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As temperatures soar, Border Patrol gives agents 'heat-stress kits'

As temperatures soar in the desert this summer, Border Patrol agents in Southern Arizona will carry "heat-stress kits" containing tools to help migrants suffering from heat-related illnesses. ... Read more»

Rapid migrant expulsions strain Mexican border community

This year Border Patrol agents have used a CDC public health order to rapidly expel thousands of migrants into Mexican border towns such as Sasabe, Sonora, which has little resources and infrastructure for migrants.... Read more»

Off-duty BP agent shoots man in hand during confrontation in Pinal County

An off-duty Border Patrol agent shot a man in the hand during a confrontation near a Pinal County subdivision Tuesday evening, authorities said. ... Read more»

Border Patrol agents in Nogales find second cross-border tunnel in less than a week

In less than a week, the number of cross-border tunnels discovered in a year rose to five after Border Patrol agents found another tunnel beneath the streets of Nogales. ... Read more»

Trump admin's 'Migrant Protection Policy' a study in irony at Az border

The Trump administration’s “remain in Mexico” policy for asylum-seekers has sparked a human-rights crisis that already has killed several people, and it’s getting worse, according to volunteers working in Mexican border towns and a recent report from a federal watchdog.... Read more»

New smuggling tunnel found in Nogales; 4th located in a year

Border Patrol agents and Mexico's Federal Police discovered yet another tunnel running under the streets of Nogales on Wednesday, the fourth found in the area in under a year. ... Read more»

5 rescued by Border Patrol in multiple incidents Monday

Five people activated rescue beacons in three separate incidents on Monday, said Border Patrol, including a Guatemalan woman traveling with her daughter. ... Read more»

'Dedicated' Border Patrol agent killed in Sells cycle crash

The cause of the motorcycle crash that killed Border Patrol Agent Manuel Alvarez, 37, remains under investigation, said Tucson Sector Chief Paul Beeson during a news conference Friday. ... Read more»

Border Patrol picks new chief for Tucson Sector

The Border Patrol has named a new head for the Tucson Sector, Chief Patrol Agent Richard A. Barlow, the agency said Monday.... Read more»