Border Control

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 06:27
The new Republican governor, Greg Abbott, this month approved $800 million for border security over the next two years — more than double any similar period during Perry's 14 years in office.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 06:59
This time last year, migrants from Central America were streaming into the United States, creating a problem for border communities. With far fewer people reaching American soil this year, it is tempting to conclude that the crisis is ebbing. That would be a mistake. Thousands of desperate Central Americans fleeing violence, poverty and, in some cases, persecution, are continuing to embark on perilous journeys north.
Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 07:00
Egypt is looking to buy $100 million worth of surveillance and monitoring equipment from the United States in order to monitor is volatile border with Libya, according to the US government.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 06:32
After decades of forbidding foreign law enforcement officers from carrying weapons on Mexican soil, the Mexican government is on the verge of allowing U.S. agents to carry guns in places where they help speed the flow of goods between the two countries.
Monday, June 8, 2015 - 06:44
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing in Texas after it was struck by gunfire from the Mexican side of the border Friday.
Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 06:21
Mexico has made an important step in improving cross-border trade by allowing armed U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents to work within its borders.
Monday, May 18, 2015 - 11:07
Saudi-led coalition air strikes targeting Shia rebels have resumed in the southern port city of Aden after the end of a five-day humanitarian ceasefire, Yemeni security officials and witnesses said.
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 06:50
Senior security and immigration officials have expressed confidence that this summer will not see a repeat of past year massive crossings by unaccompanied Central American children: a result which officials attribute to a successful campaign in Central America to persuade would-be migrants that even if they reach the US, they will have little prospect of remaining.
Friday, April 24, 2015 - 07:16
There won't be nearly as many immigrant children who cross the border on their own this summer as there were last year, top officials say.
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 11:55
Recognizing the important contributions of the five Central Asian republics to broader regional stability, an interagency team will visit Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan for bilateral consultations on Afghanistan, April 20–24.