By Fox News Latino | 09/11/2013 - 16:31
People crossing into the United States do not just get their suitcases searched for potentially suspicious or dangerous contents.
Some people are also getting their laptops searched – and for no apparent reason, a civil rights group is alleging.
The American Civil Liberties Union said the documents released by the federal government on Monday suggest the Homeland Security Department seizes and searches electronic devices at the border without showing reasonable suspicion of a crime or getting a judge's approval.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/26/2013 - 14:20
After the Senate voted on Monday to back an amendment for the immigration reform bill currently being debated which would increase the amount of security currently at U.S. borders, Mexico quickly voiced their concerns.
By Mariela Rosario | 11/10/2010 - 16:00
A group of ten Mexican American women have begun a hunger strike in front of the White House to protest the poverty and violence that has plagued the U.S./Mexico border for years.
Their goal is to increase federal funding for border towns. Cindy Arnolds, the organizer of the hunger strike, told Notimex, "We want to draw public and political attention to the need to invest in the development of communities along the border. There is too much poverty, unemployment and violence."
By Mariela Rosario | 11/09/2010 - 16:14
Gael García Bernal has partnered up with Amnesty International to produce and direct a series of four documentary films chronicling the plight of the immigrant experience called, The Invisibles.
By Mariela Rosario | 08/17/2010 - 16:00
A recent report by the Associated Press highlighted a disturbing trend among Border Patrol agents. It seems that suicides have drastically increased recently. At least 15 agents have killed themselves since February 2008, equaling the largest spike at the law enforcement agency in more than 20 years.
By Mariela Rosario | 08/15/2010 - 10:00
President Barack Obama signed a $600 million border security bill into law last week in hopes of moving the immigration reform debate forward. For years, conservatives and Republicans have argued that a discussion about reforming the current immigration system is not valid until more has been done to reinforce and protect our borders. The border security bill aims to do just that.