTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's announcement that he wants to use the military to secure the U.S.-Mexico border echoes the response of Texas leaders during a surge of Central American children...

ACLU accuses US of broadly separating immigrant families

HOUSTON (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union filed a class-action lawsuit Friday accusing the U.S. government of broadly separating immigrant families seeking asylum. The lawsui...