Sharyl and investigative producer Daniel Steinberger talk about their trip to the Southern border where they found one county in Arizona taking care of business without federal funds or federal agents.
Nearly every move President Trump has tried to make to tighten up the southern U.S. border has been met with opposition and legal challenges. So some border towns have been left to find their own way to protect their communities. And it turns out necessity is the mother of invention! During my most recent reporting […]
A conviction in the murder of a US Border Patrol agent is focusing additional attention on the debate over a border wall. On Tuesday, Heracio Osorio Arellanes was convicted in federal court in Tucson, Arizona of first degree murder for the 2010 shooting of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry. Terry was ambushed and killed by […]
Two U.S. Army soldiers caught with two illegal immigrants in their vehicle last June have reportedly plead guilty to human smuggling. Marco Antonio Nava, Jr. and Joseph Cleveland were arrested last June. They told authorities it wasn’t the first time they’d smuggled illegal aliens into the U.S. for payments of $1,000 or $1,500. They named other military […]
There’s a startling follow up to my report from last November about a group of citizens from Pakistan and Afghanistan who illegally snuck across the Mexican border into Arizona three days after the Paris attacks and four days after a double suicide bombing in Beirut, Lebanon. Now, seven months later, U.S. Customs and Border Protection […]
Multiple law enforcement officials have told me that the U.S. is no longer calling the shots on our southern border between Arizona and Mexico. They say Mexico’s drug cartels decide who crosses. Sunday on Full Measure, we travel to the border to show you America’s erratic approach to border control. In regions heavily trafficked by the […]
Updates: Border Patrol today confirmed the report issuing this statement: “U.S. Border Patrol agents in Sonoita, Arizona, apprehended five Pakistani nationals and one Afghan national Monday. Agents also arrested two smugglers accompanying the group. As a standard procedure, agents processed the six individuals and checked their identities against numerous law enforcement and national security related databases. […]