Gunmen kill Mexican general and his wife

Gunmen killed a Mexican general sent by the government to tame violence in a northern state plagued by drug cartel crimes along the US border, authorities said Monday.

Undocumented prize-winning reporter held at US border

Pulitzer-prize winning journalist and prominent activist Jose Antonio Vargas, who revealed in 2011 that he is an undocumented immigrant, was detained by US border patrol agents Tuesday, officials said.

Biden vows to tackle `unacceptable` child migrant surge

Vice President Joe Biden is demanding that Central American nations work with to halt the cascade of illegal child migrants from the region from reaching the southern US border.

300-yard section of Mexican highway collapses after earthquakes

Mexico says a 300-yard (metre) section of a highway near the US border has collapsed, sinking about 100 feet (30 metres) after a series of small earthquakes.

Mexican Army finds new drug tunnel at US border

A Mexican official says soldiers have found a new tunnel that was being dug under the border with the United States.

US-Mexico border shooting: Fellow agents shot at each other

Agent Nicholas Ivie apparently opened fire first and wounded one of the other agents but was killed in the return fire.

US tests new `avatar` border agent technology

Although not classified as a lie detector, AVATAR can indicate if abnormalities exist in the applicants` answers such as long pauses.

Pak to replace `insecure` US border watch software

Pak has rejected the US offer to upgrade a border security watch system supplied by it.

Homeland Security to use drones along US border

The drones will be used to protect the southern border of the United States.