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Arizona-Mexico Border Now Has Interviewing Kiosks for “Trusted Travelers”

Using something known as anomaly-detection, interviewing kiosks may soon take the place of in-person preliminary interviews along the Arizona-Mexico border. continue reading »

Authorities at Texas-Mexico Border Testing Surveillance Balloons

In partnership with the Department of Defense (DoD), CBP will begin to test and evaluate whether equipment no longer being used by DoD can be re-purposed for CBP border security efforts in the United States. continue reading »

Mother Accused of Kidnapping Daughter in 2001 Captured Arriving on Plane from Madrid

Customs and Border Protection officers at Washington Dulles International Airport arrested a woman Saturday who has been wanted since 2001 by Los Angeles Police and the FBI for parental kidnapping. continue reading »

Human Smugglers Use Private Plane to Transport Immigrants Through Texas

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents teamed up with Border Patrol in Texas where BP agents say a man attempted to charter a private plane to transport illegal immigrants from safe houses to San Antonio. continue reading »

U.S. and Mexico Launch Campaign to Prevent Immigrant Deaths Along Border

The U.S. Border Patrol, in coordination with the Mexican government, this week is launching a campaign to prevent the deaths of immigrants along the mutual border and to alert them to the dangerous currents in the irrigation canal in El Paso. continue reading »

After Accident in MX, Critically Injured Child Handed to Agents Over Border Fence

A 4-year-old boy was lifted over U.S.-Mexico border fence from the Mexico side after he was critically injured after being hit by a car. On Monday, the boy and his 18-year-old cousin, both American citizens, were lifted over a fence near Jacu continue reading »

ACLU Alleges Extensive Abuse by U.S. Border Patrol

The American Civil Liberties Union today demanded a federal investigation into allegations of rampant abuse of individuals, including U.S. citizens and legal residents, by Customs and Border Protection agents at ports of entry along the U.S.-Mexico border. continue reading »

$40 Million in Meth Chemicals Confiscated by US Customs and Border Protection

U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) aggressive enforcement posture against Mexican drug trafficking organizations continue bringing record-breaking drugs seizures beyond the land border, at U.S. airports and seaports. continue reading »

Border Patrol Capture 14 Undocumented Dominican’s on a Wooden Boat on the Open Seas

Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG) federal law enforcement authorities intercepted a single engine yola type vessel with 14 undocumented citizens of the Dominican Republic. continue reading »

15-Year Old Charged with Murder and Human Smuggling that Left 9 Undocumented Migrants Dead in Crash

Texas authorities filed murder charges Monday against a 15-year-old boy who was at the wheel of a minivan that flipped over and crashed, killing nine undocumented immigrants. continue reading »

Activists say Border Patrol Staking out Arizona Hospitals

The Arizona Human Rights Coalition has asked for the cooperation of the immigrant community to report the presence of Border Patrol agents in hospitals. Kat Rodriguez, the spokesperson for the coalition, told Efe that they had seen an increase in complaints about the presence of Border Patrol agents in the emergency rooms and even maternity wards continue reading »

Woman Shot in El Paso by Bullet From Juarez Side of Border

A Texas border town was running for cover this week after a bullet believed to have come from the Mexico side of the border struck a woman in the leg Tuesday. The victim, an unnamed 48-year-old woman, was walking in Downto continue reading »

Interesting View Of The US-Mexican Border

A small fence separates densely populated Tijuana, Mexico, right, from the United States in the Border Patrol’s San Diego Sector on the left. Construction is underway to extend a secondary fence over the top of this hill and eventually continue reading »

National Guard Troops at US-Mexico Border to be Cut by Half, White House Cites Budget Cuts

The Obama administration has announced that next year, due to budget cuts, the number of National Guard troops will be reduced by at least 50 percent. continue reading »

78 and 81-Year Old Mexican Women Attempt to Smuggle $1 Million in Cash Out of U.S.

U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested one male and two elderly female Mexican nationals on Friday for attempting to smuggle more than $1 million inside a Ford Explorer. continue reading »

In the Past Week 16 Wanted Fugitives Arrested at Texas-Mexico Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at South Texas ports of entry between Pharr and Roma arrested 16 persons wanted on outstanding federal, state and local warrants during the past week. continue reading »

Senior Citizens Arrested at Border for Smuggling ‘Date-Rape’ Drug into U.S.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Tucson Field Office, a component of CBP’s Joint Field Command – Arizona, stopped three Mexican women this week involved continue reading »

Border Patrol Thwarts Smuggling of Honduran 8 and 10-Year Old Boys into U.S.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Brownsville Port of Entry intercepted a man and a woman for alleged violations of immigration law. continue reading »

7,500 Rounds of Ammunition About to be Smuggled to Mexico Seized at Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Tucson Field Office, a component of CBP’s Joint Field Command – Arizona, arrested a man for attempting to smuggle nearly 7,500 rounds of ammunition into Mexico yesterday. continue reading »

More and More Children Found as Decoys in Drug Smuggling Operations

In what has become a disturbing recent trend, criminals are using children as decoys in drug smuggling vehicles. In the last two days, Border Patrol agents assigned to the Tucson Sector, a component of the Joint Field Command – Arizona, have removed five children from vehicles in two failed smuggling attempts. continue reading »