Wisconsin farmers say the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown is making it harder to find workers for one of the state’s largest industries and the core of its Cheesehead identity, dairy production.
For the first time, U.S. immigration officials are seeking to deport children who have received a special status for vulnerable migrants and are in the final stages of getting their green cards.
For decades, California’s Emerald Triangle has provided cover for the nation’s largest marijuana-growing industry. But its forests also hide secrets, among them young women with stories of sexual abuse and exploitation.
Prosecutors are compiling a growing dossier on Eduardo Luna, identified as an alleged former member of the powerful Gulf Cartel.
The brother of a U.S. Border Patrol agent charged with capital murder in an alleged Mexican drug cartel hit struck a surprise deal last week to help prosecutors build their case against his siblings.
In a historic rebuke of the private prison industry, the U.S. Department of Justice today announced plans to eliminate the use of private prisons to incarcerate federal inmates.
The Bureau of Prisons has notified one of the country’s leading private prison companies, Corrections Corporation of America, that a troubled federal prison the company operated for 16 years will be closed down.
The selection of Mark Morgan, a career FBI official, to run the 20,000-strong force sends a clear message: The Border Patrol has a culture problem that needs to be fixed.
In recent years, Customs and Border Protection has turned to polygraph tests and behavioral research to weed out criminals in its ranks. But whether corrupt agents really are caught and punished remains an open question.
One striking hallmark of border corruption cases is how often the drift into illegal behavior begins with family considerations or entanglements.
The circumstances of their crimes differ, but prosecutors say defendants in 140 cases have something in common: The corrupt actions they’re accused of weakened the U.S. borders and ports of entry they were assigned to protect.
Raquel Esquivel and Diego Esquivel both ended up in federal prison. That’s one of the risks when a Border Patrol agent gets involved with a drug smuggler.