The group he was with – at least twenty migrants and two smugglers, known as "coyotes" – reportedly left him there.
Witnesses told investigators the agent shot the man while he was down on the ground. The agent's lawyer denied the claim.
The U.S. State Department has ordered its consular employees to use only armored cars when driving in the Mexican state of Sonora.
At 27 percent, Yuma County's unemployment rate is the second worst in the country, just behind neighboring Imperial County, California.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, or ATF, established Project Gunrunner in 2006 to stem the flow of illegal weapons from the U.S. to Mexico. But a recent review reveals significant weaknesses with the program.
A federal agent on horse patrol in a remote area near the Nogales border Tuesday morning, shot a Mexican national in the abdomen. The Border Patrol has given no information saying that the case is under investigation by the FBI.
Citing concerns of violence in Mexico, the state of Arizona has ordered its fruit and vegetable inspectors not to cross the border to check the goods coming into the state. The produce industry says the mandate leaves them unprepared to deal with the resulting backup.
In Imperial County's El Centro, high unemployment has long been a concern. But city officials say the shocking unemployment rate is misleading.
A new study says Immigration and Customs Enforcement wastes resources by targeting the wrong people for deportation.
American colleges have grown more racially diverse in recent years, but minority students, especially Latinos, still lag behind in academic success. A look into Hispanic Serving Institutions and whether they're making higher education more accessible.
An estimated 80,000 farms in California and many more along the border rely on undocumented workers to keep labor costs down. But for many farm owners, the nation's current debate over immigration is the least of their concerns.
The most recent employment data show that 151,000 jobs were added in the U.S. in October. But immigrant workers are having an easier time landing jobs than native-born Americans.
The Mexican army allowed reporters into the drug smuggling tunnel Thursday afternoon that connects a Tijuana warehouse with one in San Diego. The smugglers used a motorized cart to transport the drugs to San Diego. KPBS Border Reporter Amy Isackson got a ride.
U.S. and Mexican authorities have found a drug smuggling tunnel that runs from Tijuana to San Diego. It isn’t the most sophisticated or the longest tunnel discovered, but is significant for the amount of marijuana authorities seized.
United States and Mexican authorities have discovered a drug-smuggling tunnel and 20 tons of marijuana at a warehouse in Otay Mesa, California.