Borderlands

Weapons conviction reversed for immigrant caught near border

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Monday reversed the firearms conviction of an illegal immigrant who was caught near Green Valley in 2012 with guns, cell phones, a large supply of food and a radio scanner.

Firms showcase products aimed at boosting border security

With some technology seemingly straight out of a summer blockbuster movie, companies from across the country showcased some brand new products this week that they hope will increase the security of America’s borders and improve trade.

Panel: Government needs better way of measuring border security

The Department of Homeland Security needs to find a better way to measure the success of border security policy or else spending on the issue is little more than "a shot in the dark," a panel of experts said Monday.