Border patrol Agent Brian Terry was killed in a gun battle Tuesday night. It could be a sign that smugglers are becoming more willing 'to just to shoot it out with agents.'
A handful of protests were staged Thursday in Mexico against Arizona immigration law SB1070, and a Black Eyed Peas member this week joined other musicians such as Shakira and Kanye West in denouncing it.
Arizona immigration law targeting immigrants has already encouraged Mexicans to begin returning home, even as a US judge halted key portions of SB1070 from taking effect. The Mexico government is boosting legal services in Arizona, and shelters in Sonora state are preparing for an influx.
A Pakistani rescue worker shows a picture album found in the wreckage of a plane that crashed near Islamabad, Pakistan on Wednesday.
Boycotts from Mexico and several US cities aren't likely to throw Arizona back into a recession, but the fallout from the Arizona immigration law is hurting some businesses in the short term.
A federal policeman guards the area where bodies were found on a highway to the US border found in the town of San Juan near the city of Monterrey, Mexico, May 13, 2012.
The virtual border fence was supposed to revolutionize US-Mexico border security. But delays and glitches led Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to freeze its funding Wednesday.
This weekend's deadly Mexico shootings of two Americans in the border city of Ciudad Juarez comes amid US alerts urging Americans to limit travel to parts of Mexico during spring break.
Gunmen in the violence-plagued border city of Cuidad Juarez killed two Americans and one Mexican with ties to the US Consulate on Saturday. Authorities are still trying to assess the motive for the Mexico killings.
The Border Patrol has found more smuggling tunnels there than anywhere else in the US.