| Jul 17, 2014
| 1:57 PM
A Honduran man accused of killing his girlfriend in Louisiana and fleeing to Texas with three of their five children had recently crossed into the U.S. illegally but was released by border authorities on a promise to reappear in immigration court,...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Gaylord Palms' holiday ICE attraction will have a "Nutcracker" theme in 2014.
The Kissimmee hotel's annual ice-sculpture event will feature scenes inspired by the ballet, known for the sugar plum fairy and the mouse king. ICE will also have four ice...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:57 PM
A 31-year-old man arrested at Los Angeles International Airport with a hollowed-out surfboard containing nearly seven pounds of cocaine was sentenced Monday to five years in federal prison.
Jesse Edgardo Herrera, of Pomona, pleaded guilty in May to...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 9:10 PM
Orange County will halt its practice of holding inmates who have been marked for possible deportation beyond the length of their jail terms, falling in line with Los Angeles and other counties.
The county made the decision earlier this month in response...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 1:49 PM
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) said she isn't hopeful that immigration reform will pass after she visited a Border Patrol facility in Brownsville, Texas, on Saturday.
Pelosi and three other Democratic members of the House -- Filemon...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:00 AM
His wife calls him an egotist, NASA calls him a genius, and his friends call him a sore loser and insufferable winner.
Bob Farquhar says they're all right.
"I not only want to get things done, I want to be in your face at the end," the 82-year-old...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:35 PM
Amid rising concern over a surge of young immigrants crossing the border illegally, flag-waving protesters blocked three busloads of detainees in Riverside County on Tuesday, preventing them from reaching a Border Patrol processing station in Murrieta....
| Apr 5, 2014
| 5:30 AM
The two new tunnels discovered this week along the San Diego-Mexico border mark the sixth and seventh cross-border passages that authorities have located in the last four years. Officials have found more than 80 tunnels from California to Arizona since...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Nine months ago, in The Wall Street Journal, a former Bush administration official described the sorry plight of children now streaming northward across the U.S.-Mexico border.
Hundreds of children, mostly from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, are...
| Mar 25, 2014
Time and again Alicia Guerrero had sought protection from the man accused of shooting her in the neck and fatally wounding her 15-year-old daughter last month in the driveway of their Romeoville home.
A Tribune review of court records captures the...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Yoselin Ramos had long wanted to trek to the United States to escape the crushing poverty and rising violence in her hometown in Guatemala.
But it wasn't until the 24-year-old heard about a "new opportunity" that she packed a bag and left her home...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The surge in Central American children illegally entering the United States in recent weeks can’t be solved through enforcement alone, and it is striking pain in the hearts of Border Patrol agents, says a Democratic congressman.
U.S. Rep. Henry...