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Stories with subject: Border security
  • EU turns to Turkey to help manage its migration woes story has photos
    Updated: Nov-27-15 10:38 am

    BRUSSELS - Five years ago, Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi warned that millions of Africans wanted to come to the European Union and offered to make the continent's immigration problem disappear in exchange for billions of euros.

  • Thousands of children crossed US-Mexico border in October story has photos
    Updated: Nov-25-15 5:02 pm

    SAN ANTONIO - Nearly 5,000 unaccompanied immigrant children were caught illegally crossing the U.S. border with Mexico in October, almost double the number from October 2014, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection data.

  • As border checks return in Europe, economic costs loom story has photos
    Updated: Nov-25-15 1:48 pm

    LONDON - Queues, bottlenecks and security checks - their return in Europe could have a sizeable economic impact if they become entrenched in the wake of the attacks in Paris and the unprecedented flow of refugees from conflict zones like Syria.

  • Brazil auditor worried by border security for Rio Olympics story has photos
    Updated: Nov-25-15 1:23 pm

    RIO DE JANEIRO - A government watchdog said Wednesday that "flaws" in Brazil's border security are a "big concern" heading toward next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

  • Recent editorials from Texas newspapers 
    Updated: Nov-24-15 8:31 pm

    The Dallas Morning News. Nov. 23, 2015.

  • Arizona governor wants major new spending on border security story has photos
    Updated: Nov-23-15 5:18 pm

    PHOENIX - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Monday he wants the Legislature to approve "tens of millions of dollars" in new funding for a border security force made up of state police, a move intended to address border smuggling even as immigration and terrorism worries emerge as potent 2016 political issues.

  • Customs and Border Protection to hold open house in Dearborn 
    Updated: Nov-20-15 4:01 am

    DEARBORN, Michigan - An open house is scheduled at Henry Ford College in Dearborn for anyone interested in learning about the mission of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection or seeking a job with the agency.

  • EU security measures up for debate in wake of Paris attacks 
    Updated: Nov-19-15 1:18 pm

    BRUSSELS - France and Belgium will urge their European partners on Friday to tighten gun laws, toughen border security and choke off funds to extremist groups, a week after at least 129 people were killed in attacks in Paris. But at an emergency meeting in Brussels, European Union interior and justice ministers will not agree on any new measures that could be immediately introduced to restore calm among countries rattled by the coordinated strikes in the French capital.

  • Migrants fear Paris attacks have multiplied their woes 
    Updated: Nov-19-15 1:12 pm

    PRESEVO, Serbia - At the tender age of 16, Ahmad Fawad has three fears: He fears the Taliban gunmen who killed his family members in Afghanistan. He fears that once-welcoming European countries are shutting the doors after the carnage in Paris. And he fears that the very extremists who attacked his family at home are moving alongside him in the flow of humanity bound for Europe.

  • Tamale takedown: Traveler carried 450 illegal pork tamales story has photos
    Updated: Nov-18-15 3:59 pm

    LOS ANGELES - The contraband was carefully wrapped in corn husks and concealed in the luggage of a traveler when authorities moved in for a tamale takedown at Los Angeles International Airport.

  • Arizona panel directs cash for border fence to technology story has photos
    Updated: Nov-09-15 8:03 pm

    PHOENIX - Arizona lawmakers who hoped to build miles of fencing along the border with Mexico using millions of dollars in private donations are instead directing the money to buy equipment for a border sheriff's office after the state received just a fraction of the donations needed.

  • US border agency staff rejects body cameras 
    Updated: Nov-06-15 10:18 pm

    SAN DIEGO - Customs and Border Protection staff concluded after an internal review that agents and officers shouldn't be required to wear body cameras, positioning the nation's largest law enforcement agency as a counterweight to a growing number of police forces that use the devices to promote public trust and accountability.

  • US: No charges in death of Mexican man at California border 
    Updated: Nov-06-15 7:52 pm

    SAN DIEGO - The Justice Department will not bring criminal charges in the death of a man from Mexico who was shocked by U.S. border authorities with a stun gun five years ago, federal officials announced Friday in closing their investigation.

  • Rubio, Ryan back off comprehensive immigration overhaul story has photos
    Updated: Nov-04-15 5:23 pm

    WASHINGTON - Two of the Republican Party's rising young stars - House Speaker Paul Ryan and presidential hopeful Marco Rubio - made similar calculations on the way to political advancement: Both abandoned efforts to pass a comprehensive immigration overhaul.

  • Report: Border agents used stun guns on fleeing suspects 
    Updated: Oct-30-15 5:30 pm

    LOS ANGELES - U.S. border authorities fired stun guns at least 70 times over four years at people who were running away, even though there was no struggle or clear indication that agents were in danger, a newspaper reported Friday.